Friends Don’t Let Friends Use JSON (in their data lakes)

I’ve never been a JSON hater, but I’ve recently run into enough pain with JSON as a data serialization format that my feelings are edging toward dislike. However, JSON is a fact of life in most data pipelines, especially those that receive event-stream data from a third-party supplier. This post reflects on some of the problems that I’ve seen, and solutions that I’ve used

TechCast #59 – Eric Snyder on MongoDB, a NoSQL Database Engine

Chariot’s own Eric Snyder discusses MongoDB, a document-oriented NoSQL database. Show Notes MongoDB is built and supported by 10gen Information on BSON, a Binary format similar to JSON: http://bsonspec.org/ Document oriented datastore. Documents are JSON-like. Storage is really BSON, a binary representation of JSON. Supports ad-hoc querying (like relational) Queries are expressed as BSON documents. You … Read More