Using MongoDB as a queue

For some reason, I was very curious about NoSQL technologies when they started gaining hype against traditional RDBMS systems.

Maybe because I was a firm believer that for certain tasks RDBMS systems just excel. And of course I am talking about tasks that ACID properties are crucial. Or about tasks that transactions are much needed.

But all those fanatics trying to prove that MongoDB is a high performance “web scale” database got me curious.

So I started playing with it.

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Oracle Database

I have been using Oracle DB as a client, sending basic queries and doing basic DB work with the Oracle Application Express Web Interface.

This week, I installed and configured Oracle Enterprise Edition 12g on a Windows 2008 server cloud machine as well as Oracle Application Express 10g locally on my laptop.

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