Nic Hemley, Head of Development for Scott Logic in Bristol, co-founded the Bristech meetup in July 2013, inspired by an existing group in Edinburgh. In this series of blog posts, Nic will be telling the story of this meetup: its genesis, challenges and possible future direction.
With non-relational database implementations (key-store, graph, etc.) entering the mainstream, the necessity has arisen to synchronise relational databases to their non-relational cousins. Furthermore, a non-relational data source may be fitted retrospectively to an existing RDBMS deployment to leverage the benefits of a non-relational schema with only minor 'integration disturbance' to...