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Alex Brandt

Alex Brandt
Rackspace Hosting

Alex Brandt is a cloud developer at Rackspace, helping people build distributed scalable systems with a variety of technologies. An emerging evangelist for all things cloud, he has worked in IT support and solutioning as well as research in the realm of physics. Alex holds a B.S. in computer science and physics from Minnesota State University Moorhead.


Databases & Datastores
Portland 256
Alex Brandt (Rackspace Hosting)
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There has been an explosion in datastore technologies. There are five main types of datastores: Relational, Column Family, Graph, Key-Value and Document. Polyglot Persistence, or the ability to have many different types of datastores interacting with one application, is becoming more prominent and beginning to take center stage. Read more.