Beyond the LAMP stack, NoSQL, MongoDB and PHP
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The NoSQL movement is gathering steam here in Silicon Valley and MongoDB is one of the most popular of the NoSQL databases.
IBM DeveloperWorks has had several articles about MongoDB: An Introduction to MongoDB, and
Explore MongoDB Learn why this database management system is so popular,
and also Java Development 2.0: MongoDB: A NoSQL datastore with (all the right) RDBMS moves
Steven Francias, he is Chief Solutions Architect at 10gen, MongoDB and PHP Document-Oriented Data for Web Developers, just published, is a good introduction to using MongoDB with PHP.
It goes from installation and simple use to MapReduce, replication, and sharding.
For more advanced use of MongoDB, please refer to the following IBM article:
Domain-model persistence with Morphia and MongoDB Use Morphia to persist, load, delete, and query a Java domain model mapped to MongoDB