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Using MongoDB for the Art Genome Project; MongoDB Gotchas from Turntable.fm

  • Aug 16, 2011 · 6:30 PM
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Art.sy is a fine art search engine that uses the Art Genome Project to infer connections between tens of thousands of works by classic and contemporary artists. After building a prototype with MySQL it became clear that a relational database was poorly suited for storing data in a high dimensional space.  We have then adopted MongoDB and are now running it as our only database in production, searching a 560-dimensional genome space in under 1/4s per query using RoR/Mongoid. 

Presenter: Daniel Doubrovkine

In addition, Billy Chasen will be presenting on MongoDB "gotchas" based on his experience at turntable.fm

After the Meetup, we will be attending Irish Times for a drink -- please join us!

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