Deploying MarkLogic applications with Gradle

by Rob Rudin
But it worked on my machine... Configuration management is essential for every software project. Few tasks are less enjoyable and more frustrating than tracking down configuration issues that cause a feature to work in one environment, but not in another environment. Days and hours are lost, morale suffers, LinkedIn profiles are updated - everyone loses when configuration management isn't performed well. Configuration management for MarkLogic has normally meant writing scripts that use the XQuery Admin APIs. That's the approach I saw when I first started using MarkLogic - we cobbled together Ant files to invoke custom XQuery scripts to configure our applications. This was before the days of Roxy, which for the past several years has greatly simplified configuring MarkLogic by handling most of the scripting for you. But with the introduction of the Management REST API in MarkLogic 6, and the completion of that API in MarkLogic 8, developers and system administrators can now configure a ...

Five great reasons for developers to attend MarkLogic World in May

by Dave Cassel
MarkLogic World 2016 is shaping up to be great for developers and architects working with MarkLogic. Here are five reasons you should be in San Francisco May 9th-12th.

I is for Isolation, That's Good Enough for Me!

by David Gorbet
Recently I was involved in a customer inquiry about transaction isolation. The customer had observed an unexpected interaction between two concurrent transactions and wanted an explanation of what they were seeing. This customer is fairly sophisticated, with many folks familiar with isolation principles and even a PhD in distributed computing, which made me think that a lot of people probably aren’t very familiar with the nuances of transaction isolation, especially as it relates to MarkLogic.

Recommendations about Stemming Options

by Mary Holstege
Are there any recommendation regarding the stemming option to use between basic, advanced and decompounding? Would it be a good approach to always use the "advanced" option when enabling stemming for French?

True or False? MarkLogic is ACID compliant

by Paxton Hare
MarkLogic is a transactional, ACID compliant NOSQL database. Read on for proof and sample code.

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