Last week, the NoSQL database host MongoHQ suffered a breach which exposed customer files, email addresses and password data to the attackers. The ripples from that breach are still being felt, as users of the Sunrise calendar app on the iPhone found out this morning. Luckily that password data was not only encrypted, but hashed using bcrypt. As security expert [Paul Ducklin](http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2013/10/31/lessons-to-learn-from-the-mongohq-database-breach/) from Sophos explains: "bcrypt is a so-called keystretching function that ramps up the time it takes for a supplied password to be checked against its stored hash, by requiring various parts of the hash calculation to be repeated …

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With the constant growth of NoSQL databases, wouldn't it be convenient if Daniweb had a nosql forum? Maybe not specialized forums like MSSQL, MySQL or Oracle, but a general forum for NoSQL database systems.

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Hi all, I've been looking into NoSQL (particularily MangoDB) and am liking what I see. I have one clarification though: If I'm gathering data about a particular "thing" on a daily basis, should I have one document per "thing" and add the new data to it every day? Or should I be creating a new document for each day's data? I would prefer to expand the document with each days findings, but fear that this could have performance issues as the document could expand indefinitely. Or is this the point of NoSQL and am I stuck in a relational mindset?? …

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Hey guys, im working on a website and i need to design the database so that a user can follow another user and it will be easy to figure out the number of people i follow and the number of followers i have. I'm using mongoDb btw. [URL="http://www.mongodb.org/"]http://www.mongodb.org/[/URL] can someone please provide an explenation on how i can achieve this by using a NoSql database such as the one i listed? Thank you

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The End.