Why should we know NoSQL? Part 1
From large banks to popular online games, healthcare industry to major retail stores – everyone is enjoying the success of the NoSQL movement. Need a recent example? Obamacare (what your opinion on this may be) is launched on a NoSQL database system.
In my first post on the NoSQL databases we will take a short journey to the NoSQL world briefly covering the following points.
- What is NoSQL
- Why NoSQL is important now
- How NoSQL databases emerged
What is NoSQL?
- NoSQL-database.org defines NoSQL as “Next Generation Databases mostly addressing some of the points: being non-relational, distributed, open-source and horizontally scalable.”
- NoSQL does not represent a single database or technology. People use the term “NoSQL” to represent a family of databases and data stores…
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