Supply cloud-level data scalability with NoSQL databases
Explore cloud and NoSQL database design basics
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Date archived: November 29, 2016 | First published: March 25, 2013
Relatively low-cost, high-performance NoSQL (Not Only SQL) databases contain some features that are useful when it comes to data scalability: Horizontal scalability, support for weaker consistency models, more flexible schemas and data models, and support for simple low-level query interfaces. This article explores NoSQL databases, including an overview of the capabilities and features of NoSQL systems HBase, MongoDB, SimpleDB. It also covers cloud and NoSQL database design basics.
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