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NoSql vs Relational Database

February 11, 2013 1 comment

In my last article I tried to explain NoSQL Do’s and Don’ts. Now it’s time to summarize the criteria that would represent an endorsement for either NoSQL or relational databases. And these criteria are going to break down into a few different areas like financial, issues of demand or load on the system, and the type of work, the workload that the system needs to take on. Read more…

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What is Graph Databases?

January 14, 2013 Leave a comment

This is last item is NoSQL Categories Breakdown series, in this article I will explain about Graph Databases which is one of the subcategory in NoSQL databases. Specialty of Graph Databases is they work really great for tracking relationships and that’s why this category is great fit for social network applications or just about anything where relationships are playing really important roles. And relationships can be thought of in an expansive way because you know how relationships costs in RDBMS. In Graph Database one relationship is about ownership or control and with we can pretty much represent just any data from that database. Read more…

What is Wide Column Stores?

January 13, 2013 1 comment

As mentioned in my earlier article for Key-Value Stores, wide column stores have tables which contains columns. The small difference is that Wide Column Stores takes a hybrid approach mixing the declarative characteristics game of relational databases with the key-value pair based and totally variables schema of key-value stores. Wide Column databases stores data tables as sections of columns of data rather than as rows of data. Read more…

What is Key-Value Stores?

December 25, 2012 2 comments

In my previous article I explained about categories of NoSQL Databases and in this series of articles I’ll explain all four categories in details.

Let’s look at the essentially key-value stores. Which are really the most common and the most foundational, and also the most general purpose of NoSQL Database. They are not necessarily the most popular because Key-Value stores tend to be less exotic as compare to other NoSQL Databases. But they tend to fit so many different purposes especially well suited to a great variety of applications. Read more…

NoSQL Categories Breakdown

December 25, 2012 2 comments

As covered in my [last post]. In the era of Big Data, good old RDBMS concepts are no longer the right concepts for many unstructured and semi-structured database jobs. Here is another attempt to explain NoSQL with their Architecture and Categories. Read more…

What is NoSQL

September 28, 2012 3 comments

Now a days in IT Industry everyone is talking about NoSQL Databases. And most of them are not aware of what exactly NoSQL is where we can implement it. In this article I’m trying to explain about what is NoSQL Databases and how different they are from Relational Databases. In order to understand NoSQL I’ll put some light on Relational Database Model. Read more…

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