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A YesSQL Cloud Alternative

Sep 17, 2010, 01:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael M. David)

"A lot has been written about the "NoSQL" alternative as an alternative to SQL and other large database systems for a lighter, faster, cheaper alternative for the cloud. Most of these light weight database processors ignore data processing principles and lack the ability to turn data into information. This SQL trade-off may not be necessary.

"There has been a lot written about the "NoSQL" alternative in the press as an alternative to SQL and other large database systems for a lighter, faster, cheaper, easier to add new data types, and larger memory capacity alternative for the cloud. Most of these light weight database processors do what they claim but at a cost of ignoring data processing principles and lacking the ability to turn data into information. This SQL trade-off may not be necessary. The solution is to take advantage of ANSI SQL's powerful inherent full hierarchical processing capability as described previously in this series of articles on SQL hierarchical processing.

"Hierarchical Structure Natural Benefits

"Hierarchical structures are very unique not only in how well they organize data, but also in how they naturally capture more meaning than is stored with the data. Even more impressive is their ability to dynamically process this natural goldmine of meaning in unlimited ways that further increases the value of the stored data. With the increased use of hierarchical XML data structures today, there is an incredible amount of unused data value potential available."

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