10 things you Need to Know About NoSQL Databases
Sep 30, 2010, 22:32 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Herman Mehling)
"For about two decades, the relational database (RDBMS) model
was the only game in town for database management. Over the past
few years, another game has emerged: NoSQL, a non-relational
distributed database model. Read on to learn the top 5 benefits and
the top 5 disadvantages.
"While far from new -- the NoSQL concept has been around for 10
years or so -- NoSQL has been attracting a lot of attention in
recent years, primarily due to big-name production implementations.
Amazon's Dynamo and Google's BigTable are among the best known
"While NoSQL offers a number of benefits, it is not without
"Here are Five Benefits of NoSQL
"It's Open Source - Mostly a Good Thing
"Open source products provide developers with some great
benefits, notably their no-cost status. Other benefits: open-source
software tends to be more reliable, secure, and faster to deploy
than proprietary alternatives.
"Popular NoSQL DBs are Cassandra, CouchDB, Hbase, MongoDB, and