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Why NoSQL Databases Are Gaining Fans

By Conor Self - October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Given their Web roots, Cassandra, Couchbase and MongoDB have certainly taken more business away from MySQL than any commercially licensed database, but the recent infusions of capital show that there’s big money riding on broad enterprise adoption of NoSQL.

When NoSQL Makes Sense

By Conor Self - October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Scalability and flexibility. These are the two key attributes of NoSQL databases, the ones that have made them big data darlings.

A new database dawn?

By Conor Self - October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Rising data levels and real-time web applications are driving a shift towards NoSQL databases a move that could be as significant as the switch from mainframe to relational databases 30 years ago.