End Point, a database expert and full-service ecommerce consulting company, performed a series of performance tests on leading NoSQL database vendors. The overall conclusion shows Apache Cassandra™ significantly outperforming the most recent version of other NoSQL databases, including Couchbase 3.0, MongoDB 3.0 (with the Wired Tiger storage engine) and HBase 0.98, in throughput and latency.
As a DBA, perhaps you’ve seen database engines such as object-oriented and
OLAP databases come and go, and you’re
wondering why NoSQL should be any
different. You may ask questions like: What kinds of administration and management work does NoSQL entail? How do I create databases, objects, and read/write data without SQL? Learn what NoSQL is, why it’s needed, and when it’s not.
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