by Toan T
When we are think about databases, the words that come to mind is always relational and SQL. Relational database has help us store database very efficiently and securely but that does not mean it will fit in with everyone’s applications. NoSQL is still maturing at its current life with its issues of data integrity and availability. It is also unknown how it will outperform the traditional SQL approach when it comes to large scale databases but it does provide some features that do seem very appealing. I find this article to be somewhat relevant to the class even though we did not talk about NoSQL. As we are learning SQL, knowing and understanding the alternatives and how they are compared to the traditional approach is also a good way to understand how data can be stored in different ways.
Source: arrison, G. (2010). NoSQL and document-oriented databases. Database Trends and Applications, 24(4), 32-32. Retrieved from http://search.proquest.com/docview/816700657?accountid=10357
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