In-memory data grids (IMDG) are gaining lot of attention recently because of their support for dynamic scalability and high performance for data intensive applications. InfoQ spoke with Jags Ramnarayan, Chief Architect for GemFire products at VMWare, about the architecture of in-memory data grids, their advantages compared to the traditional databases, and emerging trends in this space.
NoSQL databases offer alternative data storage options for storing unstructured data compared to traditional relational databases. Though the NoSQL databases have been getting a lot of attention lately, the security aspects of storing and accessing NoSQL data haven't been given much emphasis. This article focuses on the security considerations and best practices in accessing the NoSQL databases.
With the recent NoSQL movement there are several alternative data storage solutions available compared to the traditional relational databases. In this article, author Srinath Perera discusses the various data storage options and what to consider when choosing each of these solutions.
Sourav Mazumder explores what NoSQL databases are, how they fit into Enterprise IT, challenges facing enterprise adoption, choosing an appropriate NoSQL database, and NoSQL database adoption advice. 15