NoSQL databases have been around for several years now and have become a choice of data storage for managing semi-structured and unstructured data. These databases offer lot of advantages in terms of linear scalability and better performance for both data writes and reads. InfoQ spoke with four panelists to get different perspectives on the current state of NoSQL databases.
DataStax recently announced a new product called DataStax Graph to store graph data models. It's based on open source Titan graph database and uses Apache Tinkerpop framework's Gremlin query language. InfoQ spoke with Martin Van Ryswyk about the new product.
Current enterprise data architectures include NoSQL databases co-existing with relational databases. However, NoSQL data management currently lacks mature methods and tools to manage NoSQL data. In this article, author discusses a solution for managing both NoSQL and relational databases using Unified Data Modeling techniques.
In this article, Dr. Josiah Carlson, author of the book “Redis in Action”, explains how to use Redis and sorted sets with hashes for time series analysis. 3
Neo Technology, the company behind the graph NoSQL database Neo4j, recently released version 2.3 of the database and also announced openCypher initiative. InfoQ spoke with Philip Rathle about it.
In this article, author Dan Macklin discusses the transition to Riak NoSQL and Erlang based architecture coupled with Convergent Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) and lessons learned with the transition. 3
ColumnarStore can offer performance improvements over traditional tables, but aren’t always faster. Aleksandr Shavlyuga explores the power, and limitations of SQL Server’s ColumnStore Indexes.
Author Lenley Hensarling discusses Foreign Data Wrapper (FDW) feature in Postgres database. FDW provides a SQL interface for accessing data from disparate sources like NoSQL databases.
An interview with Google's William Vambenepe, who's lead product manager for Big Data services, to ask him about the shift from products to services when working with Big Data.
NoSQL for Mere Mortals introduces the major types of databases that fall under the NoSQL umbrella and explains both their advantages and shortcomings. Review and interview with the author. 2
DevOps is the industrialization of IT, says Nati Shalom. Organizations that wish to optimize for speed and cost cannot afford silos anymore."Doing DevOps" is not adding new features to existing tools.
Graph NoSQL databases support data models with connected data. In this article, author discusses security implications of graph databases in use cases like graph discovery and knowledge management.