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NoSQL Database Technology: A Survey and Comparison of Systems



James Phillips presents the origins of NoSQL, followed by a comparison of various NoSQL solutions and ending with an architect’s view of Couchbase.


James Phillips is co-founder of Couchbase. In 1984, at age 17, he co-founded his first software company, Fifth Generation Systems – acquired by Symantec in 1993 forming the foundation of Symantec's PC backup software business. Immediately prior to Couchbase, James was co-founder and CEO of Akimbi Systems, a virtualization software company acquired by VMware in 2006.

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Aug 06, 2012