NoSQL

NoSQL, Part 2: Grappling With Big Data

16th Jan `14, 12:31 PM in NoSQL

Back in 2009, SQL databases began emerging, mainly to handle modern Web-scale databases. They could handle massive amounts…

BDMS
Guest Contributor
 

Back in 2009, SQL databases began emerging, mainly to handle modern Web-scale databases. They could handle massive amounts of data; tackle the exponential growth of newly created digital content from social media sites and websites; and help build value around data by connecting the dots — no small task when a plethora of data is continuously being created.

Those very features led Twitter to move from shared MySQL + Memcached to the Apache Cassandra project in 2010.

NoSQL tools really came into their own with the advent of Big Data — data collections so large that they cannot be effectively managed or exploited using conventional data management tools such as traditional relational database management systems.

Read More
MORE FROM BIG DATA MADE SIMPLE