Rise of NoSQL databases

Over the last few years we have seen the rise of a new type of databases, known as NoSQL databases that are challenging the dominance of relational databases. Relational databases have dominated the software industry for a long time providing mechanisms to store data persistently, concurrency control, transactions, mostly… Read More

Cassandra – Types of NoSQL Databases

There are four general types (most common categories) of NoSQL databases. Each of these categories has its own specific attributes and limitations. There is not a single solution which is better than all others; however there are some databases that are better to solve specific… Read More