Best Practices for NoSQL Databases

by Angela Guess Wayne Kernochan recently shared his thoughts on NoSQL best practices in Enterprise Apps Today. His list begins, “(1) In many if not most cases, the NoSQL database should be used as a complement to an existing or additional relational database that at the least handles deeper post-arrival data analytics. (2) All else […]

3 Key Advantages of NoSQL Databases

by Angela Guess Christopher Tozzi recently wrote in The VAR Guy, “[R]elational databases are great if you know ahead of time what structure your data will take, and have a sense of how much data you need to store. But what if your storage needs are less predictable? What if they need to be highly […]

How NoSQL Databases Fill the Information Gap

by Angela Guess Ravi Mayuram, SVP of Couchbase, recently wrote in Enterprise Tech, “If data is getting more plentiful and hardware is cheaper and more powerful, why aren’t we doing more to put the information we have to better use? The answer is that we’ve lacked the right tools for processing information. NoSQL databases fill […]

4 Use Cases for NoSQL Databases

by Angela Guess Jim Scott recently put together a list of four “game-changing” use cases for NoSQL databases in Smart Data Collective. He begins with financial services: “When you picture a trading firm or hedge fund, you might see a Gordon Gecko clone, clutching multiple phones, hunched over a Bloomberg terminal, barking orders to buy […]

NoSQL Technology Rising to the Challenges of Modern BI

by Angela Guess Jason Tee reports for The Server Side, “In today’s era of cheap, highly available storage capacity, data keeps getting bigger with no end in sight. This bounty brings with it both benefits and difficulties. Organizations have more opportunities than ever to acquire insightful business intelligence (BI) by taking advantage of unprecedented access […]

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