NoSQL and cloud computing were made for each other. Dig in to the types of database offerings that are available from cloud major providers and third-party vendors
"The emergence of globally scalable online services for social networks, streaming content, news distribution and retail significantly changed the requirements for application infrastructure and software architectures,"
notes Kurt Marko
SearchCloudComputing. "One of the most substantial transformations came in the way systems store, organize and access data.
Legacy relational database management systems (RDBMSes), such as Oracle Database, are a poor match for web apps that require distributed, scale-out cluster infrastructure. NoSQL databases are a better fit for loosely coupled designs, in which application data and executable code are spread across multiple machines and data centers. With its origins rooted in the open source community and cloud-native development, IaaS providers have built various NoSQL database types to target different data and use cases..."
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