Taking a Look into the NoSQL World (Part 3)

Document database are commonly confused as databases capable of store binary documents like a pdf, docx or any other file format similarly to Electronic Document Management (EDM) system. However, document databases is one of the simplest NoSQL ones and can be summarized as a storage that persist data in a very flexible format minimizing metadata configuration dependencies and complexity.

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Taking a Look into the NoSQL World (Part 2)

Column databases are essentially the ones that store data where a key map to a set of columns, and physically common column are stored together. From all NoSQL databases, they are the easiest to compare against relational ones since a column family can be looked as a table, its key thought as a primary key, and all columns seen as table columns.

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Taking a Look into the NoSQL World (Part 1)

The NoSQL term was used the first time by Carlo Strozzi in 1998, his main purpose was given a distinct notation for lightweight open source relational database that exposed no SQL standard interface. The term gained the World only in 2009 when Eric Evans used it to name open-source distributed database that had in common a non-relational data structure.

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