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What is NoSQL? 18Sep, 2013

What is NoSQL?

In order to understand NoSQL database management systems, let us review relational database systems (rdbms). Relational databases were introduced in 1970s, are traditional databases that follow ACID nature and lets different applications to store data using standard data modelling and query language ( SQL). When these databases were developed the users on the web were so less that they are incomparable with today’s internet users. Since the web explosion, the amount of data stored about users, events etc. has also exploded. In order to store large amount of data NoSQL came into existence. NoSql is a non-relational database management system that was designed for distributed data stores where very large scale of data storing is needed. For example, Google and…

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