October 18, 2009

NoSQL: Distributed and Scalable Non-Relational Database Systems

Article Source Linux Magazine
October 18, 2009, 6:19 pm

There’s an interesting shift happening in the world of Web-scale data stores. A whole new breed of scalable data stores is gaining popularity very quickly. The traditional LAMP stack is starting to look like a thing of the past. For a few years now, memcached has often appeared right next to MySQL, and now the whole “data tier” is being shaken up.

While some might see it as a move away from MySQL and PostgreSQL, the traditional open source relational data stores, it’s actually a higher-level change...

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