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Madhivanan Ramachandran
Posted by Madhivanan Ramachandran
May 6, 2014

Relational Vs Non-Relational databases – Part 2

In my previous post, we have seen some fundamental differences between Relational and Non-Relational databases. In this post, let’s talk about Scalability of these...

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Madhivanan Ramachandran
Posted by Madhivanan Ramachandran
April 23, 2014

Relational vs. non-relational databases – Part 1

For the past few years, NoSQL or Non-relational database tools have gained much popularity in terms of storing huge amount of data and scaling...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
April 16, 2014

HBase: 5 tips for running on low memory EC2

When running on EC2, you often can’t win when it comes to instance types. One of the more cost-effective types available is the c1.xlarge....

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
April 2, 2014

Big data showdown: Cassandra vs. HBase

In this brave new world of big data, a database technology called “Bigtable” would seem to be worth considering — particularly if that technology...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 13, 2014

What's better for your big data application, SQL or NoSQL?

One of the critical decisions facing companies embarking on big data projects is which database to use, and often that decision swings between SQL...

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Arvind Lakshminarayanan
Posted by Arvind Lakshminarayanan
March 10, 2014

Open source data grows up: Choosing MySQL, NoSQL, or both

Open source data has a split personality. There’s the NoSQL zealot who likes to fire off tirades against the restrictive world of relational databases,...

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