See on Scoop.it – Corporate Challenge of Big Data
NoSQL: Next Generation Databases mostly addressing some of the points: being non-relational, distributed, open-source and horizontally scalable.
See on nosql-database.org
Couchbase is officially opening up two new technologies to mobile developers as part of a public beta program. Couchbase Lite is a lightweight database designed specifically for iOS and Android devices, while Cloud Sync Gateway syncs local data with a bigger database in the cloud.
See on gigaom.com
Do you think that you’re working with “Big Data”? or is it “Small Data”? If you’re asking ad hoc questions of your data, you’ll probably need something that supports “query-response” performance or, in other words, “near real-time”. We’re not talking about batch analytics, but more interactive / iterative analytics. Think NoSQL, or “near real-time Hadoop” with technologies like Impala. Here’s my view of Big versus Small with ad hoc analytics in either case.
See on jameskaskade.com
Performance is another way that NoSQL databases can excel. Every time you add a new server to a NoSQL database cluster, there is performance scaling by virtue of the fact that you’re throwing another processor into the equation.
Because of their distributed nature, Wiederhold says, NoSQL databases can be pretty much always on.
See on readwrite.com