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NoSQL for Mere Mortals® by Dan Sullivan

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2. Variety of NoSQL Databases

“Nothing is pleasant that is not spiced with variety.”

—FRANCIS BACON

Topics Covered In This Chapter

Data Management with Distributed Databases

ACID and BASE

A Variety of Distributed Databases

NoSQL databases solve a wide variety of data management problems by offering several types of solutions. NoSQL databases are commonly designed to use multiple servers, but this is not a strict requirement. When systems run on multiple servers, instead of on just one computer, they are known as distributed systems (see Figure 2.1).

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Figure 2.1 Single server versus distributed system.

This chapter starts with a review of common ...

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