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NoSQL for Mere Mortals® by Dan Sullivan

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7. Document Database Terminology

“We must dare to think ‘unthinkable’ thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world.”

—J. WILLIAM FULBRIGHTFORMER U.S. SENATOR

Topics Covered In This Chapter

Document and Collection Terms

Types of Partitions

Data Modeling and Query Processing

The previous chapter introduced the basic concepts of document databases. This chapter focuses on defining commonly used terms in document database theory and practice.

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As with the other terminology chapters in this book, the goal is to provide in-depth descriptions of key terms used in document ...

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