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Practical MongoDB: Architecting, Developing, and Administering MongoDB by Navin Sabharwal, Shakuntala Gupta Edward

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© Shakuntala Gupta Edward, Navin Sabharwal 2015
Shakuntala Gupta Edward and Navin SabharwalPractical MongoDB10.1007/978-1-4842-0647-8_2

2. NoSQL

Shakuntala Gupta Edward and Navin Sabharwal2
(1)
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
(2)
New Delhi, Delhi, India
 
“NoSQL is a new way of designing Internet-scale database solutions. It is not a product or technology but a term that defines a set of database technologies that are not based on the traditional RDBMS principles.”
In this chapter, we will cover the definition and basics of NoSQL. We will introduce you to the CAP theorem and will talk about the NRW notations. We will compare the ACID and BASE approaches and finally conclude the chapter by comparing NoSQL and SQL database technologies.

2.1 SQL

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