Over the last few weeks I have been playing around with the concept of NOSQL databases for the enterprise. Instead of just one implementation, I have tried it on three: MongoDB, HBase and Cassandra. As expected on the enterprise architecture level, I had found was regardless of the implementation, the pros, cons, justifications, risks and [...]
As an enterprise grows, the amount of data it accumulates goes as well. In order to make the most use of that data to support the business, it needs to be analyzed to determine places for growth to support the business strategy.
I have played around with a few document oriented databases before: Lotus Notes, Berkley DB, CouchDB and MongoDB. I have even built one a while back using Perl and Oracle because I couldn’t get the DBA to be amenable to schema changes when requirements are in flux. Â In the end it was a toss up between [...]