35+ Use Cases for Choosing Your Next NoSQL Database
Monday, June 20, 2011 at 8:50AM
Todd Hoff in nosql

We've asked What The Heck Are You Actually Using NoSQL For?. We've asked 101 Questions To Ask When Considering A NoSQL Database. We've even had a webinar What Should I Do? Choosing SQL, NoSQL or Both for Scalable Web Applications.

Now we get to the point of considering use cases and which systems might be appropriate for those use cases.

What are your options?

First, let's cover what are the various data models. These have been adapted from Emil Eifrem and NoSQL databases

Document Databases

Graph Databases
Relational Databases

Object Oriented Databases

Key-Value Stores

BigTable Clones 
Data Structure Servers
Grid Databases

What should your application use?

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Which is Better?

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