Marting Fowler and Pramod Sadalage in an infographic promoting their upcoming book (PDF):
Polyglot persistence will occur over the enterprise as different applications use different data storage technologies. It will also occur within a single application as different parts of an application’s data store have different access characteristics.
There are over 2 years since I’ve begun evangelizing polyglot persistence. By now, most thought leaders agree it is the future. Next on my agenda is having the top relational vendors sign off too. Actually, I’m almost there: Oracle is promoting an Oracle NoSQL Database and Microsoft is offering both relational and non-relational solutions with Azure. They just need to say it.
Original title and link: The Future is Polyglot Persistence ( ©myNoSQL)