Indeed, “big data” is mostly an outgrowth of the huge amounts of information that were collected and needed to be used by the big Internet services. Most the big services quickly found out that the amount of data they needed to store and the frequency in which they need to update and access it could not be met by traditional relational database management systems
Even if I’m writing about NoSQL databases and adjacent technologies for almost 3 years, I don’t think I’ve authored a single generic post meant to popularize the NoSQL movement. By now, I understand the recipe: get all
terms buzzwords, gather all your previous posts about companies that might be somehow related, and glue everything together with things that not necessary make sense, but sound good . I still don’t think I could write one though.
NB: After reading this article, could you please teach me how should I spell NoSQL: noSQL, !SQL, NoSQL, no-SQL, or not-only-SQL.
Original title and link: Popularizing the NoSQL Movement ( ©myNoSQL)