For NoSQL databases there are no clear rules like the Boyce-Codd Normal Form database normalization. Data modeling and analysis of data access patterns are two fundamental activities. While over the last 2 years we’ve gather some recipes, it’s always a good idea to check what are the recommended ways to model your data with your choice of NoSQL database.
After the break, watch 10gen’s Richard Kreuter’s presentation on MongoDB schema design.
In the same series:
- MongoDB at Foursquare: Practical Data Storage
- Backing Up MongoDB: Single Server, Replica Sets, Sharded Cluster
Original title and link: MongoDB Schema Design Basics ( ©myNoSQL)