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MongoDB at GOV.UK: The Power of the Document Model

The alpha version of GOV.UK was using MySQL and PostgreSQL. GOV.UK beta is based on Amazon RDS (MySQL) and MongoDB. In there words:

We started out building everything using MySQL but moved to MongoDB as we realised how much of our content fitted its document-centric approach. Over time we’ve been more and more impressed with it and expect to increase our usage of it in the future.

Here’s how GOV.UK architecture looks like:

GOV.UK architecture

Credit OReilly .

Original title and link: MongoDB at GOV.UK: The Power of the Document Model (NoSQL database©myNoSQL)