Tag Archives: NoSQL

What is Voldemort


Voldemort is a distributed key-value data store used at LinkedIn for high-scalability storage problems where simple functional partitioning is not sufficient. It is named after the very popular fictional Harry Potter villain Lord Voldemort. Voldermort contains in-memory caching with storage … Continue reading

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What is Cassandra


Cassandra is an open source distributed database management system and an Apache Software Foundation project having Apache License (version 2.0). It is designed to handle enormous amounts of data spread out across many commodity servers in traditional environment or in … Continue reading

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FlockDB Definition


What is FlockDB? FlockDB is an open source, fault-tolerant, and distributed graph database licensed under the Apache license for managing data at webscale. Twitter used it to build user database and manage relationships. It can be efficiently used in high … Continue reading

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Neo4j – graph database


Download Free EBooks and Whitepapers on Big DATA What is Neo4j It is an open source property graph database. It is implemented in Java. It is stores data structured in graphs. Graph based model makes it highly agile and fast. … Continue reading

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MongoDB definition


What is MongoDB MongoDB is an open source, scalable, high-performance, and document-oriented database optimized for highly transient data and written in the C++ programming language. It provides RESTful API. Free Cloud based monitoring service is provided for monitoring MongoDB deployments. … Continue reading

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Apache CouchDB


What is Apache CouchDB Apache CouchDB is an open source NoSQL database. CouchDB uses JSON (JavaScript Object Notation, lightweight data-interchange format) to store data. JavaScript is used as its query language. CouchDB is published under Apache Software Foundation in 2008. … Continue reading

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Hypertable


What is Hypertable Hypertable is an open source database inspired by publications on the design of Google’s BigTable. Hypertable runs on top of a distributed file system such as the Apache Hadoop DFS, GlusterFS, or the Kosmos File System (KFS). … Continue reading

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