Chapter 6

Database Techniques for Big Data

P. Ameri


This chapter is dedicated to the challenges that the appearance of Big Data has enforced on databases. It describes the most recent movements in a database community to design scalable solutions. These challenges include strategies for solving consistency and data locality on distributed database systems. Therefore, various NoSQL data models, as well as their advantages and disadvantages in dealing with Big Data, are discussed. It is shown that due to the appearance of new Big Data applications, many obsolete data models resurfaced and have combined with new scalable techniques to provide a proper solution. A brief overview on recent database research trends is also covered to show ...

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