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Hands-On Full Stack Web Development with Aurelia by Erikson Haziz Murrugarra Sifuentes, Diego Jose Arguelles Rojas

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NoSQL databases

Big companies around the globe are using NoSQL Databases to provide the velocity that the users expect when using their applications; companies such as Facebook, Amazon, and Google all use them. However, why are these databases so special? To answer this question, let's see what is the difference between SQL and NoSQL databases:

SQL databases NoSQL databases
Table-based and hard structured Not table-based
Encourage normalization Encourage denormalization
Require a schema Are schema-less
Fast Superfast
Scalability is difficult to achieve Scalability is extremely easy to achieve

 

Of course, there are more differences and benefits, but talking about all the advantages and the science behind them is beyond the ...

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