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Learning Azure DocumentDB by Riccardo Becker

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DocumentDB versus other databases

This section compares DocumentDB with other (non-)SQL technologies. The comparison is made with MongoDB and Azure Table storage.

Azure Table storage

Table storage is a non-SQL tabular based storage mechanism enabling you to store rows and columns inside a table. A table is not fixed, meaning that different rows can have different columns. Azure Table storage is a perfect fit for storing large amounts of data, although it is non-relational. There are no mechanisms like foreign keys, triggers, or user-defined functions.

MongoDB

MongoDB is also a document database (NoSQL), which means that it is schema-free, enables high performance and high availability, and has the ability to scale. MongoDB is open source, and is built ...

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