Chapter 6. Using NoSQL to manage big data

This chapter covers

  • What is a big data NoSQL solution?
  • Classifying big data problems
  • The challenges of distributed computing for big data
  • How NoSQL handles big data

By improving our ability to extract knowledge and insights from large and complex collections of digital data, the initiative promises to help solve some the Nation’s most pressing challenges.

US Federal Government, “Big Data Research and Development Initiative”

Have you ever wanted to analyze a large amount of data gathered from log files or files you’ve found on the web? The need to quickly analyze large volumes of data is the number-one reason organizations leave the world of single-processor RDBMSs and move toward NoSQL solutions. ...

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