Chapter 9. Increasing agility with NoSQL

This chapter covers

  • Measuring agility
  • How NoSQL increases agility
  • Using document stores to avoid object-relational mapping

Change is no longer just incremental. Radical “nonlinear change” which brings about a different order is becoming more frequent.

Cheshire Henbury, “The Problem”

Can your organization quickly adapt to changing business conditions? Can your computer systems rapidly respond to increased workloads? Can your developers quickly add features to your applications to take advantage of new business opportunities? Can nonprogrammers maintain business rules without needing help from software developers? Have you ever wanted to build a web application that works with complex data, but ...

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