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Introducing Oracle NoSQL Database
Oracle NoSQL Database is a scalable, highly available, key-value store that can be used to acquire and manage vast amounts of interactive information. It is intended to address the “last mile” requirements of interactive big data applications. We begin this chapter with an introduction to Oracle Berkeley DB (or Berkeley DB for short), which is the foundation for Oracle NoSQL Database as well as several other NoSQL systems.
Oracle NoSQL Database uses Oracle Berkeley DB Java Edition as the underlying data storage engine. Berkeley DB Java Edition is a mature product that also provides many, but not all, ...

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