CHAPTER 2

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Early Big Data with NoSQL

In this chapter, I provide you with an overview of the available datastore technologies that are use in a Big Data project context. I then focus on Couchbase and ElasticSearch and show you how they can be used and what their differences are.

The first section gives you a better understanding of the different flavors of existing technologies within the NoSQL landscape.

NoSQL Landscape

Relational databases were the choice, almost the only choice, of a lot of developers and database administrators for traditional three-tier applications. This was the case for many reasons having to do with the data modeling methodology, ...

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