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10 things IT architects should consider when choosing data storage technologies

Data is something that companies grapple with every day - after all, we are in the era of Big Data. How to gather it, analyze it and interpret it. But one important part of dealing with data is figuring out how and where to store it. Below are 10 things to think about when choosing… Continue reading 10 things IT architects should consider when choosing data storage technologies

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MySQL’s growing NoSQL rival

Just a few short years ago, MySQL was the undisputed king of the open-source database hill. But, today, non-relational, “cloud,” or “NoSQL” databases are gaining mindshare as an alternative model for database management, with its market emerging at an 82 per cent compound annual growth rate. NoSQL recently received quite a positive bump when Twitter… Continue reading MySQL’s growing NoSQL rival