There are many types of databases and data analysis
tools to choose from when building your application. Should you use a
relational database? How about a key-value store? Maybe a document
database? Is a graph database the right? What about polyglot persistence
and the need for advanced analytics?
If you feel a
bit overwhelmed, don’t worry. This guide lays out the various database
options and analytic solutions available to meet your app’s unique
needs. You’ll see how data can move across databases and development
languages, so you can work in your favorite environment without the
friction and productivity loss of the past.
This field guide will help you answer:
What are the defining characteristics and strengths of today’s different cloud databases?
How can data in NoSQL stores be analyzed to learn more about your customers?
How are different open source databases used together to achieve polyglot persistence?