The demand for databases is on the rise as
organizations build next-generation business
applications. NoSQL offers enterprise architecture
(EA) pros new choices to store, process, and
access new data formats, deliver extreme
web-scale, and lower data management costs.
Forrester’s 26-criteria evaluation of 15 big data
NoSQL solutions will help EA pros understand the
choices available and recommend the best for
This report details our findings about how each
vendor fulfills our criteria and where they stand in
relation to each other to help EA.
Fifteen Viable NoSQL Databases
- Among the 15 vendors evaluated in this
Forrester Wave, all offer competitive solutions
that provide enterprise-scale NoSQL solutions.
The Leaders offer credible support for large and
complex deployments, while Strong Performers
are ramping up their offering and scale to offer
EA Pros Look At Scale, Automation, And Cost
- This market is growing largely because EA pros
see NoSQL as a strategic platform to support
their next-generation applications and insights.
When selecting a solution, look for scale-out
architecture, security, automation, and cost as the
A Broader Stack Offering Can Be A Deal-Maker - While all of the vendors offer compelling value and
features, some NoSQL vendors offer a broader
range of tooling and services that enterprises can
use to build integrated apps more easily.