With all of the buzz around Big Data and NoSQL (non-relational) database technology, what actually matters for today's SQL professional? Learn more in this tutorial about Big Data and NoSQL in the context of the SQL world, and get to what's truly important for data professionals today. In this tutorial, we will discuss:
- The main characteristics of NoSQL databases
- High-level architectural overviews of the most popular NoSQL databases
- Differences between distributed NoSQL and relational databases
- Use cases for NoSQL technologies, with real-world examples from organizations in production today
Finally, we will drill down into Couchbase Server and its underlying distributed architecture, with a hands-on tour of how NoSQL databases like Couchbase work in a production environment, including online rebalancing while adding nodes to a cluster, indexing and querying, and cross-data-center replication.