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Replace relational database with “poor” design in software product with non-relational DB?

Think of a software system you look at, based on classic, relational databases (SQL Server, Oracle), NHibernate as object-relational mapper (ORM), a business logic model layer on top and a huge number ...
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How should I implement logs into a document store db?

I am somewhat unsure if I want to use document store(noSQL) for the sake of using it or because it could really help in my situation. Here is my problem, I have users, I can think about them as ...
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Can XML columns in Oracle/MS SQL Server replace document oriented databases to some extent?

Just a strategic question: I am currently working with frequently changing data schemas and it takes a lot to keep track of versions and specific content. I do, however, have a classic OLTP ...
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How to handle “or” possibilities in MongoDB

I'm new to MongoDB and by no means an expert in DB design in general. This feels like a really basic question that's probably been answered a million times, but I'm having a surprisingly hard time ...
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RavenDB - Disaster Recovery on a Replicated Instance

EDIT: I'm encountering precisely the same issue. Assume that I have two RavenDB instances. Instance 1 contains one document: users/1. Instance 2 contains three documents: users/2, users/3, and ...
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Should we always prefer clustering over a master-slave configuration if the goal is high-availability?

Given: I have two virtual machines on a SAN that I can use to host RavenDB. Question: If my goal is high-availability, then should I always prefer clustering over a master-slave configuration? From ...
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Switching to NoSQL for native JSON use?

I am rather comfortable writing concrete schemas with explicit primary keys, foreign keys, indexes, views and stored procedures. For queuing I use a NoSQL solution called: Redis. Recently I heard a ...
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Using MongoDB and PostgreSQL together

My current project is essentially a run of the mill document management system. That said, there are some wrinkles (surprise, surprise). While some of the wrinkles are fairly specific to the ...
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Document Design and Document IDs

I was wondering about specifying id's in CouchDB. For example: House - Rooms -- Kitchen -- Living room -- ... - Windows - Doors There are some documents, like "House", where there is and will only ...
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CouchDB vs MongoDB [closed]

Evaluating document-oriented storage, what are the pros and cons of CouchDB vs MongoDB?
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What are some good resources for learning about document oriented databases?

I'm interested in learning about NoSQL databases and I decided to start with document oriented databases. What are some good resources to learn the concepts and good design of this type of database?