A catch-all term describing database systems using various non-relational models. Such systems are usually engineered to be high-performance.

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Can we swap out SQL Server with HBase on our .Net application?

In a current application we use SQL Server. The data flow consists of using TVPs for better-than-bulk-insert performance by passing in DataTables. As part of the data addition process, old records ...
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Elasticsearch: Versioning a document on revisions

I currently have a document which gets revised regularly, I want to keep track of the document by keeping each old version of the document. So if document A has a summary and update date I want to, ...
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Would a nosql db handle sorting by latitude and longitude queries as well as a mysql db?

I have a table with a couple hundred advertisers including the latitude and longitude of the centroid of their zip code. I will also know the centroid of the zip code of website visitors. What I want ...
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Running out of disk space when removing documents error

I'm trying to remove unused document from a production instance of MongoDB but, when I try to execute this query: db.collection.remove( { date: {$lt: new Date((new Date())-1000*60*60*24*90)} } ) ...
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Can I copy a collection in mongoDB from one database to another by copying the db files directly?

I tried using cloneCollection http://docs.mongodb.org/manual/reference/command/cloneCollection/ , but clonecollection takes a lot of time in case of big collection because it starts indexing the data. ...
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How to Query Properties of an Entity in Apache Cassandra

I am new to Apache Cassandra, and I would like to know how to create a table in which I can filter rows by non-key columns. In relational databases, I would simply create a table with an ID as a ...
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Storing multidimensional array in MongoDB

I am attempting to convert a large MySQL database of product information (dimensions, specifications, etc) to MongoDB for flexibility and to move away from the restriction of a column based table. I ...
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Google Datastore (NoSQL) backend for PHP CMS

I am working on a personal project where I am creating a small CMS using PHP as the developing language, but I want to be able to deploy it to the Google App Engine and I want to use its Google ...
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Dealing with joins in persistent key-value stores

One promising emerging category of NoSQL databases is key-value stores. These include Redis (disk-backed), Riak, Aerospike and others. The problem I struggle with the most is the lack of joins. ...
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cassandra in memory tables

I am planning to use Cassandra in memory tables for my particular work load. THe problem is I am worried if the node fails then what will happen to the data in memory that was not flushed to disk ? ...
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Sparse matrix - key-value db?

I have a huge sparse matrix ( 10^9 rows, 10^6 cols, density < 0.03% ), where each row has at least one nonzero column, but some column may contain only zeros. The cells are decimal numbers > 0. I ...
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mongoDB - how to link one embedded object to another embedded object

Background Information I'm trying my hand at my first mongoDB database. So far, I've decided that I will need to use both references and embedded data models. One of the features of this application ...
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A good dataset to experiment NoSQL databases [closed]

I need to do some experiments in HBase and Cassandra and to do that I need an adequate dataset. The dataset I'm looking for has to be large enough (i.e. more than 2GB) and the data in it has to be ...
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Working NoSQL scheme for a betting app

I'm building an app where a user can bet on the result of a sports game. Basically, we feed the database with competitions and games, and the users can place their bet in the form of a score ...
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how to make secondary slave as readable in MongoDB?

How do I make a secondary slave as readable in MongoDB? We can do this via shell command rs.slaveOk() But how we can do it permanently for all session via config file?
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What kind of database is Cassandra DB?

I was taking some courses to understand better the way Cassandra works (at academy.datastax.com) and by what I gathered it came to me that it is a Key Value Database because of the way it stores data ...
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AWS DynamoDB structure and operations for product filtering

I'm having trouble with finding the right pattern to use in a "product" table. The site should be able to sort the products on date and price (asc and desc order). Besides that a user can apply a ...
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Two types of data, so two type of databases?

For a social network site, I need to propose a DB. The application is written in Java & will be hosted on VPS(s) initially. Broadly classified there is two type of data to be stored at backend: ...
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updating single row in MYSQL

We have a situation where we need to update on a single row several thousands time a second and this requirement lasts continuously for 5 hours every day due to the nature of the business. Design ...
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Loading XML data from SQL Server directly into MarkLogic?

Has anyone loaded XML data from SQL Server to a MarkLogic document store? This would be preferable to dumping XML to file system and then using mlcp. Maybe with SSIS?
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Is NoSQL a replacement for traditional SQL, or an addition? [closed]

I've been reading up on NoSQL, but I can't figure out one thing. Is it meant to be a replacement for traditional SQL, or is it meant to be used in conjunction with it? Basically, what I'm asking (I ...
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MongoLab: Does hardware effect performance of a find() query [closed]

I asked a pervious question on StackOverflow about if document size affected the performance of fetching that document (the document is 3MB in size) ...
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Timeseries: SQL or NoSQL?

I don't care about the general differences between SQL and NoSQL (or their traditional differences). I am currently looking at altering the storage of our internal time series. They all contain ...
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Improve the insertion rate of mongo sharded cluster

I can't disable the write concern while i mongorestore with .bson file. It totally damages the insertion rate (insert/sec). This is my sharding status. mongos> sh.status() --- Sharding Status --- ...
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In face of a network partition (P), does Neo4J HA allow read stale data?

In Neo4j docs it says that it is partition tolerant, but in further descriptions their docs does not make clear what happens if a network partition occurs. It enables a fault-tolerant database ...
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Challenged with modeling a big DB

I'm tasked to develop a gaming web application system with relatively large database - it should hold the data about 300 million players, the orders/payment of each player - ~3B records - , and other ...
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Couchbase data modeling

I come from the Relational DB world (SQL), and I'm getting started with NoSQL. So please consider that when answering. I have two Buckets: Apps and Users. A user may be subscribed to N ...
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Expand a date range in mongodb

I have a document structure like { "startDate": ISODate("2015-01-01T00:00:00Z"), "endDate" : ISODate("2015-01-10T00:00:00Z"), "foo" : "bar" } Is it possible to expand the date range like ...
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Optimizing an Informix query — Specify architectural solutions if possible too (like caching service)

We have a huge query on an Informix database that is not performing well. The query is doing a join of 9 different tables. Maximum row count is just 40,000 rows. The query also has 9 sub-queries, and ...
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Is there any database with versioning (column based) built in?

I'm wondering if there is a database (SQL or NOSQL) which provides versioning for for the records ( if the column/field/property is enabled for versioning). I'm developing an authentication software ...
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Best database for fast read all in one table [closed]

I currently have a large database in SQLite that I was using for rapid-prototyping for a software I am working on. Now that I am planning to move it to another database that should give better ...
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Creating Pandas DataFrame on Python From a MongoDB Document containing Embedded documents

I am working on a machine learning algorithm on python's scikit.learn, but this time the data are in Mongodb documents format. I would like to pull my data into a dataframe. Here is an exemple of the ...
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Does the consistency part of the CAP theorem apply to updates and not first-time writes?

Using this definition of the CAP theorem: Consistency All database clients see the same data, even with concurrent updates. Availability All database clients are able to access some version ...
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What is the graveyard compaction in cassandra?

Cassandra noob here. While going through the documentation etc, I'm repetitevely finding references to graveyard compaction (and occasionally tombstones), example: $ cassandra-cli [default@unknown] ...
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What fillfactor for caching table?

I have heavily updated / accessed table where I store serialized java objects. They are in the table for 2-3 hours (also are being updated during that period) and then removed. Size of table is around ...
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redis newbie - how to create hash within a hash?

I want to create this type of a structure in redis: (its basically json data) { "id": "0001", "name":"widget ABC", "model": "model123", "service":"standard", "admin_password": ...
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write data on multiple storageNodes in oracle NoSQL

I'm using oracle NoSQL on ubuntu (newbie to both) and created 3 storageNodes (with 3 RN on each) in one computer on different ports (5000,6000 and 7000) in a store named mystore. Now I need to write 1 ...
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How do relations work in NOSQL? [closed]

I was using SQL in all my previous application and to understand the Parse.com db storage, I wanted to know NOSQL. I tried searching the differences between SQL and NOSQL for past 2 days & I ...
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Strategies to import big data into oracle

Which strategies are available to import very larg amount of data from an external system which is delivering about 500 million small transactions every day? Oracle becomes very slow with high ...
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PostgreSQL JSON data type used as NOSQL, But VIEW as Relational Data Structure

Could I create a VIEW from the JSON data type but have it as a relational structure? Example: SELECT * FROM json_test; Results [ { "name": "Roy", "Country": "USA", ...
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Can we query Accumulo data from Apache Drill

Accumulo uses HDFS where as HBase also works on top of HDFS. We can query HBase data through Drill. So can we query Accumulo data also from Apache Drill ?
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Need a persistent, glorified array / bucket storage solution

I'm looking to create a system that logs information ( think, lots of writes, and a few reads ) in order of entry within a key/value datastore. The order precision is absolutely necessary above ...
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Are there any known benchmarks/statistics on UnQLite?

I came across UnQLite the other day in Stack Overflow and it has me intrigued for some software I'm working on. However, very few tests have been published on how well it performs. There are plenty of ...
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Uber-wide tables: Time to switch to Mongo?

As a web developer, I've typically only worked with nice, normalized tables in SQL-based RDBMS, but I'm doing some data consolidation for a researcher who will be analyzing correlations between all ...
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Can anyone offer an opinion on handlersocket vs memcached performance in MySQL 5.6

I must say I was a little mis(un)-informed about the MySQL Memcached plugin which offers the same NoSQL like access to InnoDB tables as HandlerSocket, I had only had experience with entirely ...
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SQL Server vs SOLR (Or any document db)

I have my "customer" data in a normalized sql server database. Getting out the customer data in my app is taking too long. This is because I have to go to 10+ tables to get all the data I need. My ...
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How Wide-columns databases achieve dynamic columns on the storage layout? [closed]

As known, in relational databases, when adding a new column, data must be reallocated (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/463677/alter-table-without-locking-the-table) to maintain a single row ...
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Query MongoDB collection and find rows from 7 days ago

I have a MongoDB collection called messages and this is an example document for that collection: { "_id": { "$oid": "551943eee4c6acf40fe5a0f2" }, "sender_id": { "$oid": ...
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ElasticSearch: is this problem suitable for ElasticSearch DB? [closed]

I have some hardware instruments each one recording a signal and generating sequences of timestamp/value pairs. Timestamp is a basic UTC posix time and value is a double. I'd like to record such ...
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NoSQL DBs and 2-way synchronization

I've been told that MongoDb does not, but do any NoSQL DBs support this functionality?