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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What mongodb database layout would fit better

I'm currently writing an application using the MEAN stack, pretty much only for fun and because MEAN is "cool" at the moment. Therefore I'm thinking about the database layout. The data needed to be ...
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Best database for fast read all in one table

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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Which database could handle storage of billions/trillions of records?

We are looking at developing a tool to capture and analyze netflow data, of which we gather tremendous amounts of. Each day we capture about ~1.4 billion flow records which would look like this in ...
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Database Design for NoSQL Fantasy Baseball League

I am trying to create a proper schema to place scraped data into, using a MongoDB database. Currently it looks like Team { id : id, name : String, teamLink : String, username : ...
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How can I Automate MongoDB schema design from existing MySQL Database and Logs?

I am working on the project which will automatically generate sample MongoDB schema analyzing existing MySQL database and logs. I am looking for help regarding the below questions. Please, share your ...
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Are rfiles in Accumulo and hfiles in Hbase similar in structure and purpose?

I cannot seem to find much info on rfiles other than the Accumulo site and from what I can gather from the information I cannot deduce whether like hfiles they are based on Mapfiles and meant to store ...
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Best way to create a messaging system in terms of perfomance

I plan on creating a messaging system (1 user to 1 user) as an educational experience. I am in the design and research phase trying to find the right technologies. The database will have have about a ...
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On my local computer, where is the data stored for a search on a dynamodb database

I am using RazorSQL to access a dynamodb database in a "SQL"-like way. One of the things RazorSQL lets you do is the sql command select * from table where ... on all columns. This is significant ...
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Why can't RDBM's cluster the way NoSQL does?

One of the big plusses for nosql DBMS is that they can cluster more easily. Supposedly with NoSQL you can create hundreds of cheap machines that store different pieces of data and query it all at ...
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What is a good way to copy data from one Cassandra ColumnFamily to another on the same Keyspace (like SQL's INSERT INTO)?

Trying to find a way to easily transfer all the rows from a Cassandra ColumnFamily/Table to another. The COPY command, as I understand, is a good option. However, as it dumps all the data to .csv on ...
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Is there any open source GUI tool to monitor cassandra? [closed]

I would like to monitor cassandra database as well as need to check the values in the database. Could any one suggest me best open source GUI tool ? Regards, Arun Raj.
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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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Are there any in-memory NoSQL databases?

Given that NoSQL databases are designed to support horizontal scalability by throwing in more servers, are there any that are designed to do entirely without persistent disk storage? I'm looking at ...
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Terminology No-SQL Database [closed]

I'm looking for a good explanation of terminology for No-SQL. I have some colleagues that won't get the point, and for the sake of advancing i need to have definitions of the names.. Though this seems ...
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Line Comment in MongoDB config file

How to mark a line comment in mongodb configuration file? cpu=true #temporary for dev env Is this the right way? There is no clue about it in their website page about setting the configuration ...
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Design DB for users with different information fields?

Let's say I want to register all faculty of a university and they are in different fields and have different resume information. Here we have some common fields and some field specific fields. for ...
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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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show database command doesn't show databases

I've made the following configuration options logpath=D:\mongodb\log\mongo.log logappend=true dbpath=D:\data\db directoryperdb=true port=64623 # [mo]ngodb maxConns=100 objcheck=true cpu=true # ...
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Riaks Bitcask- Why high throughput?

In the Riak docs I have read: High throughput, especially when writing an incoming stream of random items Because the data being written doesn't need to be ordered on disk and because the log ...
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Mongoose: Using limit operator with subdocs match a condition

I have a Schema like this in Mongoose: var Schema = require('mongoose').Schema; var ActivitySchema = new Schema({ is_hidden : { type: Boolean, required: true, default: false }, post : ...
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~2 Billion row fact table in star schema on Oracle. Advisable? [closed]

Let me start with: I am not a DBA; I am a backend developer. It has been suggested that, for a report schema, I implement a star schema where-in the fact table can have ~2B rows before being ...
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Why NOSql should be more performant than RDBMS under structured data loads?

The main reason NoSQL dbms have become so common is the need of storing unstructured data where a Relational database instead would require carefully designing a database schema and fitting data into ...
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Dealing with null values in non-nullable columns in a NoSQL database

If I have an existing table in a NoSQL database cluster and I want to add a new column that should never return null, how do I handle it in my application code? I can update all exist records and ...
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how to design my database for faster reads for my situation

I have a situation where i have two categories. Lets say type A and type B. In my database I have some 50,000 type A entries and 100,000 type B entries as of now. For each entry mentioned above(type ...
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Accumulo table design methodology

I am just getting started with Accumulo and NoSQL databases and I am looking for some discussion on table design. I get the key value structure that is seen in the manual. However, if I am trying to ...
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Two-phase commit in MongoDB

I read the online document here and for hours of researching and trying things out I still have a question need explanation. The documentation says that there are two classes of failures, which for ...
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Can NoSQL databases cause occasional data loss?

I am currently evaluating databases to use for a new project, which will require insertion and querying of large amounts of trading data. Our team is leaning towards Cassandra, but then I read this ...
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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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Sharded key-value store using MongoDB

Would like to set up a key-value store that is sharded across multiple machines. We are currently using MongoDB, is there a reason why we shouldn't use MongoDB for this purpose? We also use Redis, ...
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Use Database to Store Data Extracted From Internet

I'm mining 500 million users, and their "followers" from a social network using their API. The extraction of data itself is not a problem, since I can do it with my scripts. However having 500 million ...
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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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What database and setup can handle several million inserts per minute? [closed]

We have come to a point where for a few of our customers' systems, at peak times, events are generated at that crazy rate. That is, millions of new events per minute (between 1M and 2M). The ...
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Is PostgreSQL appropriate for processing this large but simple dataset? [closed]

I have a dataset I'm not sure how to store. The structure is simple: 30 numeric attributes identified by about 15 billion x, y, and t values. We're expecting ~17k t values and maybe 90k x/y ...
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Full text search through many tables in MySQL

We have high traffic NEWS websites, I want to add a feature that every user can search through over all content of site, such as news, polls, comments, galleries,etc . Each of contents type has its ...
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difference between MySQL and noSQL databases [duplicate]

All these days I've been using MySQL, recently I saw a kind of similar named Database NoSQL. What is NoSQL and what is the difference between them ?
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What is a Key/Value store database?

I've been looking at the wikipedia page for NoSQL and it lists several variations on the Key/Value store database, but I can't find any details on what it means by Key/Value store in this context. ...
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Data replication between SQL server 2008 R2 and other NOSQL DB (ML, MongoDB)

I'm a newbie in RDBMs and I have the question regarding replication between SQL Server (Oracle in future) and NOSQL MarkLogic server (ML). There are two servers: Machine with SQL server 2008 R2 ...
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Scalability: Desiging a message table

This question might be deadly simple but I wanted to make sure I am going through the correct path and not making any simple and irrevertible mistakes. My project will be based on messaging and it ...
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MongoDB service not starting on RedHat - missing 'service_uri'

I'm on a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Client release 5.4 (Tikanga) machine I created my /etc/yum.repos.d/10gen.repo like this: [10gen] name=10gen Repository ...
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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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What is a solution in keyword trend analysis with a FreeText field in SQL Server 2008R2?

I am currently using a SQL Server 2008 db, where in a table, I have a freetext field defined. I would like to perform some trend analysis on one field, where I would provide the base for the trend, ...
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Create Scheme that allows for fluidity between entities [closed]

We are a small rapidly evolving company and recently investigated switching databases from SQL Server to a graph database. We like the graph approach because of the fluidity and openness that it ...
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Missing reference in elasticsearch

After a server restart, my elasticsearch indices aren't working properly. If do I search of data before the system start, everything works just fine. If I insert new data, not a problem. If I search ...
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Advice on NoSQL (Google App Engine NDB) Schema?

Some background: I am very much a novice at anything database related, my knowledge caps at creating a very basic blog with MySQL. I am currently switching from PHP/MySQL to Python and as of now I am ...
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If foreign keys/cascade deletes are bad, why use a database-server with that feature?

I noticed wordpress/rails etc do not use foreign keys constraint or cascade deletes features from database. Instead they handle this in PHP/Ruby/scripting level! I have read this and this. Most ...
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Store large hierarchy in NoSQL each day and compare

I'm in the process of creating a utility that stores a fairly large hierarchy into a NoSQL document. The data of this is similar to an Active Directory / LDAP structure which contains sub groupings, ...
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In Memory Database for high transaction and volume spikes on a website [closed]

I am looking at the IA for a hypothetical application scenario, for example: A high demand application such as an online ticketing website where there can be demand for 100,000 tickets to be ...
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Storing dynamic data in NoSQL

I have scenario where I need to store unstructured data but the rest of my data is structured and relational. An example of the type of unstructured data is as explained below: User Type 1: How do ...
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Why Hypertable is not supporting joins and Transaction? [closed]

I have read the following topic about hpertable http://hypertable.com/documentation/. Why Hypertable is not supporting joins and Transaction?
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UTF8 vs ASCII or custom binary format: high-performance optimization on very big tables

The summary of my question is whether there are advantages, even if minimal, to use ASCII, or even a smaller format designed yet created specifically for the situation, instead of UTF-8 for strings. ...