“Basically, Apple needed to get into NoSQL database technology in a bad way,” Asay writes. “These alternatives to traditional relational databases (long known as SQL systems) offer speed and flexibility that older-style databases can only dream of.”
Asay writes, “As former Wall Street analyst and NoSQL (MongoDB and now Aerospike) executive Peter Goldmacher declares, Apple’s interest in NoSQL translates into a need to handle ‘massive workloads in a cost-effective way.'”
Much more in the full article here.
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