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Data Types: An Aspect of the Schema, Not the Schema Itself

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Data Types: An Aspect of the Schema, Not the Schema Itself

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The post "Data Types != Schema" is a really interesting post that provides a clear fundamental look at how we define databases, data types, and schema within the context of the fairly unique NoSQL database, HBase.

Data Types != Schema


The last section of the article introduces some of the new features that the author has been working on several features to move HBase forward.  But even if you're not an HBase user, this article has some sections that can be useful to any developer that works with databases, old and new.

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