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Why Choose NoSQL and Document Databases over RDBMS?

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Why Choose NoSQL and Document Databases over RDBMS?

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This screencast by Michael Kennedy shows you the stark contrast in simplicity between an application using a relational database and one using a document database such as VoltDB,  MongoDB, CouchDB, or RavenDB. You should have a good idea why you might choose NoSQL over databases such as SQL Server, Oracle, or MySQL after watching this short video.

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