Are you thinking on moving your database from a SQL implementation to a NoSQL one ?
Sometimes when you decide to move to a different approach lots of doubts pop out of your mind, there are a couple of actions that can make your decision more solid and secure. I’ll try to provide some tips that would help you to choose the right NoSQL implementation.
When do you need to think about NoSQL ?
Often web application start by being implemented on top of MySQL, the one day your application got traction and performance issues start to be a real pain due to high load of read/write queries on your system.
At this point you have 2 choices:
- “Shard” your data to partition it across several sites
- Go for a licensed SQL DBMS or move to a NoSQL DBMS