DESCRIPTION The term "NoSQL" defines a wide range of database technologies that offer alternatives to the traditional RDBMS (Relational Database Management System). NoSQL tools like MongoDB, Neo4j, HBase, and Redis take innovative approaches to the unique problems of handling data in modern distributed and web-based systems. With the promise of lowering cost, increasing performance, and improving the ability to scale, there are plenty of good reasons to explore this new generation of agile data solutions. Making Sense of NoSQL is a great place to start. It clearly and concisely explains the concepts, features, benefits, potential, and limitations of NoSQL technologies. Using examples and use cases, illustrations, and plain, jargon-free writing, this guide shows how you can effectively assemble a NoSQL solution to replace or augment the traditional RDBMS you have now. RETAIL SELLING POINTS Fully explains NoSQL Discusses money saving technologies Helps you discover the right NoSQL solution for your business AUDIENCE This book assumes little technical knowledge and is for managers, though developers would welcome the overview of possible uses and capabilities of NoSQL technologies. ABOUT THE TECHNOLOGY The term "NoSQL" defines a wide range of database technologies that offer alternatives to the traditional RDBMS (Relational Database Management System).