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The Evolving Landscape: SQL and NoSQL in 2024

By Dick Weisinger

The rivalry between SQL and NoSQL databases has been a topic of interest in the tech industry for years. As we move into 2024, this rivalry is taking an interesting turn. SQL, the decades-old method for accessing relational databases, was

How Generative AI is Transforming Data

By Dick Weisinger

Not all data is created equal. There are two main types of data: structured and unstructured. Structured data is organized and searchable, such as dates, phone numbers, and product SKUs. Unstructured data is everything else, such as photos, videos, podcasts,

The Evolution of Relational Databases in the Age of Big Data

By Dick Weisinger

Relational databases have been the dominant data management technology for decades, but they are facing new challenges in the age of big data. Big data is characterized by high volume, velocity, and variety of data, which requires new ways of

DBaaS: Serverless Databases in the Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

The trend began in 2021. Cloud vendors transitioned from offering on-premise-like hosted databases to serverless databases. Serverless databases don’t require management of either cloud compute or storage infrastructures. They offer databases services that can scale from the very tiny to

Structured Data: Businesses Move Databases to the Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses databases are being redeployed into the cloud at a rapid pace. Garter forecasts that by next year more than three-quarters of all databases will be running from the cloud. By 2023, half of revenues for the total database market