Posts tagged as RDBMS

MongoDB – What Is It and When Should I Use It?

MongoDB - What Is It and When Should I Use It?

Always wondered what a NoSQL database and specifically MongoDB is? Then you are exactly right here. In the following, we will explain the strengths and weaknesses of NoSQL databases. You will learn when it makes sense to use such a database and when it makes sense to stick with a more classical and historically known… Read more »

PostgreSQL – Oldie but Goldie

When talking about databases, most people think of relational databases in a form of tables. There are some popular relational databases like MySQL, SQLite and PostgreSQL. The last one is an open-source Relational Database Management System, which has more than 15 years of development and one of the most advanced RDBMS. Its SQL implementation strongly… Read more »

Slicing a RDBMS into a neo4j Graph

Time to take a look at a database, implemented in Java. Yes, Java! In a contrary to the popular belief, it is possible to produce a fast Java application. Let’s get specific! You probably heard about graphs. If not, check out this Wikipedia entry. Entities are represented by nodes, relations by edges. This allows you to quickly access… Read more »