Comparative study of NoSQL databases for big data storage

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    Big data is a collection of large scale of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data. It is generated due to Social networks, Business organizations, interaction and views of social connected users. It is used for important decision making in business and research organizations. Storage which is efficient to process this large scale of data to extract important information in less response time is the need of current competitive time. Relational databases which have ruled the storage technology for such a long time seems not suitable for mixed types of data. Data can not be represented just in the form of rows and columns in tables. NoSQL (Not only SQL) is complementary to SQL technology which can provide various formats for storage that can be easily compatible with high velocity,large volume and different variety of data. NoSQL databases are categorized in four techniques- Column oriented, Key Value based, Graph based and Document oriented databases. There are approximately 120 real solutions existing for these categories; most commonly used solutions are elaborated in Introduction section. Several research works have been carried out to analyze these NoSQL technology solutions. These studies have not mentioned the situations in which a particular data storage technique is to be chosen. In this study and analysis, we have tried our best to provide answer on technology selection based on specific requirement to the reader. In previous research, comparisons amongNoSQL data storage techniques have been described by using real examples like MongoDB, Neo4J etc. Our observation is that if users have adequate knowledge of NoSQL categories and their comparison, then it is easy for them to choose best suitable category and then real solutions can be selected from this category.

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    NoSQL Database,Column oriented,Graph based, Document based,Key Value

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Article ID: 10072
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i2.6.10072

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