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Resources for getting started with NoSQL databases, including NoSQL guides and tutorials, NoSQL books, and papers. In case you are new to NoSQL databases or NoSQL in general, please start with the NoSQL definitions , what led to the creation of NoSQL databases , and the NoSQL databases classification and reference . NoSQL Getting Started Guides & Tutorials ¶ Generic Cassandra ¶
Some months ago I had a discussion with NoSQL creator, Carlo Strozzi, regarding the databases. I should admit, I am an SQL fan! It's hot having the same language, no matter which platform or database engine is used. He underlined the fact that most SQL engines lack of flexibility and waste system resources (memory and disk space) because of their multi-platform environment (such as Oracle, DB2, Informix, etc.). He suggested I have a look at the white paper that inspired him: “The UNIX Shell As a Fourth Generation Language” by Evan Schaffer (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mike Wolf (email@example.com). Quoting from the above paper:
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