InfoWorld’s top picks in the ever-expanding universe of the back-end data store

By InfoWorld staff, InfoWorld, September 18, 2012

Not so long ago, the world of open source databases could be summed up in one five-letter word: MySQL. But that was when we threw everything into a SQL database without giving it a second thought. Now we have NoSQL, horizontal scaling, and a slew of distributed key-value stores playing musical chairs around the CAP Theorem. And wait just a minute — isn’t PostgreSQL starting to look sexy?





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