Defining time series data
- Stock quote feed.
- Order history for a user in an online retailer.
- User activity in any application.
YugaByte DB is a transactional, high performance, geo-distributed operational database that converges multiple NoSQL and SQL interfaces into an unified solution. The v0.9 public beta of YugaByte DB is compatible with Apache Cassandra (CQL) and Redis APIs, with PostgreSQL under development. A fundamental design goal for YugaByte DB has been to provide the same transactional, performance and operational simplicity guarantees irrespective of the API used.
In the world of databases today, consistency is one of the most misunderstood concepts. It is also one of the big reasons NoSQL databases are difficult to reason about.
The CAP theorem states that “in the presence of a network partition, one has to choose between consistency and availability”. In order to provide higher write availability,
During conversations offline, many readers pointed out that my previous article talks about the problem gap that NoSQL should have solved for, but there is no clear definition of what NoSQL really is today. The definition has been stretched in various directions over time.
Ok, so what’s the big deal? How does the definition matter? Just tell me what Facebook does.