You may think “MySQL” or “PostgreSQL” when you think “database”, but the truth is that those relational databases are only one class of the huge array of technologies that can be used to store and retrieve data. Each class of database has its own benefits, drawbacks, and problems it’s best suited for. We’ll review the most important ones as well as some interesting variants.

  • Key:value stores
  • Document databases
  • Relational databases
  • Graph databases

Matthew D. Groves: I Have a NoSQL Toaster

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As always, we’ll take some time for your general thoughts, questions, and ideas. See you there!


  • Datomic