CTO 101 — S01: Database — Chap03: Wide Column Stores

CTO 101 — S01: Database — Chap03: Wide Column Stores

Wide column stores or extensible record stores, can store dynamic column for every row of data. This can be viewed as a key-value store with the extra relation between key-values in a record. Wide column stores are just like Document stores schema-free but the implementation is completely different.

Most Popular: Apache Cassandra, Apache HBase, Apache Accumulo, Microsoft Azure Cosmos/Table storage, Microsoft Azure Cosmos/Table storage,sqrrl, …

Where to use:

  • Massive and unstructured data
  • Continuous scaleability

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