What kind of server or resources are needed? What are my power, server, disk, processing, network, and IO requirements? How do I maintain, backup, administer and otherwise own the database framework? What is my cost of ownership?
First let’s explore which database type to use, SQL or NoSQL. Traditional database types classified as SQL have a significant place in businesses and are a mainstay for business choices. However, as companies start to create applications that drive decisions based on significant database analysis of large, almost unfathomable amounts of data, they migrate to NoSQL solutions like MongoDB or Cassandra.