…So, What Exactly Is A Startup?

There are certain buzzwords in information technology that can get quite confusing. One very good example is the term ‘Web 2.0’. Can anyone actually give a short, one or two-sentence definition of the concept of ‘Web 2.0’?   The word…
Database Types and Some Applications

  Previously, I presented some types of databases:   Key-value stores: data is stored as key-value pairs such that values are indexed for retrieval by keys. These systems can hold structured and unstructured data. An example is Amazon’s SimpleDB.  …
NoSQL database – Advantages and Disadvantages

Simply, what are the advantages and disadvantages of NoSQL database? Let me begin with the advantages. Outlined below are some of the more obvious advantages: For years, in order to improve performance on database servers, database administrators have had to…