What is NoSQL and How is it Utilized?

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What is NoSQL?

A NoSQL or a NoSQL Database is a term used when referring to a “non SQL” or “not only SQL” database. NoSQL databases store data in a different format than a traditional relational database management systems. This is why NoSQL is often associated with the term “non-relational” database. Simply put, NoSQL databases are modern databases with high flexibility, blazing performance, and built for scalability. These databases are used when you require low latency and high extensibility while working with large data structures. The versatility of NoSQL is due to the nature of as being unrestricted in comparison to relational databases models such as MySQL or DB2. 

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How to Install Cassandra on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

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Apache Cassandra is a free open-source database system that is NoSQL based; This means that Cassandra does not use the table model seen in MySQL, MSSQL or PostgreSQL, but instead uses a cluster model. It’s designed to handle large amounts of data and is highly scalable. In this tutorial, we will be installing Cassandra and its prerequisites, Oracle Java, and if necessary the Cassandra drivers. Continue reading “How to Install Cassandra on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS”

How to Install the Cassandra Storage Engine on Fedora 20

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Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 20 has reached its end-of-life support.

MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, and is easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. Answers for compatibility questions can be found at: MariaDB versus MySQL – Compatibility. MariaDB offers more storage engines than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL), XtraDB (drop-in replacement for InnoDB), and OQGRAPH.

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  • These instructions are intended for installing the Cassandra Storage Engine for MariaDB 10.0 on Fedora 20.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
  • Your server should already have MariaDB 10.0 installed. If you’re working from MariaDB 5.5, visit our tutorial on: How to Upgrade MariaDB 5.5 to MariaDB 10.0 on Fedora 20

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How to Upgrade MariaDB 5.5 to MariaDB 10.0 on Fedora 20

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Note:
Please note that this article is considered legacy documentation because Fedora 20 has reached its end-of-life support.

MariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL installed by default on CentOS 7, and offers many speed and performance improvements. MariaDB offers more storage engines than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL), XtraDB (drop-in replacement for InnoDB), and OQGRAPH.

Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended for upgrading from MariaDB 5.5 to MariaDB 10.0 on Fedora 20.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Self Managed Fedora 20 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Install the Cassandra Storage Engine on CentOS 7

Reading Time: 2 minutesMariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, and is easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. Answers for compatibility questions can be found at: MariaDB versus MySQL – Compatibility. MariaDB offers more storage engines than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL), XtraDB (drop-in replacement for InnoDB), and OQGRAPH.

Preflight Check
  • These instructions are intended for installing the Cassandra Storage Engine for MariaDB 10.0 on CentOS 7.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
  • Your server should already have MariaDB 10.0 installed. If you’re working from MariaDB 5.5, visit our tutorial on: How to Upgrade MariaDB 5.5 to MariaDB 10.0 on CentOS 7

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How To Install Cassandra 2 on Fedora 20

Reading Time: 2 minutesApache Cassandra is a NoSQL database intended for storing large amounts of data in a decentralized, high availability server cluster. NoSQL refers to a database with a data model other than the tabular relations used in relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Microsoft SQL. Continue reading “How To Install Cassandra 2 on Fedora 20”

How to Install the Cassandra Storage Engine on CentOS 6

Reading Time: 2 minutesMariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, and is easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. Answers for compatibility questions can be found at: MariaDB versus MySQL – Compatibility. MariaDB offers more storage engines than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL), XtraDB (drop-in replacement for InnoDB), and OQGRAPH.

Preflight Check
  • These instructions are intended for installing the Cassandra Storage Engine for MariaDB 10.0 on CentOS 6.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6.5 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.
  • Your server should already have MariaDB 10.0 installed. If you’re working from MySQL 5.1 or MariaDB 5.5, visit our tutorial on: How to Upgrade MySQL 5.1 to MariaDB 10.0 on CentOS 6

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How to Upgrade MariaDB 5.5 to MariaDB 10.0 on CentOS 7

Reading Time: 2 minutesMariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL installed by default on CentOS 7, and offers many speed and performance improvements. MariaDB offers more storage engines than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL), XtraDB (drop-in replacement for InnoDB), and OQGRAPH.

Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended for upgrading from MariaDB 5.5 to MariaDB 10.0 on CentOS 7.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 7 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How to Upgrade MySQL 5.1 to MariaDB 10.0 on CentOS 6

Reading Time: 2 minutesMariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, and is easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. Answers for compatibility questions can be found at: MariaDB versus MySQL – Compatibility. MariaDB offers more storage engines than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL), XtraDB (drop-in replacement for InnoDB), and OQGRAPH.

Preflight Check
  • These instructions are intended for upgrading from MySQL 5.1 to MariaDB 10.0 on CentOS 6.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6.5 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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How To Install MariaDB 5.5 on CentOS 6

Reading Time: 2 minutesMariaDB is a drop-in replacement for MySQL. It is easy to install, offers many speed and performance improvements, easy to integrate into most MySQL deployments. Answers for compatibility questions can be found at: MariaDB versus MySQL – Compatibility. MariaDB offers more storage than MySQL, including Cassandra (NoSQL), XtraDB (drop-in replacement for InnoDB), and OQGRAPH.

Pre-Flight Check
  • These instructions are intended for installing MariaDB on a single CentOS 6 node.
  • I’ll be working from a Liquid Web Core Managed CentOS 6.5 server, and I’ll be logged in as root.

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