Relational database technology first appeared almost a half-century ago and for decades the database market appeared to be consolidating around the use of relational databases for most types of workloads, even if it wasn’t very well suited to some of these workloads. More recently, though, as the big data market has exploded organizations have become less reliant on relational databases and appear more willing to use a variety of other database technologies including NoSQL databases to support their data processing needs.
The Value of Multi-Model Databases
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SVP and Research Director
David Menninger is responsible for the overall direction of research on data and analytics technologies at Ventana Research. He covers major areas including artificial learning and machine learning, big data, business intelligence, collaboration, data science and information management along with the additional specific research categories including blockchain, data governance, data lakes, data preparation, embedded analytics, natural language processing (NLP) and IoT.