Relational databases have existed for more than 40 years now. They’ve changed little over that period and while they work well, they couldn’t answer the scalability demands of cloud native apps that we find all around us. That’s where NoSQL stepped in to fill the scalability void. It’s gotten to a point where many perceive the advent of NoSQL databases have sounded the death knell for relational ones.
Matt Yokovit, the Chief Experience Officer at Percona, that has both types of databases in its portfolio, isn’t about to write off relational databases just yet.… Read the full article