June 10, 2024, 4:23 p.m. | Adrián Bailador

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Introduction to SQL and NoSQL Databases


Databases are essential for storing and managing data in modern applications. There are two major categories: SQL and NoSQL. The choice between these two depends on various factors, including the type of data, the nature of the queries, and the scalability needs.





SQL Databases


SQL databases are relational database management systems (RDBMS) that use structured query languages (SQL) to define and manipulate data. They are divided into two main types:



  1. Row-Based

  2. Column-Based





Row-Based …

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