Learn about seven different database paradigms and what they do best.

Contents:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:45 Key-value
  • 01:48 Wide Column
  • 02:47 Document
  • 04:05 Relational
  • 06:21 Graph
  • 07:22 Search Engine
  • 08:27 Multi-model

MongoDB’s CTO and Co-Founder, Eliot Horowitz, provides a comprehensive introduction to MongoDB in under 5 minutes. In this video, he walks through how the document model differs from a relational database, and how MongoDB’s distributed approach guarantees elastic scalability and always-on availability.

If you watch this are concerned about the future of RDBMS databases, don’t be. Traditional databases are certainly not going anywhere and, of course, are not well suited for every situation.