Experts say that the world’s data is doubling every two years. This epic increase in Big Data in recent times has highlighted the limitations of reliance on traditional forms of data storage and management and focused attention on new methods for addressing the volume and variety and veracity of structured and unstructured data.
Not long ago, data was stored in physical files that were archived into racks of folders filling up entire rooms in the offices of large corporations. Then came computers, and the go-to technique for storage changed to flat file databases.
Ever since the 1970s, SQL databases have been an integral part of the IT infrastructure of organizations. And today MySQL, an RDBMS based SQL implementation for the web, now powers very large-scale websites like Google, Facebook, Twitter and even YouTube. In fact, MySQL is the world’s …[Read more]