Selecting the correct data storage solution

Srinath has written a decision framework explaining when to choose a specific data storage alternative (i.e. relational database [RDBMS], key-value system [BigTable], column family [NoSQL], document based system).  The decision model explains four constraints (i.e. type of data, scalability, consistency, and supported queries), and describes how the constraints impact the storage choice.

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