Big Data And RDBMS: Can They Coexist?

Can relational database management systems peacefully coexist with big data technologies? Here’s what the experts have to say.

There is a typical story cycle in IT: Every new technology destroys and replaces an older one. PCs displaced mini-computers. Smartphones unseated cameras and flip phones. Online streaming wipes out video rental and music CDs. So big data technologies should wipe out relational database management systems (RDBMS), right? That’s not how the future is shaping up.

Author: William Terdoslavich

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