Life was good – your SaaS app was humming along, customers were happy, and business was booming. Then one day, it happened – a customer’s data is corrupt and needs to be restored ASAP! Or maybe a runaway job locked the database and brought the app to its knees, or a diligent customer demanded a more secure, isolated data store. You realize all your proverbial data eggs are in one basket, but you don’t want to maintain tens or hundreds of databases. Multi-tenancy is the solution to your problem!
One of the major reasons to use Agile is to increase speed to market. In other words, you want to get a workable product to market faster and be able to iterate flexibly while still serving your customer base. First, you want an application that works. Next, you want to make sure that it can scale. Finally, you want to leverage your data in ways that can help you expand your market reach even further. In this article, I will show you how NoSQL is the perfect fit for achieving your agile product development goals.
You’re thinking about switching to NoSQL database technology. You’ve seen our blog posts about why and how to switch, but you’re still on the fence. Often, simplicity is the key. Ask yourself these three basic questions and you’ll be able to make a smarter NoSQL decision.
MarkLogic is widely recognized as the leading Enterprise NoSQL database. It is used by many of the world’s most prominent organizations including the BBC, the U.S. Army and Navy, and six of the top ten largest banks. Recently, the company unveiled a preview of its upcoming major release, MarkLogic 9. This new version offers powerful advantages across three main areas: data integration, security and manageability. Here’s a closer look:
Recently, we wrote about five reasons to use a NoSQL database to handle today’s volume, velocity and variety of data. But how do you make the move from a relational database to a NoSQL database? Who do you involve and how do you get buy-in?