Seven Database Paradigms

Choose the right database for the job 🔨

Database Paradigms Explained Visually

Key-Value

Popular Key-Value Databases: Redis, Memcached, Etcd

Wide Column

Popular Wide-Column Databases: Cassandra, Apache HBase

Document Oriented

Popular Document Databases: MongoDB, Firestore, CouchDB

Relational

Popular Relational Databases: MySQL, Postgres, SQL Server, CockroachDB

Graph

Popular Graph Databases: Neo4j, DGraph, Janus Graph

Search Engine

Popular Search Databases: ElasticSearch, Algolia, MeiliSearch

Multi-Model

Popular Multi-model Databases: FaunaDB, CosmosDB

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