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Published: Mar 16, 2012
Last Updated: Oct 22, 2012
Polyglot persistence is the technique of storing data in various data stores based on efficiency and how that data is going to be used. Do not just use the default database, often an RDBMS, for all the needs of the application. Instead, ask questions like: Does session management data belong in the database or does it belong in a key-value store? Do relationships between customers and products belong in a graph database? Using NoSQL databases like MongoDB, Riak and Neo4J allows us to reconsider how data is treated, even with-in a single application.