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What should I choose a database, I hate to relational databases, are there any advanced database My request is to simple, easy, and powerful

no mysql,no ms server,no sqlite,no orancle,


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closed as not a real question by Zypher, MikeyB, John Gardeniers, womble, Dennis Williamson Jan 3 '10 at 7:51

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A bit more information would be helpful – Dayton Brown Jan 3 '10 at 5:43
This question is very unclear.... – tegbains Jan 3 '10 at 6:20
Why do you hate relational databases? telling us more information allows us to better answer your request. – p858snake Jan 3 '10 at 6:26
Microsoft made one a while ago called: Excel. – Scott Lundberg Jan 3 '10 at 14:49

this seems like a silly question... "I need to use a database, but I refuse to use a database..." use one or don't.

not really sure why you hate databases.. then are really simple, stable, and work with every language.

You could go for something like hadoop and hive/pig, but that is WAY more then you are looking for and far more complicated the mysql.

You need to give more info as to: 1) what you are trying to do 2) the data set sizes involved 3) the usage patterns that this will be hit with

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Wow... way to win friends and influence people right there in the question title.

Take a look at NoSQL. From

NoSQL is a database movement which began in early to mid 2009. The term refers to non-relational data stores that do not need a fixed schema, and that usually avoid join operations.

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Not sure I understand your question, so I'm not sure if this is the correct answer...

Have you looked at

  • MongoDB - MongoDB (from "humongous") is a scalable, high-performance, open source, schema-free, document-oriented database. MongoDB bridges the gap between key-value stores (which are fast and highly scalable) and traditional RDBMS systems (which provide structured schemas and powerful queries).
  • CouchDB - Apache CouchDB is a document-oriented database that can be queried and indexed in a MapReduce fashion using JavaScript. CouchDB also offers incremental replication with bi-directional conflict detection and resolution.

Simple, Easy, and Powerful - pick any two of the three..

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