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Alec Noller: Cassandra vs. MongoDB: Why Your Database Should be Boring

A recent article from Patrick McFadin at Datastax presents a comparison of Cassandra and MongoDB, although it's pretty clearly weighted in one direction. The title, after all, is "MongoDB. This is not the database you are looking for." Yes, saying bad things about MongoDB is nothing new - but McFadin's article is interesting in that the anti-MongoDB framing is really not the core of his point. Ultimately, this is all about Cassandra. The central point McFadin brings to the table is that Cassandra is efficient...

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