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You can now vote for your favorite products of 2011. This is your chance to be heard! Voting ends on February 9th.


View Poll Results: NoSQL Database of the Year
Cassandra 16 26.23%
MongoDB 16 26.23%
CouchDB 14 22.95%
Redis 4 6.56%
HBase 5 8.20%
Hypertable 3 4.92%
Riak 0 0%
Membase Server 3 4.92%
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Old 12-21-2011, 04:20 PM   #1
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NoSQL Database of the Year

A new poll last year, and a very close race.

Old 01-03-2012, 10:16 AM   #2
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nosql - no thankyou
Old 01-03-2012, 02:32 PM   #3
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After much delebration, I voted for Membase Server considering the interesting direction it took this year. Very interesting category. As expected almost all saw a good time in 2011, specially Mongo, Redis and Riak.
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Don't have any idea but voted for Hypertable. that sounds nice and will try now.
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It's really hard to pick just one, as many fit different niches. I voted for CouchDB as I like it's replication method and the fact that there is no one master node. Couch is also able to scale down as well as up.

Of course Hadoop and HBase are amazing if you need truly tremendous scale.

I've heard good things about Cassandra as well, but haven't used it. It seems to run Facebook OK.
Old 01-04-2012, 07:36 PM   #6
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Angry I didn't vote in this one because...

I didn't see any of the sleepycat stuff

I hope that helps!

Kindest regards,

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lets vote
Old 02-01-2012, 11:42 AM   #8
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I have been using MongoDB for the past few months, at work, and it's been awesome. But I feel so torn having to choose between Redis and MongoDB; I love Redis dearly, and as a caching server, there's nothing else out there that can even come close, IMHO. However, I would never - ever - use Redis as a database, in the same way I would use PostgreSQL or MongoDB as a database.
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I am not using any.. So, I didn't vote.
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