Contrary to the latest trends, I don’t think there’s anything wrong with SQL or RDMS – they are stable, proven and easy to use. However, they can be expensive or just an overkill for your application. This video demonstrates how surprisingly simple your database backend can really be, without compromising features or performance.
As the term of polyglot programming has been introduced, it makes sense to choose the best and simplest tool for the job. Meet node.js and dirtydb! Dirty is tiny and fast key value store with append-only disk log. This in-process key-value stores for node.js is the ideal data store for applications with less than 1 million records.
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