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NoSQL Azure Service DocumentDB as a service announced

Azure platform is going all out and it is burgeoning.

"Microsoft Azure DocumentDB is a document-oriented, NoSQL database service
designed for modern mobile and web applications"

The above from Microsoft site.

Microsoft beefs its Azure Services portfolio with yet another service. Azure
DocementDB service is which also serves as a search tool. Searching stuff that
goes into NoSQL should be very useful. It is presently available as a technology
preview product and developers will be able to run SQLesque queries on  JSON data
and supports transactional consistency.


Under the hoods it uses the in-memory technology and includes important libraries like .NET, Node.js, JavaScript and Python. DocumentDB is presently strictly Microsoft but it intends to make it Open source.

All this enhancements / additions are going to provide a tough challenge to AWS
and which has also seen strong challenge from Google.

Read more here:
http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/documentdb-introduction/

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