Non-Relational Databases and Their Types

Non-relational databases, also known as No-SQL databases. Unlike traditional relational databases(SQL), they do not depend on a fixed schema, allowing for easier handling of unstructured data.

Non-relational databases are ideal for handling large volumes of data and are highly efficient in distributed environments. To understand non-relational databases, or “NoSQL” databases, we first need to look at SQL or relational databases.