Insights into Modeling NoSQL:
A DATAVERSITY® 2015 Report

As NoSQL technologies continue to expand the data landscape, data professionals are working to integrate them into existing enterprise architectures and determine how best to work with them. Embarcadero teamed up with DATAVERSITY and sponsored a 2015 DATAVERSITY® survey titled “Modeling NoSQL.” The survey examined a number of crucial issues within the NoSQL world today, with focus on data modeling in particular.

This report considers each topic it covers through a discussion and analysis of the presented survey questions, as well as a deeper examination of the present and future trends within the data modeling industry as a whole. It shares insights on many topics, including:

  • How NoSQL modeling is being done, and by whom
  • The relative difficulty of NoSQL modeling versus relational modeling
  • The importance of NoSQL modeling for organizations