I am not such a fan of definitive definitions. For example, “something MUST be A, B and C to be XYZ” would not be one of my favorite concepts. While it is very reassuring to have this black and white structure on definition, the restrictions don’t allow for future growth. 

NoSQL platforms aren’t yet in a place where strict definitions can or should be placed on them. These platforms are evolving in both purpose and technology. Some have been in development for 10+ years. Some have been in development for less than two.

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