Slideshow 10 NoSQL Enterprise Use Cases

  • May 03 2015, 5:47pm EDT
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Top 10 NoSQL Enterprise Use Cases

NoSQL databases are increasingly popular for a range of data-intensive applications that require horizontal scaling. In fact, the NoSQL market will enjoy a 35.1 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) from 2014 to 2020, reaching $4.2 billion by that year, according to Allied Market Research. Here are 10 potential uses cases for NoSQL in your business, care of Couchbase.Image: iStock

1. Profile Management

The goal here is to drive customer satisfaction and revenue by delighting customers with responsive experiences, based on up-to-date profile data about each user.Image: iStock

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2. Fraud Detection

In this case, fraud detection relies on NoSQL data – rules, customer information, transaction information, location, time of day, and more – applied at scale and in real-time.Image: iStock

3. Internet of Things (IoT)

Somewhere between 26 billion and 30 billion devices will be connected to the Internet of Things by 2020, according to estimates from Gartner and ABI Research, respectively. From environmental monitoring to infrastructure management, manufacturing, energy management, healthcare and more, NoSQL databases will help to gather, manage and organize all of that data.Image: iStock

4. Catalog Management

The idea here is to reduce inventory, increase cross-sell opportunities, and maintain regulatory compliance with an up-to-date repository of product data.Image: iStock

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5. Digital Communication

From texts to instant messaging and more, NoSQL can support massive datasets and potentially billions of real-time messages.Image: iStock

6. Customer 360-Degree View

Aggregate multiple data types to gain a single, comprehensive view of each customer – boosting cross-sell and upsell opportunities along the way.Image: iStock

7. Personalization (Built Just for You)

Drive customer engagement by delivering the right offer, content, or recommendation at the right time.Image: iStock

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8. Content Management

Gather and organize multiple data types and attributes – including structured, semi- and unstructured data.Image: iStock

9. Mobile

Deliver applications that are always on – with or without a network connection.Image: iStock

10. Real-time Big Data

Drive revenue, customer satisfaction, and operational efficiency by leveraging insights from big data analytics in real time.Image: iStock

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Special thanks to Couchbase for the top 10 list. For more Information Management slideshows please visit our gallery area.Image: iStock