Demystifying Databases: Exploring their Use Cases

International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering
© 2023 by SSRG - IJCSE Journal
Volume 10 Issue 6
Year of Publication : 2023
Authors : Pankaj Gupta, Prakashkumar Patel

How to Cite?

Pankaj Gupta, Prakashkumar Patel, "Demystifying Databases: Exploring their Use Cases," SSRG International Journal of Computer Science and Engineering , vol. 10,  no. 6, pp. 43-53, 2023. Crossref,


This article provides a comprehensive overview of various types of available databases and their corresponding use cases. The primary objective of publishing this paper is to examine the different types of databases that exist, the reasons behind their development, and the specific use cases they serve. Databases play a critical role in facilitating the efficient organization and effective management of data in a wide range of applications. The article begins by highlighting the significance of databases in modern data-driven environments and their essential role in ensuring effective data organization and management. It emphasizes the need for a deep understanding of different database types' unique characteristics and intended purposes to address specific requirements effectively. Therefore, it is essential to have a deep understanding of the unique characteristics and intended purposes of different database types to make well-informed decisions during the process of designing and implementing database solutions.


Bigdata, RDBMS, NoSQL, SaaS, SQL, Cloud, Graph, Blockchain, Time series.


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