"Frankly, this is daft. If VSAM, Adabas and IMS qualify as NoSQL databases then the term NoSQL has no useful meaning. As I have mentioned in previous articles, graph databases and triple stores are NoSQL databases. And since DB2 has a triple store, that technically makes it a NoSQL database!"Is IMS a NoSQL database?
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Is IMS a NoSQL database? [IT-Director.com]
A timely NoSQL reality check, consistent with a quote in a recent Philip Greenspun post: "[...] 'well, it sounded really cool at first, until I realized that NoSQL is just another name for what people did before there were relational databases'."