Explore the basics of NoSQL databases, and how they're used in a modern data architecture. Learn to identify the pros and cons of using column-oriented, document, key-value, and graph databases to make data available to downstream processes and data consumers.
Dive into column-oriented databases with the help of Snowflake. Learn to populate Snowflake tables using a number of tools, and uncover the fundamentals of micro-partitioning and data clustering to optimize query performance with query pruning. Leverage common table expressions, materialized and non-materialized views to streamline analytics workflows. Step into semi-structured data with Snowflake's VARIANT types.
Dive deep into the world of document data with Postgres JSON, and explore the intricacies of semi-structured data. Learn how to extract and transform top-level and nested document data using a number of built-in operators and functions.
Take your NoSQL skills to the next level by mastering the fundamentals of key-value databases. Explore common use-cases for key-value data, and learn how to use Redis and Python to read and write data. Wrap up with a basic overview of graph databases, and their place in the modern data stack.