Introduction to NuoDB

NuoDB is a distributed, peer to peer system that provides an in-memory database service with ACIDAcronym for the database transaction properties of atomicity, consistency, isolation, and durability. transactions. A NuoDB database appears to the developer and operator as a single, logical system. In practice, a NuoDB database can be running in multiple locations with hosts added and removed according to demand.

NuoDB's architecture is based on a durable distributed cache that provides in-memory access to your data.

This section introduces NuoDB by describing how it provides in-memory access to your durable data. It then describes the tools for using NuoDB and guides you through creating and then modifying a database.

See the following topics:

NuoDB At a Glance

Quick Tour of NuoDB

Creating Your First Database

Upgrading Your First Database to Be Minimally Redundant