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Discussion on: Relational vs Non-Relational Database | Simple Explanation 🚀

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Vincent Milum Jr

This information is a bit outdated. SQL databases nowadays support horizontal scaling via sharding and other mechanics. SQL databases also support non-structured data, such as JSON data, as well as graph data and queries. MariaDB specifically also includes ColumnStore as a built-in storage engine for analytical workloads. SQL database have advanced quite a bit in the past decade or two, but most content online still labels them as what they were in the late 90s to early 2000s.