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Git: the NoSQL Database

by Brandon Keepers

Published April 21, 2012 in Programming

Check out the video for this talk: https://vimeo.com/56645405

We all know that Git is amazing for storing code. It is fast, reliable, flexible, and it keeps our project history nuzzled safely in its object database while we sleep soundly at night.

But what about storing more than code? Why not data? Much flexibility is gained by ditching traditional databases, but at what cost?