Grokking System Design Fundamentals
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As a software engineer preparing for system design interviews, understanding when to use SQL (relational) databases and when to use NoSQL databases is crucial. Both database types have their strengths and weaknesses, and the choice depends on your specific use case and requirements.

1. Data Model and Schema

One of the primary factors to consider when selecting a database is the data model and structure of the information you plan to store. Understanding the complexity, diversity, and relationships within the data will help you determine the most appropriate database type.




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