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NoSQL's only selling point is you don't need to learn SQL? Hardly true.

Major Oracle shops aren't dumping them for Mongo/Couchbase/... because they're trying to avoid SQL. They do it for scalability, availability, performance, flexibility and more.

I don't see that the facts in the real world back you up here.

Not claiming NoSQL is a panacea. You're definitely making some trade-offs, and in many cases it's just the wrong tech. But it's absurd to say it's happening to avoid a learning curve.

I didn't say that was NoSQL's only selling point. I said that was MongoDB's only selling point.

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