[WEBINAR] The New Normal: Dealing with the Reality of an Unsecure World

MultiValue Database

Definition - What does MultiValue Database mean?

A MultiValue database is a flexible database that features a mix of NoSQL and multidimensional database. It is gaining popularity as a flexible and user-friendly database system with no database administrator support requirements. It saves memory, time, disk space and processing time, and does not require administrative skills. A MultiValue database system is closely related to the PICK database designed for the Pick operating system.

Techopedia explains MultiValue Database

A MultiValue database allows a user to assign a list of values to an attribute unlike a typical database, which is designed to hold only one value per attribute. This solves a number of operational and memory issues and repetition problems faced by database managers. A MultiValue database also provides flexible options, for example, adding attributes does not require rebuilding the whole database, so there is no repetition for useful data that were already entered. This database is close in structure to a non-relational database, although it was created way before the non-relational database.

Techopedia Deals

Connect with us

Techopedia on Linkedin
Techopedia on Linkedin
"Techopedia" on Twitter

Sign up for Techopedia's Free Newsletter!

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud
Free Whitepaper: The Path to Hybrid Cloud:
The Path to Hybrid Cloud: Intelligent Bursting To Amazon Web Services & Microsoft Azure
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.