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Fahad Ahmad280 Points
Use cases for SQL vs NoSQL dbs?
Does anyone have some basic resources as to when to use which?
Evan Demaris64,262 Points
NoSQL is going to be better for changing data needs/structures or high throughput, and is generally better if your project will pull individual objects out at a time.
SQL is ACID compliant, but requires a pretty rigid data structure; if your project has a lot of data that can be smoothly stored in tables, and you will be querying a lot (1k+) of records per request, SQL is probably a better bet.
In terms of resources, you could check out this link which will provide a fair amount of information on both; if the project is really important, you can always try using one then the other to see what suits your needs most elegantly.
Hope that helps!