Choosing a Database

While WorkflowFirst does a great job of hiding the technical details of the data store you're using, if you're planning on having a large number of users or a large amount of data, you should consider which type of data store you should have WorkflowFirst use.

There are two types of data stores you can choose from: Either SQL or NoSQL. WorkflowFirst editions such as Express and Professional all use a SQL data store by default. WorkflowFirst can also create applications that use a NoSQL data store called MongoDB.

In this section we'll go over the benefits and drawbacks of each type of data store.