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Relational Databases Get a Hard Time
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The NoSQL event has triggered a bit of a hard time for the RDBMS the last week.  I won’t add any commentary as this follows what I have been talking about for a while, but here are some of the links.  Most notable is Michael Stonebraker’s post on the ACM site.

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The problem with the RDBMS (Part 3) – Let's Get Real
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Graph Databases and the Future of Large-Scale Knowledge Management
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Todd Hoff has posted a link to a Los Alamos National Lab presentation on Graph Databases.  In this paper they provide a revisit on the classic RDBMS vs Graph database debate.

The Relational Database hasn’t maintained its dominance out of dumb …

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The Argument For & Against Map/Reduce
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The last 24 months has seen the introduction of Map/Reduce functionality into the data processing arena in various forms.  Map/Reduce is a framework for developing scalable data processing functionality, and was popularized by Google (see this earlier post).

Pure players like Hadoop are starting to find their own niche, helped by organizations such as …

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Top 10 interesting companies in Data Management
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A bit of fun for a Sunday.  Below is the list of my top 10 interesting companies in Data Management right now.  Interesting to me means doing new stuff and being somewhat disruptive, or have a “watch and see” quality about them.  Note this is about companies not data management applications. 

While I find a bunch of other data management applications interesting (PNUTS, Cassandra, Redis etc) these aren’t really encapsulated in a company with a go to market strategy.

10gen - They are making interesting noises not sure about delivery …

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Why you won't be building your killer app on a distributed hash table
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A great post from Jonathan Ellis on "Why you won't be building your killer app on a distributed hash table"

Scroll down to see my comment.  I agree a simple DHT is not a suitable solution for mainstream data management issues, but also I think that there is a gap between RDBMS and DHT.

The Problem with the Relational Database (Part 2) – Predictability
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The Problem with the Relational Database (Part 1 ) –The Deployment Model
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This is the first detail post in a series I am doing focusing on the issues that exist today with …

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The Problem with the Relational Database
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The relational database has been the …

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Is the Relational Database Doomed?
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Recently, a lot of new non-relational databases have cropped up both inside and outside the cloud. One key message this sends is, "if you want vast, on-demand scalability, you need a non-relational database".

If that is true, then is this a sign that the once mighty relational database finally has a chink in its armor? Is this a sign that relational databases have had their day and will decline over time? In this post, we'll look at the current trend of moving away from relational databases in certain situations and what this means for the future of the relational database.[more]

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