The USA's health care exchange site, healthcare.gov, has had well-publicized initial woes.
The New York Times has said one of the problems was the government's choice of DBMS, namely MarkLogic. A MarkLogic employee has said that "If the exact same processes and analysis were applied to a LAMP stack or an Oracle Exa-stack, the results would have likely been the same."
I don't know why he picked Exastack for comparison, but I too have wondered whether things would have been different if the American government had chosen a LAMP component (MySQL or MariaDB) as a DBMS, instead of MarkLogic.
What is MarkLogic?
The company is a software firm founded in 2001 based in San Carlos California. It has[Read more...]