Now the way they are using MySQL (http://www.mysql.com) is interesting and bizarre at the same time. At a very high level, it seems their approach is to use a RDBMS as if it is a column-oriented database. Of course, it makes me wonder why not just use a column-oriented database? I need to read the post again in the morning (too tired right now so just gave it a quick glance).
I am very interested in hearing thoughts from my peers at Planet MySQL regarding [Read more...]
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