Warning: this is a mixture of historical content, biases, stupid marketing and unknown/proprietary/closed source technologies. Proceed with caution.
NuoDB marketing was sending out this message, encouraging me to blog (they were looking for bloggers too):
And while Facebook sharded MySQL 4000 times, even they call it a “fate worse than death.”
We’ve seen this phrase before and it did not come from us. For whatever reason NewSQL echo chamber is repeating this with less and less truth in it. In various whitepapers (all behind registration walls) they mention some analyst estimates and try to put a parallel between operating costs of large companies and something a new developer would do, as if everyone is living under same constraints.
I don’t know if NuoDB is a good technology for the[Read more...]