Well, the most important wishes I have for 2018 are a bit out of topic for this blog: forms of organisation without a formal authority, schools not teaching religions, and so on. But in this post, I will write about databases… as usual.
So, here is my whishlist, for what it matters.
More research on Learned Indexes
If you don’t know what I’m talking about, see this paper. Having a data structure faster than B-Trees is exciting. But of course I’d like to see also considerations on write performance.
Progress on using ML for database tuning
See this article. I don’t think that Machine Learning will ever be able to replace (good) DBAs, but having a tool which suggests tuning based on real …[Read more]