I’m not sure how many of this blog’s readers are likely to be aware of VoltDB. It is one of the systems that I think could be poised to dispel the notion that SQL (or the relational model) is somehow inherently unscalable. Here’s a blog post explaining how VoltDB does transaction ordering and replication.
- Why MySQL replication is better than mysqlbinlog for recovery
- What are your favorite MySQL replication filtering rules?