Warning: this is a mixture of historical content, biases,
stupid marketing and unknown/proprietary/closed source
technologies. Proceed with caution.
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 customer
they’re targeting, all their diagrams essentially …[Read more]