Thought Provoking Post on Traditional Relational Databases

Posted by Frank Fillmore on July 7, 2011 under Uncategorized. Tags: , , .

Author Derrick Harris plumbs Michael Stonebraker on the future of traditional relational databases (spoiler alert: Stonebraker says there isn’t one) and the scalability problems faced by web startups that listen to the siren song of open-source freeware like MySQL.

http://gigaom.com/cloud/facebook-trapped-in-mysql-fate-worse-than-death/

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