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Performance of NoSQL vs SQL

Doing some work on looking at performance of NoSql engines versus traditional Cobb relational DBs, and found some actual benchmark data that is interesting and impressive. This approach is already critical in big data computation in scientific and commercial environments, both in experimentation and production environments, and will only become increasingly so unless the licensing model for RDBMS and storage evaporates into yesterday, which I think is highly unlikely. Continue reading Performance of NoSQL vs SQL

Data Virtualization Technology Advancements

As a follower of Virtualization technology, you have likely heard about the June 2011 Forrester Research report on Data Virtualization entitled Data Virtualization Reaches Critical Mass: Technology Advancements, New Patterns, And Customer Successes Make This Enterprise Technology Both A Short- And Long-Term Solution. Continue reading Data Virtualization Technology Advancements

MySQL releases a NoSQL API with memcache

Explosions in data volumes and internet penetration rates are driving a seemingly insatiable demand for ever-higher levels of database performance. By directly implementing memcached API support to InnoDB and MySQL Cluster, developers and DBAs can preserve the rich functionality of relational databases and SQL, while also having options to integrate simple and fast access methods provided by the one of the most widely adopted NoSQL protocols. There is now code available, not GA, to try this out. Continue reading MySQL releases a NoSQL API with memcache