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REVIEW: SQLFire – Scalable SQL instead of NoSQL

REVIEW: SQLFire – Scalable SQL instead of NoSQL

A very interesting presentation about tackling scalability limitations in legacy databases- if I may. The presentation organization is well-organized. It started with illustrating, why we need to think differently in SQL and how all the “noSQL” solution focuses on new models and not focusing on the real issues like optimizing IO. They focus on making … Continue reading

Quotation: System Integration Points

Integration points are the number-one killer of systems. Every single one of those feeds presents a stability risk. Every socket, process, pipe or remote procedure call can and will hang. Even database calls can hang, in ways obvious and subtle. Every feed into the system can hang it, crash it or generate other impulses at … Continue reading