Click here to Skip to main content

The Insider News

   

The Insider News is for breaking IT and Software development news. Post your news, your alerts and your inside scoops. This is an IT news-only forum - all off-topic, non-news posts will be removed. If you wish to ask a programming question please post it here.

Get The Daily Insider direct to your mailbox every day. Subscribe now!

 
NewsWhy Build a New SQL Database? PinstaffTerrence Dorsey12-Nov-12 9:46 
When I’m at conferences or meetups and people discover I work for a company building a new database, there are usually a few puzzled looks. Explaining the technology behind Akiban to people is easy but the usual reason for the puzzlement is that many people wonder why on earth a company would want to develop a new database from scratch when so many alternatives already exist. There are good reasons, but I’ve struggled with articulating them especially when someone wants a 90 second explanation at a conference. In the interest of having an answer that I can easily refer people to, here’s what I think we’re trying to do. These are the problems that Akiban is aiming to solve.
The pendulum swings: from SQL to NoSQL to MoreSQL...

General General    News News    Suggestion Suggestion    Question Question    Bug Bug    Answer Answer    Joke Joke    Rant Rant    Admin Admin   

Use Ctrl+Left/Right to switch messages, Ctrl+Up/Down to switch threads, Ctrl+Shift+Left/Right to switch pages.


Advertise | Privacy | Mobile
Web03 | 2.8.140926.1 | Last Updated 1 Oct 2014
Copyright © CodeProject, 1999-2014
All Rights Reserved. Terms of Service
Layout: fixed | fluid