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Defending the RDBMS

A few weeks ago I ran across an essay from Randolph West called, Relational Databases Aren’t the Problem. This was a response to another essay that made a case for relational databases being bad for many businesses. I thought that both pieces … Continue reading

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Losing Rows

There has been a lot of hype in the last 3-4 years around NoSQL databases. Note that NoSQL isn’t Not SQL, but rather Not Only SQL, implying that the SQL language still has a place here. In fact, a number … Continue reading

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NoSQL Inside SQL Server

There has been quite a debate the last few years between using NoSQL and SQL Server as data stores for different applications. We’ve seen a great deal of interest from developers in document stores as the data structures are closer … Continue reading

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