Tag Archives: rdbms

The General Database Platform

It’s been a decade-plus of the Not-Only-SQL (NoSQL) movement where a large variety of specialized database platforms have been developed and sold. It seems that there are so many different platforms for data stores that you can find one for … Continue reading

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Moving Away From MySQL

I like SQL Server as a database. I think it’s very complete, solves most of my problems, and is easy to use in work. It costs money, but less than some others. It’s also more complete to me than some … Continue reading

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The NoSQL Rise and Fall

I’m not sure this blog that seems to talk about the problems of NoSQL databases in general makes a lot of sense. If you read the comments, you certainly see lots of complaints, but I also think the post isn’t … Continue reading

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Distributed SQL Databases

One of the challenges that SQL Server, and many RDBMSes, face is scaling out. While SQL Server can grow to handle a large workload on one piece of hardware, eventually there reaches a point when a single machine cannot handle … Continue reading

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