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Prediction Is Hard - Especially About the Future

by Merv Adrian  |  December 30, 2014

OK, I admit it - I stole the title from a much smarter man. I thought that man was Yogi Berra, but maybe not - more about that at the...

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DBMS Legacies are Very Sticky

by Donald Feinberg  |  December 18, 2014

Donald Feinberg (@Brazingo) & Merv Adrian (@merv) Every so often, there’s a wave of interest in the “imminent retirement” of one or more legacy database management systems (DBMS). Usually, it’s...

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Hadoop 2013 - Part Four: Players

by Merv Adrian  |  March 8, 2013

The first three posts in this series talked about performance,  projects and platforms as key themes in what is beginning to feel like a  watershed year for Hadoop. All three are reflected in...

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Another New DBMS to Replace Relational?

by Donald Feinberg  |  June 15, 2009

On June 9, Google Labs announced Google Fusion Tables , a new system for managing data in the Google cloud from Google Labs.  I want to be clear about one point -...

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Oracle Logo on Racks?

by Andreas Bitterer  |  September 25, 2008

With yesterday’s announcement of the Oracle Exadata Storage Appliance, Oracle essentially became a hardware vendor… well, sort of. With the help of their friends across Highway 101, Oracle leverages HP...

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