IDC Business Intelligence Roadshow 2011 View more presentations from ugur candan. In this presentation I tried to explain why big data or extreme data problems are so trendy. There is a specific reason for this. For those who attended the event I hope it is clear. For those who have not attended you need to walk over the presentation to have an idea.Read More
In-memory Database Systems: Hype or Reality?
Typical arguments about in-memory database systems follows: From : http://nosql.mypopescu.com/post/505511044/in-memory-elastic-databases This is indeed an interesting argument and one that I’m not going to argue against. But it still feels like elastic caching or in-memory elastic databases will remain just a part of the software equation: – Even if the price of RAM has continued to decrease, the machines mentioned do not sound like commodity hardware so you’ll have to balance the costs with the value…Read More
H-store: One Size Fits All An Idea Whose Time Has Come and Gone in RDBMS!
Michael Stonebraker has been a pioneer of data base research and technology for more than a quarter of a century. He was the main architect of the INGRES relational DBMS, the object-relational DBMS, POSTGRES, and the federated data system, Mariposa. All three prototypes were developed at the University of California at Berkeley where Stonebraker was a Professor of Computer Science for twenty five years. He is the founder of three successful Silicon Valley startups,…Read More