NoSQL Movement?

mk mrkafk at
Thu Mar 4 13:01:38 CET 2010

Jonathan Gardner wrote:

> When you are starting a new project and you don't have a definitive
> picture of what the data is going to look like or how it is going to
> be queried, SQL databases (like PostgreSQL) will help you quickly
> formalize and understand what your data needs to do. In this role,
> these databases are invaluable. I can see no comparable tool in the
> wild, especially not OODBMS.

FWIW, I talked to my promoting professor about the subject, and he 
claimed that there's quite a number of papers on OODBMS that point to 
fundamental problems with constructing capable query languages for 
OODBMS. Sadly, I have not had time to get & read those sources.


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