NoSQL Movement?

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Wed Mar 10 18:26:46 CET 2010

Xah Lee <xahlee at> wrote:

> On Mar 8, 11:14 am, Duncan Booth < at invalid.invalid>
> wrote: 
>> Xah Lee <xah... at> wrote:
>> > For example, consider, if you are within world's top 100th user of
>> > database in terms of database size, such as Google, then it may be
>> > that the off-the-shelf tools may be limiting. But how many users
>> > really have such massive size of data?
>> You've totally missed the point. It isn't the size of the data you
>> have today that matters, it's the size of data you could have in
>> several years 
> '
>> time.
> so, you saying, in several years, we'd all become the world's top 100
> database users in terms of size, like Google?
No, I'm saying that if you plan to build a business that could grow you 
should be clear up front how you plan to handle the growth. It's too late 
if you suddenly discover your platform isn't scalable just when you need to 
scale it.

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