[development] [off topic] schema-less data
yuval at avramzon.net
Fri Feb 27 22:04:05 UTC 2009
The following post discusses how FriendFeed uses MySQL in a schema-less data
They report an improvement both on speed, stability and flexibility.
I find this very interesting, and actually quite troubling.
Does one really benefit from moving *away* from RDBMS's? My natural way of
thinking is totally different - whenever we can define the business logic in
relational terms, we should let the database do the heavylifting, and push
*more* logic onto it - cause that's what they do best.
I marked this as off topic, cause it's not really Drupal related, but I'm
curious about your insights about this approach.
We've had our bunch of off-topics in this and the consulting list for this
week, so my apologies if this is too much.
[@] yuval at avramzon.net
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