Just found this great NoSQL db comparison with an, I think, dead-on conclusion: So, does RDBMS scale? I would say the answer is: not any worse than lots of other things. Most of what doesn’t scale in a RDBMS is stuff people don’t use that often anyway. And does NoSQL scale: a couple solutions do,Continue reading “NoSQL DB Comparison”
I love stories with impressive stats and techniques about how to scale web applications. Here’s a good one about how Digg scales. Interesting is that they use MemcacheDB (note their flashy website) for storing much of their data. MemcacheDB is a key-value store, notice the trend?