If you pretend to be at least a little bit hip, you dumped your SQL database server and moved back to the core. To the essence. The format that fits any problem. No, it’s not the string of bits, lets not go that far (yet). It’s the hashtable. The hashtable is the anti-relational database. You might think it’s highly impractical or limited, but that’s where you’re wrong. What matters is not practicality, what matters is scalability.