“You are not Google. (or: you don’t really need NoSQL…)”

It’s great to see a thoughtful articulation of the other side of the “everybody needs to dump their SQL database” argument in this blog post: http://teddziuba.com/2010/03/i-cant-wait-for-nosql-to-die.html To paraphrase the author’s argument, the vast majority of applications out there will simply never see the load that would require a move to a NoSQL solution. Thinking about […]

“The largest cloud providers are botnets.”

I ran across an interesting article that compares the largest of the botnets — the Conficker botnet — with the largest web application providers and the size of their infrastructure. The article uses the term “cloud” in a way that I don’t necessarily agree with, since they use it to describe the overall size of […]