jpkunst sends us to Computerworld for a look at Michael Stonebraker's opinion that RDBMSs "should be considered legacy technology
." Computerworld adds some background and analysis to Stonebraker's comments, which appear in a new blog, The Database Column
. Stonebraker co-created the Ingres and Postgres technology while a researcher at UC Berkeley in the early 1970s. He predicts that "column stores
will take over the [data] warehouse market over time, completely displacing row stores."