Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Databases Programming Software IT Technology

Is the Relational Database Doomed? 344

Posted by ScuttleMonkey
from the just-more-tools-in-the-bucket dept.
DB Guy writes "There's an article over on Read Write Web about what the future of relational databases looks like when faced with new challenges to its dominance from key/value stores, such as SimpleDB, CouchDB, Project Voldemort and BigTable. The conclusion suggests that relational databases and key value stores aren't really mutually exclusive and instead are different tools for different requirements."
This discussion has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Is the Relational Database Doomed?

Comments Filter:

We will have solar energy as soon as the utility companies solve one technical problem -- how to run a sunbeam through a meter.

Working...