CmdrTaco from the i-could-prove-lunch dept.
An anonymous reader writes "The has been a lot of buzz in the industry lately about NoSQL databases helping Twitter, Amazon, and Digg scale their transactional workloads. But there has been some recent pushback from database luminaries such as Michael Stonebraker. Now, a couple of researchers at Yale University claim that NoSQL is no longer necessary now that they have scaled traditional ACID compliant database systems."
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.