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Submission + - Yale researchers prove that ACID is scalable (

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.
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Yale researchers prove that ACID is scalable

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When you are working hard, get up and retch every so often.