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February 25, 2013

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Dale Vile

This is great insight into the pace of development in this space, but let's not throw out the baby with the bathwater.

I am very uneasy with the line "it's starting to be seen as the potential strategic successor to the familiar relational database world", as I really don't think it is a zero sum game.

Neither do most IT professionals we speak with as we outline in this short 5 minute video walkthrough of some recent research results:

http://researchbeat.com/2013/02/26/is-big-data-killing-the-rdbms/

I really think we need to keep some perspective on this.

Cheers
Dale

Dale Vile
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Chuck Hollis

Hi Dale

You make great points. I was thinking of crafting a response, but it got long, and essentially ended up being this recent post.

http://chucksblog.emc.com/chucks_blog/2013/03/from-databases-to-dataclouds.html

Thanks!

-- Chuck

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