Coming out of hibernation to blog. Made exciting with our new launch of the SQL data fabric. No wonder, when you start talking about a "first class" SQL interface to our distributed data grid/fabric platform it is compared with the RDB and modern day clustering extensions to the relational database.
Here is a zooming presentation that attempts to position the product as a horizontal partitioned memory oriented database (unlike the typical parallel DBMS that is vertically partitioned for OLAP class applications). I think you will find the use of prezi fascinating. Would love to get some feedback on the presentation. All this is still very preliminary and we will be sharing a lot more details in the days ahead.
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here is a related webcast from our principal architect, Dave Brown
Technical rants on distributed computing, high performance data management, etc. You are warned! A lot will be shameless promotion for VMWare products