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New SQL: An Alternative to NoSQL and Old SQL For New OLTP Apps

Michael Stonebraker

June 16, 2011

New SQL should be considered as an alternative to NoSQL or Old SQL for New OLTP applications. If New OLTP is as big a market as I foresee, we will see many more New SQL engines employing a variety of architectures in the near future.

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VMWare recently announced a high velocity distributed DB with SQL and all the scaling characteristics touted by the NoSQL plays.


Wonder if Mr. stonebraker has a opinion on them.