Shard or be Shredded

“Bob: So, how do I query the database? IT guy: It’s not a database. It’s a Key-Value store. . . . You write a distributed map-reduce function in Erlang. Bob: Did you just tell me to go **** myself? IT guy: I believe I did, Bob.” —Fault Tolerance cartoon, @jrecursive, 2009 Prelude Relational databases have […]

via Shard or be Shredded — Life Less Ordinary

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