Re: No to SQL? Anti-database movement gains steam

From: Pedro Alvarez Espinoza <>
Date: Fri, 3 Jul 2009 13:56:44 -0700
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I Date's remarks on the existing 'relational' dbms vendors are brilliant. However, is it practically possible to come up with O(1) joins?

On Thu, Jul 2, 2009 at 3:02 PM, Cary Millsap <>wrote:

> After listening to Chris Date at the symposium last March, I'm more
> convinced than ever that if (a) SQL were truly relational and (b) people
> actually adhered to relational design principles, there would be a far
> greater proportion of correctly-functioning high-speed applications in the
> world today.
> Cary Millsap
> Method R Corporation

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