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

From: David Ballester <>
Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 20:58:09 +0200
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> Now certainly, you can build a >100TB Oracle instance, but the cost and
> the complexity would be challenging. In addition, presumably they only
> see this data store growing, and how do you deal with a 200, 300, 400TB
> Oracle instance? Google, for example, in 2006 had approximately 1.2PB
> of data in their structured data store. Heaven knows what it is now.

semi off topic

Yahoo has a datawarehouse of 2PB and 24 Bilions of 'events' ( changes? ) per day. They got postgresql source code and rebuild some parts to meet their needs

Afaik, they are very happy with the results


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