Re: Oracle joins the NoSQL fray

From: TheBoss <>
Date: 06 Oct 2011 20:00:50 GMT
Message-ID: <Xns9F76DFF2E62FCTheBossUsenet_at_194.109.133.133>

"" <> wrote in

> Back in my time we didn't have infantile brand names like Mongo,
> Couch, Ubuntu, Cassandra, Futon or Hadoop. We had manly-sounding
> brands like Cray, DEC, Hewlett-Packard, Evans & Sutherland, SGI, Pick,
> and Burroughs! Reliable names... names redolent of hard work in the
> hot sun, from a time when getting tattoos meant you really were an
> outsider, not just some try-hard conformist.
> I miss the old days. Just don't mention Wang.
> Now, where's my whisky?

A manly-sounding brand, I presume?
Something like Glenlivet or Laphroaig or even Greybeard Heather Dew. Aged for at least 12 years in real oak barrels.


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