Re: Oracle joins the NoSQL fray

From: joel garry <>
Date: Thu, 6 Oct 2011 14:19:25 -0700 (PDT)
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On Oct 5, 3:29 pm, "" <> wrote:
> 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?
> -- Phil

Pick? Those guys rented a condo in Long Beach (CA) and pretended to be living there, because it was zoned residential. Manly? They called it...

I guess if they were doing it today they'd have GIRLS on the COUCH, so ok, that's manly, unless it's at SDSU.

BLISS-86? Mladen, you made me throw up a little in my mouth.


-- is bogus.
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