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From "paul jobs" <webjog...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ten(14) Reasons why Couchdb is better than Mysql
Date Sun, 04 Jan 2009 22:40:26 GMT
well said alan, it is way each to explian and understand document and
associated views

On 1/4/09, Alan Bell <alan.bell@theopenlearningcentre.com> wrote:
>
> same problem for years explaining what Lotus Notes is. The odd thing is
> that to a lay person it is way easier to understand the concept of a
> document and a bunch of views than it is to understand tables, relations,
> left inner joins, compound keys, fourth normal form etc.
>
> Alan.
>
>
> Geir Magnusson Jr. wrote:
>
>> that's probably right.  We have a similar problem with MongoDB - once you
>> have to start explaining the fundamental differences, the battle is lost.
>>  They are just too different from RDBMS.
>>
>> geir
>>
>> On Jan 3, 2009, at 9:03 PM, Noah Slater wrote:
>>
>>  On Sat, Jan 03, 2009 at 04:25:14PM -0500, Patrick Aljord wrote:
>>>
>>>> There is nothing wrong in comparing two databases, many users don't
>>>> really
>>>> care about the internals and just want to know which one is the best for
>>>> most
>>>> jobs. I personally think couchdb is good for most apps that need a good
>>>> db :)
>>>>
>>>
>>> Firstly, thanks for the write up Paul.
>>>
>>> However, after looking at the feedback from the CouchDB book and
>>> monitoring the
>>> community response to CouchDB I am starting to feel that any kind of
>>> comparison
>>> to RDBMS is a harmful one, unless done very, very carefully.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Noah Slater, http://tumbolia.org/nslater
>>>
>>
>>
>

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