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From David Van Couvering <da...@vancouvering.com>
Subject Re: Blog response to Oracle white paper
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2006 17:30:46 GMT
Thanks for the correction, Kasper.  Can you explain how it supports queries?


Kasper Nielsen wrote:
> David Van Couvering wrote:
>> Thanks, Mike, for your great comments on the white paper.  I took 
>> those comments and added my own in a blog response:
>> http://weblogs.java.net/blog/davidvc/archive/2006/11/oracle_benchmar_1.html 
> Hi David,
> Just a quick comment. I think you may want to omit or at least rephrase 
> the following sentence:
> -- 
> You may not need SQL today, but think about if you may need it later. I 
> have seen way too many projects that started with a simple key/value 
> storage, only to add on query support, secondary indexes, and so on, as 
> the project grows in complexity
> -- 
> Because Berkeley DB Java supports both secondary indexes, querying, 
> various degrees of transaction isolation, cursor support, row level 
> locking, etc. Its primarily the missing SQL support that sets it apart 
> from traditional databases.
> Other then that, great post.
> Cheers
>   Kasper

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