[Grok-dev] [OT] Marketing: noSQL?
roger.erens at e-s-c.biz
Mon Feb 15 09:48:19 EST 2010
On Fri, Feb 12, 2010 at 15:04, Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> wrote:
> Hi there,
> Toni Mueller wrote:
>> I'm aware that this is not the right forum to talk about this, but due
>> to lack of a better place, I'd like to throw the idea out here into the
> I think this is the right place to talk about marketing Grok.
>> Recent hype has it to mention databases that don't require/offer SQL.
>> See http://nosql-database.org/ for an overview. From my perspective,
>> the ZODB would fit "perfectly" into this scheme of a database that has
>> no SQL, right?
> Good point. Last year at Pycon there was a lot of buzz about NoSQL.
> CouchDB, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc. Nobody mentioned the ZODB, except
> Guido in an object relational mapper panel discussion and he was
> criticizing it (not unfair criticism). I was so pleased *someone* had
> mentioned it I rudely interrupted him to cheer. :)
>> If you think this way and can say something meaningful
>> about it, it would be great if you could add an appropriate entry to
>> this site. If you can't, but suspect someone else can, please notify
>> him or her about this issue.
> Right, hm, this is one for the website folks. Please reply and show
> you're paying attention. We got the documentation folks organizing
I could send a message to that website's owner, Prof. Stefan Edlich.
Please help me fill in the blanks before I contact him:
Python 2.4.2 and later
something more about ZEO?
Links: e.g. Books, Talks, Presentations
General remark about the nosql-database.org website:
SQL is not the only way to implement a relational DB:
SQL != RDBMS
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