Databases of the Future
The human brain had a vast memory storage. It made us curious and very creative.... And that brain did something very special. It invented an idea called “the future.”
Every revolution has its counterrevolution—that is a sign the revolution is for real.
—C. Wright Mills
This book is the story of how a revolution in database technology saw the “one size fits all” traditional relational SQL database give way to a multitude of special-purpose database technologies. In the past 11 chapters, we have reviewed the major categories of next-database systems and have taken a deep dive into some of the internal ...