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Do banks really use strict old-skool transactional RDBMSs? - Mark Atwood
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Do banks really use strict old-skool transactional RDBMSs?
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fallenpegasus From: fallenpegasus Date: April 15th, 2009 10:20 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: Not a convinving argument

"rational and sound decision to put important business logic as close to the data as possible"

Until you try to make it scale.

The CAP Theorem doesn't go away just because because one wishes it so. At scale, ACID is dead. Know it, accept it, live it, love it.

ACID never really existed at all, in the first place.
From: pauldf Date: April 16th, 2009 04:21 am (UTC) (Link)

Re: Not a convinving argument

Until you try to make it scale.

Agreed; that's a key point.

RDBMS life is good when you can fit the database you need on a single commodity server. Beyond that, things get interesting.
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