Oracle’s NoSQL Service a Signal For The Future
Oracle just released their NoSQL service. Is it just me or is it like Microsoft switching to a Unix based architecture? Oracle’s transactional database system has been the standard for ERP, finance and other large operations for a very long time. By unveiling their NoSQL service it looks like they’re taking a strong swing at Amazon’s Dynamo DB which they claim is reliable and cheaper.
To me, it is a signal from Oracle that they realize traditional database models will not be used or sustainable at some point in the future and NoSQL type solutions are of course the way to go for many types of databases especially where data need not be consistent at an exact moment in time.
The future is promising and exciting and in either sense I think Oracle is signaling to the world that the era of big-data is probably one that won’t exist with traditional relational and transactional databases as we’ve previously come to expect over the years.
What do you think?