Joe Masters Emison 3/10/2014 3 comments
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Nowhere in technology is the chasm between "state of the art" and "actual use" so wide as with databases. Tech journalists and industry pundits feed that gap, expending barrels of virtual ink on innovations, including Hadoop, in-memory systems, and Amazon's Redshift. At publication time, a search for "Hadoop" on Google News yielded just shy of 15,000 results, versus 13,400 for "Oracle database."