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From:Daevid Vincent Date:July 11 2011 9:43pm
Subject:Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death'
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http://developers.slashdot.org/story/11/07/09/1256241/Facebook-Trapped-In-My
SQL-a-Fate-Worse-Than-Death
 
"According to database pioneer Michael Stonebraker, Facebook is operating a
huge, complex MySQL implementation equivalent to 'a fate worse than death,'
and the only way out is 'bite the bullet and rewrite everything
<http://gigaom.com/cloud/facebook-trapped-in-mysql-fate-worse-than-death/>
.' Not that it's necessarily Facebook's fault, though. Stonebraker says the
social network's predicament is all too common among web startups that start
small and grow to epic proportions."

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Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death'Daevid Vincent11 Jul
  • Re: Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death'Claudio Nanni11 Jul
  • Re: Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death'Per Jessen12 Jul
    • RE: Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death'Jerry Schwartz12 Jul
      • Re: Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death'Peter Brawley12 Jul
      • Re: Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death'Hank13 Jul
        • Re: Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death'Michael Cole13 Jul
  • Re: Facebook Trapped In MySQL a 'Fate Worse Than Death'Rob Wultsch20 Jul