On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 2:43 PM, Daevid Vincent <daevid@stripped> wrote:
> "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
> .' 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."
Preface: I in no way speak for my employer.
I suggest reading http://dom.as/2011/07/08/stonebraker-trapped/