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From:Antony T Curtis Date:February 7 2009 5:42pm
Subject:Re: non-relational engine for mySQL?
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I believe such things already exist, for example the Nitro storage  
engine. There is a presentation about it at the coming MySQL  


On 6 Feb 2009, at 14:50, Daevid Vincent wrote:

> When our database reaches the 10-100TB range, we may need to consider
> non-relational databases.  Relational databases like MySQL tend to
> heavily rely on random access, which is governed by the slow disk seek
> rates.  On the other hand, non-relational database pioneered by  
> Google's
> Map/Reduce framework operate at much faster disk transfer rates.  Open
> source solutions incorporating these ideas exist, such as Yahoo's  
> Hadoop
> and CouchDB.
> Are there currently (or plans for) any mySQL engines with this type of
> database?

non-relational engine for mySQL?Daevid Vincent6 Feb
  • Re: non-relational engine for mySQL?Antony T Curtis7 Feb