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From:Paul DuBois Date:April 29 1999 8:57pm
Subject:Re: Microsoft introduces IMDB (In-memory database)
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At 2:30 PM -0500 4/29/1999, Fred Lindberg wrote:
>Just thought I'd share this:
>PCWeek April 26, 1999 (vol 16, no 17) starting on page 1 talks about
>the new microsoft Windows 2000 adding an in-memory database "retrieving
>it [data]from cache instead of from disk, said officials of the Remond,
>Wash., company.". "``It's huge", said Jomo Moir, senior web
>technologist at CBS, a financial Web site in San
>Francisco, ...''.
>AFAIK, a decent OS [linux and others], does disk caching at the OS
>level. Maybe this needs to be advertized as a feature of MySQL on Linux
>2.2.x ;-)

So is this another example of Microsoft using an idea someone else
thought of, that has been in use for years, and heralding their
own use of it as "innovation"?

Paul DuBois, paul@stripped
Northern League Chronicles:
Microsoft introduces IMDB (In-memory database)Fred Lindberg29 Apr
  • Re: Microsoft introduces IMDB (In-memory database)Paul DuBois30 Apr
    • Re: Microsoft introduces IMDB (In-memory database)Brian Huddleston30 Apr
    • Re: Microsoft introduces IMDB (In-memory database)Van30 Apr
  • Re: Microsoft introduces IMDB (In-memory database)Fred Read30 Apr