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NoSQL and the End of the SQL Cash Machine

A techie debate is raging on the relative merits of relational vs. so-called NoSQL databases. I have a techie opinion and a stake in the debate, but in this post I'd like to make a business prediction that has nothing to do with the technical merits of one vs. the other at all. It's only…

Marc Benioff’s Cloud 2

From Techcrunch. Quote: The future of our industry now looks totally different than the past. It looks like a sheet of paper, and it’s called the iPad. It’s not about typing or clicking; it’s about touching. It’s not about text, or even animation, it’s about video. It’s not about a local disk, or even a…