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Datastax Comments on MySQL 5.6

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Part of the allure of the recently released MySQL 5.6 was it's attempt at responding to emerging NoSQL technologies.  Jonathan Ellis responded to this from the Cassandra Developer Center over at the Datastax blog.  In "Oracle's MySQL Misses the NoSQL Mark," he writes that

The big news for MySQL 5.6 was the inclusion of “NoSQL” features in the form of a memcached api for get and put operations.

In cases like this, it’s tough to tell whether Oracle got this so wrong deliberately to sow confusion in the market, or because they really think that’s what NoSQL is about.

Read the rest of the blog post here.

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