It’s amusing when people ask if something is technically possible, or “envision if you will” some concept, as though other people haven’t already envisioned or even coded a prototype or full solution. Let’s cut to the chase – envision if You will, paying for what you ask.
I’ve posted notes here on exchanges between the MVDBMS and Relational databases. I think anyone who needs to do this should be able to take the info here and run with it.
I would have no problem evangelizing the MultiValue data model as the “hot new” database alternative to the worn relational model. The problem is that none of the MV DBMS vendors seem interested in doing this.
A discussion in the OpenQM forum got me thinking about keys. I’d like to share some quick and mostly unedited thoughts with you on the topic. I always wonder if I’ll regret an off-the-cuff posting like this…