A number of NoSQL vendors are trying to repackage partition
obliviousness as if it were partition tolerance. I define
the terms, illustrate the differences, and bust three myths
related to partition tolerance.
Emin Gün Sirer
Hacker and professor at Cornell, with interests that span distributed
systems, OSes and networking. Current projects include HyperDex, OpenReplica
and the Nexus OS. more...