Blind Alley of Data

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

I don’t know whether you once thought about the following interesting fact: many people in the IT are really exited about easy branching in version control, data replication for database/directory systems, hot-standby services in server computing, etc… But wouldn’t you really expect that those people actually better be excited about multi-master support for database/directory systems, real clustering of servers and subsequent branch merging in version control? Do you already see the major difference here? If not, let me describe in more detail why I think people are without any reason excited about blind alley approaches…