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Deconstructing the Database
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| by Rich Hickey Follow 42 Followers on Feb 12, 2013 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in San Francisco April 9-10, 2018. Join us!

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Rich Hickey deconstructs the monolithic database into separate services, transactions, storage, query, combining them with a data model based on atomic facts to provide new capabilities and tradeoffs.

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Rich Hickey, the author of the Clojure programming language and designer of the Datomic database system, is a software developer with over 25 years of experience in various domains. Rich has worked on scheduling systems, broadcast automation, audio analysis and fingerprinting, database design, yield management, exit poll systems, and machine listening, in a variety of languages.

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