The DBA probably gets paid a lot because the company is desperate for someone to come in and fix the database after the developers thought they could do the job themselves.
Sincerely, a DBA.
Postgres-XL's main focus is OLAP workloads. Buzzword: Big Data.
They both borrow code from each other. At some time in the future it's entirely possible that the two will merge.
i don't really see any feminist activities these days, only people blaming feminism for stuff.
Yes, it's currently in the "then they fight you" stage.