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" Those scientists who were able to throw off the yoke of established knowledge and break new ground on their own are revered and respected."... many years later. Their contemporaries often criticized and ridiculed them, even threatening excommunication if they didn't recant.
They use the term "hacking" when they mean "coding".
They use the term "Day" when they mean "weekend".
They hope to have an event in a city in "all 50 states and territories". Someone is bad at geography, math, grammar, or a mix of the 3.
You seem to be confusing storm surge and a big*ss rain cloud with sea Levels rising. A few mm of sea rise didn't flood Manhattan.
Your underlying point may well be valid, but your supporting argument of it doesn't float.
Funded by taxpayers doesn't infer the taxpayer has open use of what they funded. The B2 was taxpayer funded, but I can't just walk onto a base and ask to fly one, or get plans to build my own and offer joy rides for my own profit.
I know there are probably several large holes in my analogy; maybe a car analogy would be better?
Because anyone would guess his bank account password matches the first 5 markers?
Medical info, ok sorta, but otherwise I'm missing the privacy issue here that could be exploited.
We see in your genes you are due to have "performance" issues soon. Order your v14gra today!
I don't see a merge as feasible in any way. The two RDBMSes have drastically different architectures. I could maybe see some moves toward common programming syntax, but a merge doesn't make technical sense.
So what do you do when the boss asks for data in a way the application didn't anticipate? Give me how many widgets we sold in June to evil inventors in the tri-state area, for example.
I know I can do that relationally, and I know I can with cube-based DBs, but I've not understood how NoSQL systems handle the unexpected ad hoc needs, so I'm genuinely interested and not trolling.