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I'm convinced that one of these days we're going to see a new "DB" which will be a simple hashmap with collision handling sacrificed for "speed and performance"

But it will be WEBSCALE!!1!


It is webscale...

"Locking We use a database level lock implemented via a task-fair atomic spinlock queue for concurrency control ..."

Fantastic, database level locking!

If the task is read-heavy (example: shared cache), it's mostly harmless.

we've come a long way since the 70's...

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