January 30, 2007

Worst URL pun ever


That’s baaaad. Although I think Linda would insist it’s “wordplay” rather than a “pun.”

I wonder whether they have any posts about M*A*S*Hups.


2 Responses to “Worst URL pun ever”

  1. Text Technologies»Blog Archive » Enterprise-specific web search: High-end web search/mining appliances? on January 30th, 2007 11:37 am

    […] 2. The relational world gives very mixed signals as to how much these MPP/shared-nothing products benefit from specialized hardware. There’s certainly a consensus that customers at least want preconfigured hardware. But beyond that it gets confusing. Teradata has specialized networking. IBM is going to preconfigured generic hardware, and also mumbles about a specialized data filtering chip. Netezza has a very custom system based on FPGAs. DATallegro loves its custom Infiniband networking add-ons, but mumbles about going to standard hardware. Greenplum and Kognitio are on standard hardware, although Greenplum focuses on a quasi-appliance through Sun. (if my memory is correctly, Greenplum actually boasts at least one text-indexing customer, namely O’Reilly.) […]

  2. DBMS2 — DataBase Management System Services»Blog Archive » It’s a good week for puns … on January 31st, 2007 6:47 pm

    […] … unless you think that is inherently an oxymoron. I thought I was doing well catching and expanding on a clever pop culture reference. But the folks at columnar DBMS start-up Vertica Systems may have topped that with their slogan […]

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