Time to rewrite DBMS, says Ingres founder

http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk/2008/02/18/stonebraker_dbms_outdated/

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Stonebraker and his group also advocate abandoning SQL because they see
no need for a separate data manipulation language. Data manipulation,
they said, can be performed with other tasks using languages such as Ruby.
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