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Lt. Commander
Join Date: Dec 2007
Posts: 120
# 13
02-15-2010, 04:53 AM
Originally Posted by WildBlu
It's a shame they don't use an Enterprise-level relational database such as MS SQL Server or Oracle to manage that data. It would go a long way of reducing that complexity if they are currently using a home-grown database. Since Eve's SQL Server can handle all the transaction and storage data in that game, Cryptic should really consider using a similar relational database in their games. Now if they are using an Enterprise-level database to manage transactions and storage, then I must shake my head because the interface between the game and database engines is poor and they need to devote some resources to improving it.
You need to speak to jackalope if you think you know more than their server techs in boston. Or their developers in california. I'm sure, if you can come up with a cost effective way to develop the game and make it run brilliantly he'd hire you in a heartbeat.