Jeff Darcy criticizing the document, not the underlying work of NuoDB’s patent on Elastically Scalable Distributed Database:
Now, how does the described “method and apparatus” actually achieve these goals? Remember, patents are supposed to describe methods, not just outcomes. For example, how does the described system provide consistency for a transaction that spans many objects — i.e. a complex join? They don’t say.
Original title and link: About NuoDB Patent On Elastically Scalable Distributed Databases ( ©myNoSQL)