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Whither Data Modeling Education? (The Future of Data Modeling)

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Machine Generated Looking at machine generated data makes you wonder about the Data Modeling of such. Whodunnit? Actually, the whole Big Data tsunami was caused by ‘machine generated’ data coming in in great numbers. Unstoppable. We all know that ‘machine generated’ is not really a proper description […]

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How to Make Decisions About Data Modeling Relationships in Databases

By   /  March 5, 2018  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. When you face highly connected data, you might have to choose between Relational vs. Graph. Which one is better? The answers became clear to me, when I asked people from both camps using two (non-scientific) questionnaires. It is not rocket science, but you still need to do […]

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How Not to Get Lost in 2018 with Knowledge Graphs: Map, Graph, Go!

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Losing your way is easy. Much of Data Modeling in the search, analytics and reporting spaces have been focused on the fabulous five W-words. The hope is to try to answer the Why-question: We have been throwing technologies at this for quite some years now: Plain old […]

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Say No More: Verbal Data Models

By   /  November 20, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs  /  3 Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. ”Nudge nudge, wink wink, say no more, say no more”. Says British Eric Idle in the third Monty Python’s Flying Circus episode, “How to Recognise Different Types of Trees From Quite a Long Way Away” from 1969. Indeed, it should not be necessary to say more, once […]

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Property Graphs: The Swiss Army Knife of Data Modeling

By   /  September 22, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. Happy Days Are Here Again! At least for all of us, who get a kick from new data base technologies. This is much like the repeal of probation in the 1930es (where “Happy days are here again” was a new and popular song). These days the V-commandments […]

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State of the Art of Data Modeling?

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Click to learn more about video blogger Thomas Frisendal. When I googled “state of the art” “data modelling” (European spelling), I got: An Overview of State-of-the-Art Data Modelling – Events – ACSE – The An Overview of State-of-the-Art Data Modelling Data Modelling: Introduction and State of the Art – Springer Type Systems: Introduction and State of […]

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Data Cataloging vs. Data Modeling: Reporting from EDW2017

By   /  May 1, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Conference and Webinar Communities, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Conference Communities - Learn, Share, Review, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education, Enterprise Data World Conference Community, Enterprise Information Management, Information Management Blogs, NoSQL Now! Conference Community  /  No Comments

The Enterprise Data World 2017 Conference in Atlanta in the beginning of April was one of the best I have attended in recent years. At least 50 sessions for a guy like me interested in modeling. I chose to focus on sessions possibly related to Data Modeling in the new worlds of NoSQL, Big Data […]

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Surrogate Keys: Paving the Way for Graph / NoSQL Data Models

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about video blogger Thomas Frisendal. Since the mid-seventies many SQL-databases have been modeled using the concept of surrogate keys: Non-information bearing primary keys Used for join purposes (inter-table relationships) System generated (integer) values Not to be shown to end-users The advantage of using surrogate keys is guaranteed persistence, even across changes in […]

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Artificial Intelligence vs. Human Intelligence: Hey Robo Data Modeler!

By   /  February 8, 2017  /  Big Data Blogs, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Smart Data Blogs, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Thomas Frisendal. In the data space plenty of new terms are being coined (by marketing?) for handling data modeling, governance and quality issues: “data preparation”, “data wrangling”, “data catalogue” and “machine-based data harmonization” (™ of ClearStory Data). Do we need stuff like this? Definitely so. Today we need to move […]

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