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Characteristics of a Great Enterprise Data Modeler – Part II

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by Karen Lopez In a previous post, I wrote about five characteristics of a great data modeler and why it’s important to assess these traits during the interview process.  I continue here with five more characteristics. That brings us to a total of ten. In the comments below, I’d love to hear about other characteristics you’d want…

September 2014 DATAVERSITY Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

The DATAVERSITY crew has recently returned from producing five events in San Jose, California including: NoSQL Now! 2014 Conference and Expo; Semantic Business and Technology; our first ever Cognitive Computing Forum; a two-day Big Data Seminar given by Mike Ferguson; and a half day tutorial on R Language given by Brian Sletten. Needless to say…

Powerful Facts about Big Data

Gil

by Gil Allouche Maybe your company is considering implementing some sort of big data strategy for the first time. Or, maybe you already have implemented a big data strategy, but you’re not sure if it was the right decision. Maybe you’ve just heard about big data and want to understand a little more about this…

Use Cases are Overblown

Michael Blaha

by Michael Blaha A use case is a piece of functionality that an app can perform. Each app has many use cases and the use cases taken collectively specify the app’s functionality. For an example, consider an app for tracking library loan records. Some use cases are: borrow books, borrow magazines, return books, return magazines,…

Semantic SOA makes Sense!

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by Dave Duggal While it’s no longer trendy to talk about Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) due to limited initial results, it is implicitly the architectural-style of our age. Our applications and processes increasingly depend on distributed and diverse systems, databases, and devices. Modern Enterprise, Cloud, Web, Mobile and Internet-of-Things app development all take advantage of…

Speaker Spotlight: Andreas Kollegger on Graph Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Andreas Kollegger, Chief Product Designer at Neo Technology. Andreas will be part of a Panel Discussion at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The session is titled “Evaluating Your Graph Database Options.” The other members of the panel are William McKnight, President of…

Speaker Spotlight: Brian Clark on Graph and Object Databases

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by Charles Roe DATAVERSITY™ recently interviewed Brian Clark, the Vice President of Product Management at Objectivity Inc. Brian will be giving two sessions at the NoSQL Now! Conference in San Jose, CA from August 19-21, 2014. The first session is titled “Understanding the Value of Graph and Object Databases for Business.” The second session is…