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Knowledge Maps: Structure Versus Meaning

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Education, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  4 Comments

Click to learn more about author John Singer. We are at an inflection point in the process of designing and building computerized systems.  Let’s be honest – even with the explosion of new data technologies we are still building the same unit record processing systems from the 60’s, although with a bit more sophistication than an […]

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SQL Support for UML Associations

By   /  July 19, 2017  /  Data Blogs | Information From Enterprise Leaders, Data Modeling Blogs, Data Modeling News, Articles, & Education, Database Blogs, Database News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

Click to learn more about author Michael Blaha. The UML (Unified Modeling Language) is a popular Data Modeling notation that arose from the programming community, but it is also applicable to databases. The UML has a variety of models, one of which is the class model. The UML class model is essentially just a dialect […]

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Enterprises Move to Graph Databases

By   /  January 31, 2017  /  Big Data Articles, Big Data News, Articles, & Education, Data Articles | Data Science, Business Intelligence, & More, Data Education, Database Articles, Database News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  1 Comment

Graph databases continue to make their move into mainstream enterprise operations, providing a good reason for big name vendors to have planted their flags in the space and for one leader in the arena, Neo4j, to be enjoying strong growth among large business customers. As of January the vendor continues to hold the top spot […]

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SQL versus NoSQL Databases: A Review of Key Themes

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Non-relational databases (aka NoSQL), in many different variations, have become a popular database model for handling Big Data. They use two novel concepts, making them different from earlier, “classical” database models. The concepts having so much impact are horizontal scaling, spreading out the storage and work, and eliminating the use of “Structured Query Language” (SQL) […]

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The Data Warehouse: From the Past to the Present

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Bill Inmon, the “Father of Data Warehousing,” defines a Data Warehouse (DW) as, “a subject-oriented, integrated, time-variant and non-volatile collection of data in support of management’s decision making process.” In his white paper, Modern Data Architecture, Inmon adds that the Data Warehouse represents “conventional wisdom” and is now a standard part of the corporate infrastructure. […]

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A Review of Different Database Types: Relational versus Non-Relational

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Relational databases are also called Relational Database Management Systems (RDBMS) or SQL databases. Historically, the most popular of these have been Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Database, MySQL, and IBM DB2. The RDBMS’s are used mostly in large enterprise scenarios, with the exception of MySQL, which is also used to store data for Web applications. All […]

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Dreams of the Perfect Database

By   /  December 4, 2015  /  Data Daily | Data News, Data Education, Data Strategy News, Data Strategy News, Articles, & Education, Education Resources For Use & Management of Data  /  No Comments

by Angela Guess Paul Ford recently wrote in New Republic, “Throughout my working life as a web programmer I have always had access to cheap or free databases. Databases are specialized software for creating, storing, managing, and analyzing data. Data is just stuff, or rather, structured stuff: The cells of a spreadsheet, the structure of […]

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New Partnership Marries Relational Database Querying, Services With Full Text Search

By   /  October 14, 2014  /  Data Education, Smart Data News, Articles, & Education  /  No Comments

by Jennifer Zaino Singular Hadoop RDBMS provider Splice Machine and LucidWorks have entered into a partnership that enables the former’s customers to access and analyze their unstructured data via LucidWorks Search. Splice Machine customers will license one of the industry’s leading offerings of Apache Lucene/Solr separately, but the companies have proved and certified the integration […]

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