Data Modeling, NoSQL, and MongoDB

In mid-2017, erwin, Inc announced the development of erwin DM NoSQL, the most recent evolutionary step in their expansion of erwin’s software. erwin DM NoSQL is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application, supporting erwin, Inc’s Any2 Data Management philosophy (any data, located anywhere). The new addition to the basic erwin Data Management base offers relational data modeling […]

2017 DATAVERSITY Mid-Year Top 20

Twice a year we look at the top content over the last year to do a deeper dive into what people are reading. Over the years, we have seen a definite shift in interest. Five years ago, Big Data had hit mainstream media and people were doing searches to educate themselves on NoSQL (Not only […]

A Brief History of Data Modeling

Data Modeling is “the act” of  creating a data model (physical, logical, conceptual etc.), and includes defining and determining the data needs of an organization, and its goals. The act of Data Modeling defines not just data elements, but also the structures they form and the relationships between them. Developing a data model requires the […]

Erwin’s End Game: Holistic Data Management

Data Management vendor erwin Inc. has been following through on the plans it discussed with DATAVERSITY® last year, shortly after its acquisition from CA Technologies by private equity firm Parallax Capital Partners. Its efforts to bring together Data Modeling, Business Process Management, and Enterprise Architecture domains to support the data-driven enterprise have been in evidence with its acquisitions […]

SQL versus NoSQL Databases: A Review of Key Themes

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) […]


It’s that time of year again to announce the Top 20 publications by DATAVERSITY in 2016. We are excited to wrap up another great year of education. We published over 100 articles, over 150 blogs, 89 webinars, two online conferences, and five face-to-face conferences. We also launched our new DATAVERSITY Training Center this year where […]

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