On noSQL

January 29, 2012


As a database designer I consider data integrity, and especially referential integrity to be a sacramental concept in building a schema. I believe that 1-m relationships help us conceptualize and create data sets where duplications and other data entry artifacts are minimized in the first place and can be corrected efficiently when discovered. The advent […]

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The NIST Matters, Whether You Like it or Not.

January 19, 2012


Way back in September of 2011 the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released the NIST Cloud Computing Reference Architecture (link here). Upon the release, some experts of Cloud Computing nearly took to the streets of Maryland – where NIST is based – with pitchforks and torches calling for the author’s heads. Come back […]

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