MarkLogic Gets JavaScript

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Six months ago, I was down at the MarkLogic World San Francisco conference just south of SFO, listening to the opening speeches. I was there primarily to hear more about what would end up being in the second phase of their Semantics offering, when a mention was made about V8 integration. Now V8 in this […]

DAM and Flexible Data Models Using Document Databases

Flexible Metadata

In my last post, I demonstrated a “flexible” way to store digital asset metadata inside a relational database. The results were not perfect. Relational databases require a strict data schema so that all information fits into pre-defined two-dimensional tables. This make it very difficult to achieve “flexibility”. In other words, it is hard in a relational database […]

Hadoop Ecosystem Cheat Sheet

HDP 2.2 Components

For someone evaluating Hadoop, the considerably large list of components in the Hadoop ecosystem can be overwhelming.  Below you’ll find a reference table with keywords you may have heard in discussions concerning Hadoop as well as a brief description. Image courtesy of Hortonworks. Name Description HDFS Hadoop’s underlying distributed file system YARN Provides resource management […]