Data Data Everywhere

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How NoSQL complements traditional relational databases I like working with traditional relational database management systems (RDBMS).  There is something elegant about good table design and the physical implementation of a database.  I like running SQL statements and looking at data along with figuring out how to get specific result sets.  I’m not sure why this […]

Apache Solr JDBC – How to get involved

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Overview My previous post in my Apache Solr JDBC blog series showed how to connect Apache Zeppelin (incubating) to Apache Solr. This post describes how you can get involved with Apache Solr and the JDBC driver. This post was inspired by the great Lucidworks blog post by Hoss about the 14 ways to contribute to […]

Apache Solr JDBC – Apache Zeppelin (incubating)

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Overview My previous post in my Apache Solr JDBC blog series showed how to connect SQuirrel SQL to Apache Solr. This post highlights how to connect Apache Zeppelin (incubating) to Apache Solr using the JDBC driver. Apache Zeppelin (incubating) is a web-based notebook that enables interactive data analytics. The step by step guide below contains […]

SDLC: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

When I was a Professor, my favorite topic of discussion with students was System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) phases and practices for IT projects.  I enjoyed this discussion because I knew every one of my students; no matter what discipline, no matter what department, would experience this process in their professional life and probably experience […]