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The "nosql" Discussion Has Nothing to Do With Sql
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The "nosql" Discussion Has Nothing to Do With Sql

Recently, there has been a lot of buzz about "No SQL" databases. This blog post considers the performance argument about No SQL databases; a subsequent posting...

Grace Hopper Keynote 2: Fran Berman
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Grace Hopper Keynote 2: Fran Berman

Fran Berman's keynote address at the Grace Hopper Conference

Grace Hopper Keynote 1: Megan Smith
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Grace Hopper Keynote 1: Megan Smith

Megan Smith keynote at Grace Hopper

The End of a Dbms Era (might Be Upon Us)
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The End of a Dbms Era (might Be Upon Us)

Relational database management systems (DBMSs) have been remarkably successful in capturing the DBMS marketplace. To a first approximation they are “the only game...

What Is a Good Recommendation Algorithm?
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What Is a Good Recommendation Algorithm?

Someone may win the one million dollar Netflix Prize soon.  Will the winning algorithm produce movie recommendations that people like?

Connecting the Two Ends: Mobile Clouds
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Connecting the Two Ends: Mobile Clouds

  In 1959, the colorful and brilliant physicist, Richard Feynman, gave a seminal lecture to the American Physical Society entitled, "There's Plenty of Room at...

Dbmss For Science Applications: A Possible Solution
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Dbmss For Science Applications: A Possible Solution

Quite a few scientists who deal with the processing and storage of large amounts of data are unhappy with relational DBMSs. Here are several reasons why—and a possible...
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