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Blockchain as the Answer to Big Data Barriers

Blockchain as the Answer to Big Data Barriers

For some time now, it’s becoming apparent that data scientists not only have to toy around with data, but also convert it into a resource …

Where Does Semantic Debt Come From?

Where Does Semantic Debt Come From?

In my first piece, Thoughts on Semantic Debt, I sketched out the concept of “semantic debt” and provided some examples.  Semantic debt …

Preparing for GDPR

Preparing for GDPR

GDPR goes into effect on May 25, 2018. Anyone who captures personal data for EU members will be subject to meeting these compliance …

Why Data Scientists are Interested in Blockchain

Why Data Scientists are Interested in Blockchain

The blockchain gospel is evolving thanks to the huge noise surrounding cryptocurrencies. The technology started as a mere platform to …


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How to Evaluate a DBA Job Offer

How to Evaluate a DBA Job Offer

As a DBA, it is almost inevitable that you will change jobs several times during your career. When making a job change, you will obviously …

Pushing the Analogy – Data Lake vs. Data Swamp

Pushing the Analogy – Data Lake vs. Data Swamp

Anyone who has been looking at big data for any length of time is already likely to be overexposed to the “data lake vs. data swamp” …

Non-Relational Databases Have Relationships Too

Non-Relational Databases Have Relationships Too

Isn't it ironic that a technology that bears the label of “schema-less” is also known for the fact that schema design is one of its …

The Importance and Problems of Language For Information

The Importance and Problems of Language For Information

Language is often ranked as one of the most remarkable creations of human beings. Our ability to symbolize, in turn, opens up a variety of …


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