Monthly Archives: November 2013

Inside the Data Reading Room – Thanksgiving 2013 Edition

Welcome faithful reader to the latest edition of Inside the Data Reading Room. Long-time readers of this blog know that Inside the Data Reading Room is a semi-regular feature of this blog with the goal of introducing and reviewing new and classic books on … Continue reading

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On Being Skeptical in the Face of Hype

  A little while ago I took on the task of cleaning out my office closet. As I undertook this task, I paused regularly to review items that were stowed away in there. One of the more interesting things I … Continue reading

Posted in Big Data, data, DB2, NoSQL | 5 Comments

A Meta-Trip to IBM Information on Demand 2013

Many of the readers of this blog know that I also maintain another blog that focuses primarily on IBM DB2 (http://db2portal.blogspot.com). If you read that blog, too, then you know that last week I was at the IBM Information on … Continue reading

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