Reactions to my presentation "The Real Science: Tables- So What?" to the Silicon Valley SQL Server User Group.
With regards to Language Redundancy and DBMS Performance: A SQL Story:
- Find the Supplier number for those suppliers who supply every part
- Why is it so hard to get SQL performance right the first time
1. Quote of the Week
... the challenges inherent in the SQL RDBMS [sic] approach ... the constrained schema (or schema-first) approach of SQL RDBMS engines imposes semantic infidelity rather than fidelity on all applications and services that depend on this RDBMS type, solely ... SQL RDBMS engines (as per what I've outlined above) do impose a "one size fits all" constraint on DBMS driven apps and services that manifests as the "data variety issue" outlined by the "Big Data" meme.
2. To Laugh or Cry?
3. Online Debunkings
4. Of Interest Elsewhere
- Functional dependencies apply to whole database or to a particular relation?
- Can High-Tech Academia Survive Silicon Valley's Talent Binge? Since academia is catering to the industry anyway, why not go all the way and get the money?
And now for something completely different
- Europe’s Apartheid Solution (the hypocrisy!)
- John Cleese on Europe (brilliant)
- Breed and conquer Europe, al-Aqsa preacher exhorts Muslims
- '2 in 100' Syrian refugees may be IS members
Ehrman, B., HOW JESUS BECAME GOD
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