Monday, May 2, 2016

This Week

1. What's wrong with this picture?
The query framework, as it exists in modern day MongoDB, supports the following functionality:
  • Filtering. The rough equivalent of the WHERE clause in SQL.
  • Paging. The rough equivalent of LIMIT and OFFSET in SQL.
  • Sorting. The rough equivalent of ORDER BY in SQL.
--John De Goes, MongoDB: The Frankenstein Monster of NoSQL Databases,

2. Quote of the Week

I like it that you believe there is no magic boundary between logical and physical, because that is our approach ... The more you drift away from any physical implementation, the more performance is going to suffer ... The choice is between best logical structure--fully normalized R-tables--or best physical structure, or a compromise.

3. To Laugh or Cry?

Relational Databases Are Not Designed To Handle Change

4. Of Interest

And now for something completely different

The hypocrisy.
The world in general and the West in particular is a huge mess


Exchanging its Jews for Muslims, Europe gets what it deserves
How capitalism kills itself (analysis is spot on, too bad the solution is worse)
Pinch me's of the week
Book of the week (order via this link to support this site)
What most "data scientists" neither know, nor understand.

Reality check on Middle-East, Israel, the Palestinians and the Joos

Escape the hypocritical anti-semitism underlying practically all Western and international media by consulting the following reliable sources:


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