How to discover all the data sources, low-fuss way
Sometimes you need to understand the databases and data sources that your company uses. You can use a small spreadsheet for that, with just half a dozen…
(3/3) "Relational Database Management: A Status Report" [Chris Date, 1983]
Rewatching Chris Date's talk from 1983 today. Pt. III. Possible future developments.
(2/3) "Relational Database Management: A Status Report" [Chris Date, 1983]
Rewatching Chris Date's talk from 1983 today. Pt. II, Current systems.
(1/3) “Relational Database Management: A Status Report” [Chris Date, 1983]
Rewatching Chris Date's talk from 1983 today. Introduction and Pt. I, “The relational model”
How Minimal Modeling treats NULLs
NULLs are a fact of life, and Minimal Modeling needs to deal with them. In Minimal Modeling, the attributes are supposed to only have meaningful values.
Minimal Modeling of Twitter.com, video recording
“Minimal Modeling of Twitter.com, without database”. You can make a minimal model without any knowledge of the underlying database.
[Today, 19:00 CEST] Zoom: Minimal Modeling of Twitter.com, without database
Today at 19:00 CEST we’re going to do a two-hour long Zoom session: “Minimal Modeling of Twitter.com, without database”. I’m going to show how to create…
Visual language and database visualization, pt. III
In Minimal Modeling, database is documented with a) catalog; b) narratives; c) pictures. Here we discuss various visualization tools and the graphical…
[Jan 23, 19:00 CEST] Zoom: Minimal Modeling of Twitter.com, without database
In this 2-hour Zoom session I’m going to show how to create a structured minimal model of Twitter, without access to its database, just by observing…
Visualizing database using Minimal Modeling, pt. II
Minimal model is immediately useful for people who want to get some data out of it: data analysts, data scientists, software developers. Minimal model…
Dec 28, 2022
How to visualize your database using Minimal Modeling
How Minimal Modeling helps with visualizing databases in terms of links between the data, and how it helps describe underlying business processes.
Dec 20, 2022
How to grow as a database developer?
Here is my response to the question: "What would you, more experienced DB devs recommend a less experienced dev learn to grow and improve their database…
Dec 8, 2022
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