Is NoSQL The SQL Sequel?

Lou Mauget Databases, Development Technologies, Opinion 8 Comments

Attention: The following article was published over 10 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.“Can’t we all just get along?”  I assert that the explosion of so-called NoSQL database management systems (DBMS) is not displacing the well-known relational DBMS (RDBMS) that we love and admire. There …

Programmers and the Amazon Have This in Common

Tim Broyles Programming 1 Comment

Attention: The following article was published over 10 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.Have you ever been stuck on a problem, some seemingly un-explainable production malfunction in the code? You’ve stepped though it with the debugger, run enumerable test scenarios trying to simulate what the user …

Lessons From The Weight Room

Robert Rice Programming 1 Comment

Attention: The following article was published over 11 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.A friend of my wife’s (an artist and librarian) has recently started “learning programming” through a free online course that rations its information out via short lessons on Monday of every week. …

The Programmer’s Utility Belt

David Kieras Programming 4 Comments

Attention: The following article was published over 11 years ago, and the information provided may be aged or outdated. Please keep that in mind as you read the post.The other day I was reading about the Batmobile…the car from the 1960’s television show. The Batmobile, regardless of whether you prefer George Barris’ campy custom rod or any of the others, …