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Standing Out in the Crowd at Oracle OpenWorld

Last week, an estimated 70,000 people arrived in San Francisco for Oracle OpenWorld. In the course of five days there were 2000+ sessions, 3000+ speakers, and about 800 exhibitors and demos. There were a lot of talks focused on the cloud, flash storage, engineered systems, analytics, and of course big data. MarkLogic had a popular […]

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Powered by MarkLogic

Here at the Frankfurt Book Fair I’ve just seen one of my favorite sights – the Powered by MarkLogic logo! Its all over the Klopotek pavilion promoting The Rights, Licenses and Permissions Manager – its new MarkLogic-powered product. In the product announcement this week the Klopotek team proudly announced its shift from using ‘relational technology’ to using MarkLogic’s Enterprise NoSQL. Its […]

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DaaS Success Factors and Risks

A large customer of ours is standardizing on Data as a Service (DaaS) for systems development throughout their enterprise. Their plans are great, but I see confusion even within their own team on what, exactly, Data as a Service is and what benefits it is supposed to provide, so I’m writing this blog post to […]

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Find What You’re Looking for at the Book Fair!

We’re kicking off a week of activity here at the Frankfurt Book Fair. And right off the bat we are making news. First up is the welcome reception with our just-announced-today new partner: publishing industry software solutions provider Klopotek. With a rights management application being planned for release in early 2015, the firm needed to move […]

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Women in Technology; Women in My Company

In a recent NYT article a scientist laments that her career has been stalled because of a sexual assault that happened while working in the field 30 years ago. While her assailant was a complete stranger, she noted that it is colleagues whom many women scientists have been assaulted by – and which derails their […]

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Best Lil’ Operational Warehouse

At the start of this year we began a campaign to once again make data the center of the data center. We believe that your data should be available for whatever purpose you want, not locked up in purpose-built silos, e.g. one for BI analysis, one for operational systems, and so on. Our idea of a […]

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Why the DMIX Needs MarkLogic

Blood sugar or blood glucose? Acute mental confusion or delirium? Language discrepancies like these are but two examples of how clinical notes may differ from practitioner to practitioner – let alone facility to facility. Further, one facility may identify patients through a number system – while another system may use a combination of letters and […]

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NoSQL for Dummies

Really not a fan of the phrase “dumbing it down” as it intimates that the recipient is not smart enough to receive the message – versus the sender not being capable of communicating it properly! Certainly I am an outlier as Dummies®  is the hottest and most recognizable of all the reference brands out there. […]

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5 Open Source Myths

“Should we go open source or proprietary?” That oft-repeated question is actually not so black and white—and like most things in life there is a whole lot of grey. Today, open source is usually not purely open source. And, die-hard proprietary software companies are today buying open source companies and running their own open source […]

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