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Big Changes to Santa’s Big List

I recently heard a rumor that the big guy up north was making some big changes to how he does his big gift to kid matching algorithm. As we all know, Santa got NoSQL long ago, using the flexibility of the schema and matching to streamline one of the biggest problems in all of computing: […]

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MarkLogic Partner Awards 2014: Part 2

At our Partner Summit in London, we awarded three of our partners with a Partner Excellence Award.

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Five Ways that NoSQL is like Fried Turkey

With the holidays among us, I must confess that I am a lover of the Fried Bird. It all started 5+ years ago when I was meeting with some guys on Tuesday morning and one of them told a hilarious story about his son-in-law nearly burning the house down by putting an empty aluminum pot […]

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Mergers, Acquisition & Data Aggravation

You go to work with the architecture you have – not the one you designed. With apologies to Donald Rumsfeld, the above is many a CIO’s problem. Either through acquisition, new job, or legacy systems predating tenure, infrastructures are less an issue of design and more an issue of inheritance. And much like the treasures […]

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To Be or Not to Be: The Truth about Schemas

As a MarkLogic newbie, I became curious after happening upon an article on Jaxenter.com that attempts to diminish the value differentiators of a schema-agnostic database. In the post, the author asserts “there’s absolutely nothing that is really easier with ‘schemaless’ databases than with ‘schemaful’ ones.” Say what!? This must be crazy talk, I think to myself, […]

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Responses to MarkLogic 8 at the Partner Summit in NYC

Last week we put out a press release announcing the availability of MarkLogic 8 Early Access Edition, which coincided with our Partner Summit in New York. I had the opportunity to talk to some of our partners and CTOs, and it was a great opportunity to capture some initial reactions about MarkLogic 8—both from those […]

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MarkLogic Partner Awards 2014

We selected five partner organizations that have proven their ability to deploy successful and innovative solutions with MarkLogic.

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MarkLogic Thanksgiving Drive

Thanksgiving is the holiday that triggers everyone to take a step back and remember what they have to be grateful for – how blessed they are. We take for granted every day, just how fortunate we are! But not everyone is as blessed as we are. You never know what someone else is going through. I […]

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Semantic Data is Critical to Patient-Centered Healthcare

Over the years, I have often considered how my doctor sees me. His questions always seem narrow and never truly focused on anything beyond the moment. He will often list facts and stats, but none that really seem relevant to me. After a recent visit, it occurred to me that our relationship was based on […]

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Listicle: Top 5 Requirements for Today’s Information Providers

On our webinar “How Publishing Survived and Lived to Deliver Information Another Day” a couple of weeks ago, Diane Burley and I unveiled the Top 5 requirements for today’s information providers.  The information industries are undergoing continuous, radical change in how people consume and buy content. To react, publishers have shifted from a publisher creating a single form […]

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