XLDB 2015

Paul Brown, Chief Scientist at Paradigm4, attended XLDB 2015 at Stanford University on May 19th-20th. The talk he presented was titled “Lesson’s From your Parent’s Big Data War.” 2 Major Lessons he presents are… Necessity (i.e. what the...

Why an ACID DBMS Beats “File Systems” Any Day

Do Not Go Gentle into that “Good Enough” Bill Kantor At one of our company lunches, my colleague Paul Brown commented (somewhat in a rage) about how foolish engineering choices sometimes can come back to bite you (or your users) hard. In addition to being a noted...