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April, 2010


April 20, 2010  7:13 PM

The Challenge of Complex Media in a Relational World, Part 2

Posted by: Roger King
continuous data, databases, namespaces, Semantic Web, SQL, tagging

In the previous posting of this blog, we looked at SQL-based relational databases and why they are not well suited to managing advanced forms of media, like images,...

April 13, 2010  5:57 PM

The Challenge of Complex Media in a Relational World, Part 1

Posted by: Roger King
blob data, continuous data, databases, Multimedia, MySQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, SQL, SQL Server, tagging, Video

Relational databases: the dominant technology. Relational database management systems, such as MySQL, Oracle, MS SQL Server, DB2, and Postgresql, support the relational model. A database is broken up into tables, and each table consists of rows. Each row is a series of values. ...

April 2, 2010  10:41 PM

More on ‘the Moron App’ called Mozy: What can go wrong with a web app

Posted by: Roger King
advanced Web apps, Web 2.0, web applications

In my last blog posting I detailed my frustrations with Mozy, the offsite backup utility. Rather than being a great example of what modern


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