Serious Topic – Classic or New Doctor Who?

So now for a very serious topic – classic or new Doctor Who?  I grew up on classic Doctor Who – with Tom Baker being my favorite then and now.  … Continue Reading →


SQL, NoSQL and more – need governance?

I’ve been in the data world for quite a long time now and been a technology enthusiast almost all my life.  I’ve lived in the world of relational databases and … Continue Reading →


MongoDB – First Impressions

I recently completed a course with MongoDB University – MongoDB basics.   I had read a lot about Mongo but this was the first time more hands with Mongo.   For those … Continue Reading →


The other side of the data model

Today I was curious for some reason and looked at the WordPress data model.  As I was looking at it I suddenly realized that I didn’t need to know anything … Continue Reading →


Andrew the Data Guy is here

Andrew the Data Guy is here.  This post is to introduce this new blog, Twitter handle, etc.  I created this blog to talk about data stuff – data architecture, data … Continue Reading →


Big Data – both creepy and fascinating

NOTE: This was from my old A&L Enterprises blog – but I thought it was interesting… One of the things I’ve been thinking about for a long time is that … Continue Reading →


Book Review: Flash Boys by Michael Lewis

NOTE: This was from my old A&L Enterprises blog – but I thought it was interesting… I recently read Michael Lewis’s recent book: Flash Boys – A Wall Street Revolt. … Continue Reading →


Infrastructure in the Cloud?

NOTE: This was from my old A&L Enterprises blog – but I thought it was interesting… Recently I attended a KC DAMA event where Karen Lopez (@datachick) presented on NoSQL … Continue Reading →


Textual Disambiguation – Final Thoughts (Part 4)

NOTE: This was from my old A&L Enterprises blog – but I thought it was interesting… In my last post I discussed applying techniques of Textual Disambiguation at the document … Continue Reading →


Textual Disambiguation – Just a fancy word? (Part 1)

NOTE: This was from my old A&L Enterprises blog – but I thought it was interesting… Recently I had the privilege of attending a presentation by Bill Inmon at the … Continue Reading →