Reference to blogs, tweets, discussions, etc that caught my attention during the last week.
Steve Hoberman asked the question “Create a logical data model?
” on his blog and supplied his and responder’s opinions. There is an overall agreement that a logical data model is advisable for all database developments including NoSQL
. Business understanding, consistency + validation, flexibility, support + maintenance are substantial arguments.
“I like to think of a search engine as a very fast ranking engine. If the problem requires me to rank something, than search engine technology is going to be hard to beat. If you need it to do all different kinds of joins across a large number of document types or constant large table scans, it may be appropriate to do in a search engine and it may not. It’s a classic “it depends” situation.” quoted from the
interview “On Solr and Mahout. Interview with Grant Ingersoll
” by Roberto V. Zicari.