Volker Pacher, Sam Phillips present key differences between relational databases and graph databases, and how they use the later to model a complex domain and to gain insights into their data.
The authors share insights from their experience building DSLs for business people.
Eric Evans discusses three DDD patterns helping embedding CAP tradeoffs inside the domain model: Aggregates, Domain Events and Bounded Contexts.
Eric discusses the need for strategic thinking and how early design decisions can affect project and organization trajectories and why they involve much more than mere architecture.
Eric Evans reviews what he has learned in the 5 years since the publication of Domain Driven Design. He also describes some new patterns and talks about changes of emphasis for existing patterns.
Business users doing programming? Simonyi and Kolk presents how Intentional Software offers a radical new software approach that separates business knowledge from software engineering knowledge.
Jay Fields presents his concept of Business Natural Languages - a type of Domain Specific Languages geared towards being readable by domain experts.