Our first .NET interview of the year is with Frans Bouma of the entity modeling tool LLBLGen Pro. This tool has been around for almost as long as .NET itself, but being a commercial product it isn’t as well-known as the free alternatives.
In this article on Graph Databases, author Ian Robinson discusses the problems Graph DBs aim to solve. He also talks about the data, storage, and query models for managing variably structured, densely connected data.
Aerospike is an open source distributed Key-Value NoSQL database. It supports flexible data schemas and ACID transactions. InfoQ spoke with Brian Bulkowski, Aerospike co-founder and CTO, about the NoSQL database architecture, advantages and its limitations.
Practical Cassandra: A Developer's Approach book is a developer's guide to build applications using Cassandra NoSQL database. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and data modeling in Cassandra.
This opinion piece discusses limitations in the SCIM data model specification as perceived by the author. He provides three specific suggestions which were also posted to the SCIM mailing list. 5