Tag Archives: SQL

Entity Relationships in a Document Database

This week I attended and presented at CouchConf Boston. I’d like to thank Couchbase for inviting me to speak—it was a great opportunity to meet other CouchDB and Couchbase users. I’ve posted the slides from my Entity Relationships in a Document Database talk to Speaker Deck (and SlideShare, if you prefer): The presentation covered four [...]

Speaking at CouchConf Boston

I will be giving a presentation on Entity Relationships in a Document Database at CouchConf Boston on May 15th. The talk description: Unlike relational databases, document databases like CouchDB and Couchbase do not directly support entity relationships. This talk will explore patterns of modeling one-to-many and many-to-many entity relationships in a document database. These patterns [...]

Vermont Code Camp

This year’s Vermont Code Camp will be on Saturday, September 11th, 2010 at Kalkin Hall on the University of Vermont campus. Last year’s event was a big success with 85 attendees and 19 sessions and this one promises to be even bigger and better! The second annual Vermont Code Camp will be a full day [...]

TEK·X Day Two

It’s hard to believe tomorrow is the last day of TEK·X. Where did the time go? Today started with Matthew Schmidt’s 10 Developer Trends in 2010. He talked about agile development, browser standards, AJAX, security vulnerabilities, RIAs, touch interfaces, key/value stores, version control, cloud computing, and dynamic languages. While not a bad keynote, the topics [...]

TEK·X Day One

Day one of TEK·X here in Chicago got off to a great start with Josh Holmes’ Lost Art of Simplicity keynote. I agreed with pretty much everything that Josh had to say. As software developers, we’re often all too eager to start building a complex solution to what may be a simple problem. Following are [...]

TEK·X Arrival and Day Zero

Yesterday I arrived in Chicago for my first TEK·X PHP conference. After getting in, I had an interesting conversation with Bill Karwin over dinner. Bill is the author of  SQL Antipatterns and is presenting on SQL Injection Myths and Fallacies as well as Models for Hierarchical Data with SQL and PHP here at TEK·X. I [...]