Wintergrau mit Sonne

Der erste Monat des Jahres liegt hinter uns. Er begann unterkühlt, mit über mehrere Tage defekter Heizungsanlage, kalter Wohnung, kaltem Wasser. Man heizt notdürftig elektrisch, flieht früh ins Bett. Lernt die kleinen Alltäglichkeiten wieder zu schätzen – und gleichermaßen das Dilemma des Stadtmenschen verstehen, dem in diesem Fall eben nicht einfach der Griff zurück zum … Read more Wintergrau mit Sonne

wrap-up: neo4j meetup, Dresden, 2013-06-25

I’ve been for quite a while into what they use to call “NoSQL databases” these days, even while we still heavily rely upon infrastructure which is anything else than NoSQL – not a bad thing, overally, I guess half the software developing world still does. Yet, I’ve always been interested in approaches offered by “non-relational” database systems, and be that for the (obvious) idea that maybe there’s problems that aren’t easily or effectively solvable using relational database systems. neo4j is one of the more interesting pieces of technology on that list, and so attending the neo4j tutorial and meet-up held at buschmais in late June, 2013, was quite a pleasant experience…

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