Month: July 2018

Replacing Linux with a Database System

This is an interesting story about running a database on a super computer. This looks fascinating! The Next Platform: Replacing Linux with a Database System. https://www.nextplatform.com/2018/07/23/replacing-linux-with-a-database-system/

Managing Hierarchical Data in MySQL

I think that parent child relationships are the most beautiful thing in the world. Sometimes, it is very hard to navigate a parent child dimension.. But I’m just glad that the tools are getting better for doing this. http://mikehillyer.com/articles/managing-hierarchical-data-in-mysql/

The Idea of not deleting records?

I haven’t ever wanted to delete a record from a database.  Not anywhere, not for any reason.. but my reasoning has been different than most people. This morning, I found an awesome explanation this morning, and I had to share. My preferred approach for building a ‘versionable’ database is what I call a ‘temporal stack’,…