Monthly Archives: May 2013

Catmandu: a tool for people who’re interested in data

I’m attending a workshop at ELAG 2013 in Ghent, the first workshop (09:30–17:30) was on Catmandu, part of Librecat. I pointed out on Twitter that this workshop should have been titled “Google Refine for grown ups”, which might seem slightly

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A dull child, or, everyone else is doing it, so why can’t we?

Several library technology providers are using the current crop of NoSQL technologies†: OCLC uses HBase Ex Libris, according to their own blurb is an Oracle partner, yet they use a “[p]rudent [mix] of Oracle and Cassandra to reach [their] goals”[source]

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