Articles

Working With Unbounded Data Sets

Breaking Down NASA's Big Numbers

J. I. Cruz Ruiz

2020-10-20

Unbounded data sets, the kind used by NASA and other Space agencies present unique challenges for sorting, storage, mapping, and retrieval. This article discusses common pitfalls and proposes a novel solution.

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Cracking DNA and data storage

Finding Data Storage Solution in Nature

John Kryzbek

2020-10-17

Advances in DNA editing technology present an exciting prospect to solve big data storage

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SQL vs. NOSQL

It's all about fit

Jean de Richaud

2020-09-30

Choosing the right database can have huge impacts on database architecture. Always make the right choice with these three rules to code by

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Decolonizing the Data

Eliminating Bias in Census Data

J. A. Thomas

2020-09-17

In this special investigation, census data is mined for bias, with a special eye to discrimination faced by Native Americans. The sample ranges from 1920 - current

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Database Optimization for the 21st Century

The Best of All Possible Worlds

G. G. Bernal

2020-08-27

A discussion of often overlooked optimization methods that every DBA should know

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The Coming Data Storage Crunch

Data Compression and Retention Policy into the Next Century

Michele Guichet

2020-09-01

The geometric growth of data creates a long term problem for data storage. This will have to be addressed at the level of protocol as well as public policy

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Gender Bias in Large Data Sets

A Brief History

J. Hernandez

2020-08-17

A historical view of gender bias in data gathering and storage using newly uncovered data caches from the middle of the 20th century

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Meet the Newest Data Type: the Braj

The New Data Type will have you Saying "What the Braj?"

M. Khalil

2020-08-01

A new datatype has been prototyped that fills a needed role in the contemporary database

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5 Essential skills for any DBA

How to fast track leveling up from Jr. to Sr. DBA

Tabitha O’ Melay

2020-07-18

Get in the know with 5 things that will get you hired and get you noticed

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