One of the foremost challenges facing the Chief Data Officer the need to establish a business case or ROI (return on investment) for Data Quality management or data governance initiatives. This article attempts to outline 15 principles of ROI development for data quality (DQ) projects that can be leveraged across any industry.
Processing XML in Java usually requires a lot of code and overhead. If you use XQuery, you can do a lot more with a lot less code, even when the XML is stored outside of XML databases. Learn how to use XQuery with Java technology by extracting the hidden information from XML-based Maven POM files.
Ruby on Rails has raised the bar in terms of rapid development of data-driven Web sites. The JRuby project is making Ruby faster and more scalable than ever. One of the great advantages to running Rails on the Java Virtual Machine is that you can leverage other Java libraries, like the Apache Derby embedded database. The combination of Derby, JRuby, and Rails allows for rapid prototyping of dynamic Web applications. Learn how to use these technologies together to help you prototype your next great idea.
This is part one of a series of articles. In this installment, I try to reconcile the fact that databases cannot evolve (individuals do not evolve) and the need for databases to respond to change in an agile environment.
Learn how to set up and use the universal database connection technique known as Open Database Connectivity in conjunction with the web development language PHP. This is an introductory article for the technologies required to make an open, reliable, and standardized web application — namely, PHP, ODBC, and SQL.