Category Archives: Process&Tools

A category for posts about software development process and tools.

The Emperor’s New Clothes… Resisting the Hadoop Imperative

Did You Jump on the Hadoop Bandwagon? Did You Do it for the Right Reasons? I recently saw a statistic that only 15% of Hadoop projects are in production. So that would mean that 85% of the Hadoop projects are … Continue reading

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Bernie’s List of Frequently Observed DB Performance Issues

I have put this list together a couple times over the years.   This one is adapted from one I did for a client several years ago.  This particular client had a lot of .NET programmers who had been pressed … Continue reading

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Basic Configuration Management Tools for (almost) free

Starting in September of 2006 and for about one year I took a hiatus from my career as a Data Warehouse focused Data Architect, Data Modeler and ETL Architect. As I prepared to re-enter the market as an BI consultant I started reading … Continue reading

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