October 2014

Tables verses Documents: A Reason for Using NoSQL?

by Jerome Carter on October 20, 2014 · 6 comments

Since my last post about NoSQL data stores, I have been sporadically using the book Seven Databases in Seven Weeks (1) to explore NoSQL systems.  This book has been a great guide to understanding how the various types of NoSQL stores differ and what each type brings to the game. While NoSQL systems have proven […]


Many Theories, No Math…

by Jerome Carter on October 13, 2014 · 0 comments

In my quest to develop a mathematically-based theoretical framework for understanding the relationship between clinical work and clinical systems, I have been reviewing theory-focused articles in the academic informatics literature.   So far, I have waded through socio-technical theory and human factors engineering.   Interestingly, neither uses mathematics to convey their points of view.  Why is this? […]