Database Developer | Modeling, Metadata, and XML
The two previous columns in this space dealt with a cookbook approach to database development. This month I hope to provide enough information for you to decide whether to learn Object-Role Modeling (ORM), the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and the eXtensible Markup Language (XML).
<DATESENT>27 March 1999</DATESENT>
<TOPIC>Recommended Reading List: Web Farming for the Data Warehouse</TOPIC>
Web Farming for the Data Warehouse (Morgan Kaufmann) is a compendium of
information that is best-described as systematically making intelligent use of
The book contains a wealth of information about content-providers, protocols,
standards, tools, discovery services, knowledge management, Web agents, and
data mining software.
Hackathorn's book is as close to leisure reading as I expect to find in an IT
book. It belongs on the must-read list of anyone having an interest in
exploring the Web's potential as an information resource.