Monthly Archives: August 2016

Data Modelling – Chickens and Eggs (#3)

By |2018-10-22T23:10:55+11:00August 18th, 2016|Newsletter|

Using a Database The last post looked at what we should model, and the importance of scale and magnitude. Now we need to acknowledge that the data we model will normally be stored in a database. Modelling is the mapping between the real world and the filtered picture of the real world that we wish [...]

Data Modelling – Why and How (#2)

By |2018-10-22T21:35:26+11:00August 12th, 2016|Newsletter|

Surrounded by things All around us are physical things: chairs, tables, computers, walls, doors, people, cars, houses, trees, roads and many other things. How we think about each depends on our point of view. Walls, floors, ceilings, doors and windows make rooms, and houses are made up of rooms. A builder needs to know all [...]

Introduction to Data Modelling (#1)

By |2016-12-22T17:19:19+11:00August 4th, 2016|Newsletter|

The Data Modelling newsletter has now been going for several months and this blog will consolidate the information provided in the newsletter. It’s worth having a short introduction to explain what is trying to do. This is not a site to explain or debate technical details with experts, but it is intended to [...]

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