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Dan McCreary: Modern Metadata Management in the NoSQL World

  • Wednesday, November 18, 2015
  • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • State of Minnesota


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Many of us know that great metadata management can dramatically lower the cost of application development.  However, with all the growth of NoSQL, what is the best database architecture to store metadata?  We look at six database architectures (Relational, Analytical, Key-Value, Column-Family, Graph and Document) and discuss the pros and cons of each system for storing agile metadata.  We then take a deep-dive into the exotic world of graph and document stores to show how organizations can integrate metadata for both structured and un-structured data in a single metadata registry.  We will also cover topics such as the role of business rules, business glossaries, controlled vocabularies, taxonomies, ontologies, concept registries, SKOS and ISO/IEC 11179 metadata registry standards in modern metadata management systems.


Dan McCreary is a Principal consultant for MarkLogic.  He has a background in enterprise data architect and author specializing in emerging database technologies.  He’s worked at Bell Labs and Steve Job's NeXT Computer as well as founding his own consulting firm of over 75 people.  His background includes topics such as high performance computing, programming languages, databases and XML standards.  He has published articles on the semantic web, metadata registries, US Federal XML standards, XForms, XQuery and XRX.  He is co-founder of the "NoSQL Now!" conference and is a co-author of the book "Making Sense of NoSQL" by Manning Publications. 


8:30 Registration & Networking
9:00 Opening Remarks
9:15 - 11:30  Presentation

11:30 - 11:45  Open Q&A

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State of Minnesota - MN.IT

Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar St.

Meeting Room - Blazing Star, Ground Floor

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