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Time flies. And good things mature.

Looking at a couple of posts from a few years back, I see that the ones on outlier detection with Clojure and Incanter are still very valuable and a frequent read if I believe the blog stats.

But they are way out of date regarding the libraries I have used at the time. They too have matured quite a bit, which means that the Clojure ecosystem is as strong (of not stronger) as ever. I have updated the post slightly, and the code heavily, so you might want to check them out.

Thanks for reading

Big Data Taxonomy Visualisation

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What is it?

In the last couple of blog posts, I have explained my thoughts on software architecture documentation in general, with a focus on data-driven architecture documentation.

Data management has become a complex topic over the last decade, mostly caused by the explosion of data sources, itself a consequence of the explosion of internet-connected services and devices. A term has been coined to depict this situation: Big Data.

Oftentimes, our clients want to understand 2 things about Big Data:

  • What it means, in order to understand whether they need to feel concerned.
  • What the landscape is, or the cartography, or even better: the taxonomy.

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