Re: Enterprise Data Architecture

From: Bob Badour <>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 08:05:06 -0300
Message-ID: <470f54a7$0$14879$>

Tony D wrote:

> On Oct 12, 9:21 am, Cimode <> wrote:

>>--Critics of Parker's book
>>Parker's book is a true *revolution* in thinking. Parker has
>>developped a *model* which is also a *paradigm shift* in the way we
>>perceive *data* in the database. It does fit more precisely today's
>>systems needs and helps avoid the problem of *impedance mismatch*
>>common on relational databases products such as Oracle, SQL Server and
>>DB2. Parker's model is recognized ISO 9010 and is spoken of by ANSI
>>committee as
>>"The next great thing since the relational model became obsolete....
>>(D.Parek PhD - ANSI Comittee)
>>In terms of *methodology* Parker's rules and revolutionnary taxonomy
>>guarantees the *practicality* of the systems and making sure that your
>>data's assets won't be between the sole hands of a DBA that bothers
>>everybody with theoretical unpractical and obsolete stuff such as the
>>relational model.
>>Reading and Implementing Parker's book's secrets (such as how to truly
>>make your database systems truly XML- compliant and friendly) for a
>>mere 60$ value will change your life and bring success to your
> Very good, but only a B+. You didn't say "object", "post-relational"
> or "agile". Your second para could end, (delete from "making sure..."
> onwards) "liberating your data assets from remote and uncooperative
> DBAs to encourage agile development in post-relational environments at
> the object level modern developers expect".
> Not that I'm feeling cynical today, not at all.

Sigh. [He says reminiscing about the days when ignorant HR people tossed away any resume that didn't have "client server" on it. It was a simpler time.] Received on Fri Oct 12 2007 - 13:05:06 CEST

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