Graph Day 2016

Graph Day 2016

Graph Day 2016 Two weeks ago, we had the privilege of presenting a case study at Graph Day. We recounted a client study we did to see whether their database could be reorganized to offer improved query performance. We looked at graph databases (OrientDB, Titan, Neo4J)...
Do You Need a Graph Database? (Online Seminar)

Do You Need a Graph Database? (Online Seminar)

Do You Need a Graph Database? (Online Seminar) We are in an era of unprecedented innovation in databases. Data-intensive companies are grappling with whether the many new options — NoSQL, Key-Value, Document, Column Family, Column-Oriented — are appropriate for them....
Graph Database Evaluations

Graph Database Evaluations

Graph Database Evaluations We are meeting more people who are interested in looking into the world of graph databases. Palladium has executed proofs–of–concept for clients to help them explore this world. In this post we summarize what sorts of questions...
What’s New in Titan?

What’s New in Titan?

What’s New in Titan? As part of the work we’re doing to refresh our graph database evaluation for a couple of clients (and our upcoming talk at Graph Day!) we took Titan 1.0 out for a spin last week. We’ll be doing more in-depth explorations on some...
Josh Perryman is presenting at GraphDay Austin!

Josh Perryman is presenting at GraphDay Austin!

Josh Perryman to present at GraphDay Austin! Josh Perryman has been accepted to present at the inaugural GraphDay in Austin, TX on January 17, 2016. Here’s his abstract: Our client’s legacy system held graph-like data in a relational database, but new customers’ data...
Amazon’s Elastic File System: Kicking the Tires

Amazon’s Elastic File System: Kicking the Tires

Amazon’s Elastic File System: Kicking the Tires If you want to store lots of data, the Amazon cloud has buckets and glaciers for you, but not a shared file system. Until now. The recently released AWS Elastic File System finally plugs that gap. Now you can mount an...
Debugging dlopen with rpath and ldd

Debugging dlopen with rpath and ldd

Debugging dlopen with rpath and ldd This post is really just a little reminder to myself on how to debug some library dependency issues on a Linux machine. I built a nightly version of Julia (a language for technical computing that we’re pretty excited about here), on...
This One Simple Trick For Easier And Faster Domain Objects!

This One Simple Trick For Easier And Faster Domain Objects!

This One Simple Trick For Easier And Faster Domain Objects! What if, no matter how you try to simplify, your aggregate root is pretty darn big? Writing application services to handle these large entities is a challenge. We run into this all the time with scientific...
This One Simple Trick For Easier And Faster Domain Objects!

This One Simple Trick For Easier And Faster Domain Objects!

Getting Management Buy-in for Usability This One Simple Trick For Easier And Faster Domain Objects! What if, no matter how you try to simplify, your aggregate root is pretty darn big? Writing application services to handle these large entities is a challenge. We run...
Outside the (Enterprise) Prison Walls

Outside the (Enterprise) Prison Walls

Outside the (Enterprise) Prison Walls Fascinating though it is, I’m happy to observe prison life from the outside through shows like Oz or Orange is the New Black. It’s the strange way prison mirrors the outside world that’s so compelling. They have...