[xquery-talk] Does XQuery fit anywhere in this landscape.
ihe.onwuka at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 08:01:25 PDT 2015
On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 10:49 AM, Pavel Velikhov <pavel.velikhov at gmail.com>
> On 25 Jun 2015, at 17:10, Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 24, 2015 at 12:30 PM, Pavel Velikhov <pavel.velikhov at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>> A lot of people are content with MongoDB to store the JSONs. So a killer
>> use-case needs to look beyond dumb storage of JSONs. Maybe focus on the
>> preparation/transformation/cleaning/merging stuff.
>> > But the biggest factor was probably that the move to minicomputer
>> architecture created a discontinuity that forced people to consider change.
>> You need to do two things: convince people that the new technology is
>> better (or at least, is cool), and give them a big kick up the backside to
>> get them out of their comfort zone.
>> > Michael Kay
>> > Saxonica
> The data prep/transformation/cleaning/merging stuff is currently the
> domain of R and Python.
> You must be talking about “data science” that is used internally in the
> organization. I’m talking more about data-driven Web sites, that have a big
> data component in their products.
> In this case folks would never use R, they use all sorts of other stuff,
> including Python.
I'm talking generally to be honest but with data science as a prime example
but there are several others e.g web scraping. There is a marked preference
for other tools to do what XQuery etc are good at - hence there is a
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