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From Kinley Dorji <kinl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Paper about moving bibliographic data to CouchDB
Date Tue, 12 Apr 2011 04:25:42 GMT
Thanks for sharing. The article is interesting and demonstrates a very
useful implementation of CouchDB.

On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 9:32 AM, Luciano Ramalho <luciano@ramalho.org> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have contributed a paper about migrating bibliographic records to
> CouchDB. It was published today in issue 13 of Code4Lib, the journal
> for programming librarians and library programmers:
>
> http://journal.code4lib.org/articles/4893
>
> I believe CouchDB is an amazing tool for libraries, as I explain in
> the paper using a more academic tone and lots of citations.
>
> Of interest to CouchDB practitioners is the quick intro to
> semistructuted data model, a theory that supports thinking about JSON,
> XML, MARC etc. (Abiteboul, 1999).
>
> Research into the semistructured model includes results such as
> algorithms to extract a formal schema from actual datasets, methods
> for dealing with shared or duplicate data, and normal forms adapted to
> semistructured schemas (Tok, 2005).
>
> Those are two highly recommended books for CouchDB DBAs.
>
> ABITEBOUL, Serge; BUNEMAN, Peter; SUCIU, Dan. Data on the Web: From
> Relations to Semistructured Data and XML. San Francisco: Morgan
> Kaufmann, 1999.
>
> TOK, Wang Ling; LEE, Mong Li; DOBBIE, Gillian. Semistructured Database
> Design. Boston: Springer Science, 2005.
>
>
> --
> Luciano Ramalho
> programador repentista || stand-up programmer
> Twitter: @luciano
>

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