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Craig Dietrich on the Limits of the Relational Data Model

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Craig Dietrich’s talk “When Relational Isn’t Enough: Software Architectures for Scholarly Production” at the Critical Code Studies conference 2010. His argument seems to be: 1. WordPress is not intrinsically good – especially when used for scholarly production (I can agree to this!) 2. WordPress runs on MySQL which is a relational database. (Dead-on!) 3. WordPress is too limited because it makes use of a relational database. (OK, OK, I would agree that relational database technologies […]