database data visualization

A use-case for Google Fusion Tables

I’ve been traveling somewhat during the last few years, and I wanted to check on a map which countries I already visited. There’s one requirement: I want the whole area of countries I’ve visited to be highlighted. There are a couple of solutions for that: The Elastic stack Data can be stored in ElasticSearch, and there’s one world map visualization available for the Kibana dashboard. This works, but: The visualization handles geo-location, but no highlighting an entire

bug database

Connection is a leaky abstraction

As junior Java developers, we learn very early in our career about the JDBC API. We learn it’s a very important abstraction because it allows to change the underlying database in a transparent manner. I’m afraid what appeared as a good idea is just over-engineering because: I’ve never seen such a database migration happen in more than 10 yearsMost of the time, the SQL written is not database independent Still, there' s no denying that JDBC is at the bottom of every database in