Can you build a product for data mining?

I am not sure that the answer to this question is yes. Sure you can find a lot of vendors who'd claim that they already have a product that can miraculously convert raw data into precious information, but is this really the case? I doubt it My own experience with real life data has shown … Continue reading Can you build a product for data mining?

If you can’t scale, you do not have a chance.

This is about Ruby on Rails. Not meant to start a flamewar, and not written to bash it. It is just that some of my concerns are not only mine apparently. When I wrote about Rails framework before, I was fond of the productivity it brought. Especially with the support for Ruby in Netbeans, ROR … Continue reading If you can’t scale, you do not have a chance.