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PHP UK 2010: RDBMS in the social networks age

Wrapup of the PHP UK Conference 2010. Uploaded slides of my talk "RDBMS in the social networks age" about graphs in the database.

Speaking at the PHP Barcelona conference 2009

Speaking at the PHP Barcelona Conference 2009. Talk: "Trees in the Database: Advanced Data Structures".

New article: Graphs in the database, SQL meets social networks

Graphs in the database: how to store a graph data structure in a DBMS, and answer the most common queries typical of social networks, like "You might also know" or "You might also like", or "How you are connected to XYZ" (degrees of separation).

Trees in the database: It sure ain't no CouchDB!

Wrap-up of the Dutch PHP Conference, Amsterdam, 11-13 June 2009.

Speaking at the Dutch PHP Conference 2009

Speaking at the Dutch PHP Conference 2009. Talk: "Trees in the Database: Advanced Data Structures".

Updated articles to extract META informations from databases

By popular request, I've updated my articles explaining how to retrieve meta data from your DBMS (Firebird SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server). Have fun.

Extracting META information from SQL Server (INFORMATION_SCHEMA)

How to retrieve META information from Microsoft SQL Server, using the INFORMATION_SCHEMA, with system tables (sysobjects, sysindexkeys, sysindexes, syscolumns, systypes, etc) and/or with system stored procedures (T-SQL).

Lorenzo Alberton

Lorenzo Alberton Lorenzo PHP5 ZCE - Zend Certified Engineer has been working with large enterprise UK companies for the past years and is now CTO at DataSift. He's an international conference speaker and a long-time contributor to many open source projects. Lorenzo Alberton's profile on LinkedIN View Lorenzo Alberton's Twitter stream

Lorenzo Alberton - Sun Certified MySQL 5 Developer