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Emil Drkušić 14th Sep 2018

Welcome to a new series that shows you the practical side of the data warehouse (DWH)! In the first article, we’ll tackle a data model for a subscription business.

 
Vertabelo Team 29th Aug 2018

Do you dream of running a marathon? Let’s look at the data model for an app that could take you from lazy couch potato to marathoner.

 
Vertabelo Team 2nd Aug 2018

Board games like dominoes are still very popular. Let’s take a look at dominoes from a data modeling point of view.

 
Emil Drkušić 24th Jul 2018

Spreadsheets – Excel, Google Sheets, or a sheet by any other name – are really cool and powerful tools. But then, so are databases. When should you stick with a spreadsheet? When should you move up to a database?

 
Emil Drkušić 28th Jun 2018

Spreadsheets – Excel, Google Sheets, or a sheet by any other name – are really cool and powerful tools. But then, so are databases. When should you stick with a spreadsheet? When should you move up to a database?

 
Emil Drkušić 13th Jun 2018

There isn’t much chance you’ve missed the whole idea of the sharing economy – whether you like it or not. Popularized by companies like Airbnb, Uber, Lyft, and many others, it lets people earn some cash by renting out their unused stuff. Let’s see the data model behind such an application.

 
Emil Drkušić 21st May 2018

If there’s a way to order groceries online, why not use it? This article examines the data model behind a grocery store’s delivery system.

 
Emil Drkušić 18th Apr 2018

Turn-based games and their map-based counterparts have been popular for a long time. Suppose we were to take such games into the 21st century by making them digital. What data model is up to the job?

 
Vertabelo Team 5th Apr 2018

Various apps promise to make your search for parking painless. Let’s examine this type of app using our data modeling glasses. What does the underlying model look like?

 
Emil Drkušić 29th Mar 2018

Organizing children's parties is not an easy job: everything has to be perfectly planned and delivered. Otherwise, chaos happens. It’s up to the adults – more specifically, the party planners – to take care of everything and do it properly.
Is there a better way to do this than to organize everything in a database? We don’t think so!