Tag Archives: XML

Ten UNIX commands every data manager should know

Working with data from varied sources can be frustrating — some data will be in CSV format; some in XML; some available as HTML pages; other data as relational databases or MS Excel spreadsheets. This post will cover the UNIX …   read more …

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Data producers vs. data consumers

In the marketplace, the needs of producers and consumers are often at odds:  producers want higher prices, consumers lower ones; producers want easy assembly, consumers easy dis-assembly; producers want flexibility and rapid prototyping, consumers reliability and long-term support. The same …   read more …

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Standard Latitudes and Longitudes

What?  Where?  When? These are key questions that every scientist or other collector of data must answer. What is the value of the thing we are measuring? Where are we taking the measurement? When are we taking the measurement? In …   read more …

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Finding web services at USGovXML

The federal government has the responsibility of taxing us and spending our money in beneficial ways.  In some cases we are well aware of what we get for our money — most people use highways and weather forecasts on most …   read more …

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