Damon Feldman

Solutions Director

Damon is a passionate “Mark-Logician,” having been with the company for over 7 years as it has evolved into the company it is today. He has worked on or led some of the largest MarkLogic projects for customers ranging from the US Intelligence Community to HealthCare.gov to private insurance companies.

Prior to joining MarkLogic, Damon held positions spanning product development for multiple startups, founding of one startup, consulting for a semantic technology company, and leading the architecture for the IMSMA humanitarian landmine remediation and tracking system.

He holds a BA in Mathematics from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Tulane University.

Most Posts By Damon Feldman

Data Lakes, Data Hubs, Federation: Which One Is Best?

Data Lakes have been too flexible. Federation has been too rigid. It all has to do with the Movement, Harmonization and Indexing of data. But wait there is another approach — the Data Hub is just right.


Avoiding the Franken-beast: Polyglot Persistence Done Right

They had data in multiple data stores — and wanted Polyglot persistence but got poly lot of headaches instead. Then they switched to MarkLogic’s multi-model database.


Uncle Mort Weighs in on Databases

We all have an Uncle Mort – that pragmatic, no bull, calls-it-like-he-sees-it type of guy. Today, I’m going to divulge a secret about how to figure out if you need a document database or not. I’ll start with some technical background, and then we will have a sit down with Uncle Mort! Let’s just review a […]


DaaS: Benefits and How to Do it Right

A few weeks ago, I blogged about Data as a Service – “DaaS” – what it is, pitfalls and why it is valuable. Today I’m following that up with strategies and techniques for getting it right. My summary from the previous blog post I defined DaaS as an architectural pattern where your most valuable services […]


DaaS Success Factors and Risks

A large customer of ours is standardizing on Data as a Service (DaaS) for systems development throughout their enterprise. Their plans are great, but I see confusion even within their own team on what, exactly, Data as a Service is and what benefits it is supposed to provide, so I’m writing this blog post to […]