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Blogs

August 08, 2012

Wall Street and the Mismanagement of Software

How Knight Capital becomes a knight errant when it came to software design and delivery.

April 26, 2012

Java 7u4, JavaFX 2.1, and NetBeans 7.1.2

Garbage First (G1) garbage collector, Mac support, a brand new JVM implementation, and more goodies.

March 01, 2012

Information Storage and Retrieval: From MEDLARS to Twitter

Each decade, technology breakthroughs update our lexicon with new words and phrases.




Database

Database Feature Articles RSS

Working with Azure DocumentDB: SQL & NoSQL Together

Updating and deleting documents, creating queries, and managing query results in Microsoft's new NoSQL database-as-a-service.

Azure DocumentDB: Working with Microsoft's NoSQL Database in the Cloud

Coding for the new NoSQL JSON database service that supports SQL queries.

Portability and Extensibility via Layered Product Design

Designing products in clearly separated layers makes it possible to consign non-portable code to low-level APIs — simplifying both portability and future extensibility.

iOS Data Storage: Core Data vs. SQLite

A sample application tests the benefits and drawbacks of each.

Tooling Up for the Marriage of the Internet of Things, Big Data, and Cloud Computing

Finding tools that will bridge IoT, machine-to-machine, and big data is no simple task. But some integrated solutions are beginning to appear.

Database News RSS

McObject Burgers Up For Python Pickles

IMDBS uses Python alongside eXtremeDB's dynamic database definition language (DDL) capability

Salesforce.com Introduces Heroku DX

Heroku Button, Heroku Dashboard + Metrics and Heroku Postgres DbX

Couchbase's NoSQL Spring Investment Plan

Couchbase Spring Data Couchbase Integration arrives

JetBrains PhpStorm 8 Supports PHP 5.6

Deepest-ever code understanding plus support for Drupal 8 and WordPress

Watson Discovery Advisor Cloud Service

IBM's Watson Discovery Advisor is being used by researchers to rapidly analyze and test hypotheses using data in millions of scientific papers.

Graph APIs From Whitepages PRO

Developers can enrich applications with identity verification and validation elements

Free EnterpriseDB Agile NoSQL Development

Free quick-start preconfiguration of Postgres with tools for web 2.0 apps

EnterpriseDB Extends Postgres' Big Data Capacity

New MongoDB Hadoop extensions

OpenMake Heralds DevOps Maturity

Release and Deploy for the multi-platform enterprise developer

Pumping Raw Energy Into Previously Static Content

Raw Engineering contentstack.io is a mobile-first Content Management System

Events of Interest

October 27-30. Santa Clara, CA. ZendCon 2014

October 27-28. Burlingame, CA. GGDevCon (Google Glass App Development)

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 5-7. Berlin, Germany. GOTO Berlin International Software Development Conference

November 17-19. San Diego, CA. RubyConf

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe

November 18-21. San Francisco, CA. AnDevCon Android Developer Conference

November 25-26. London, UK. IoT 2014

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit



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