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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 Feature Articles RSS

Parsing Big Records with Json.NET

JSON parsers work well until you need to work with records over a gigabyte in size. Then special techniques are required.

The Best of 2013

The most popular articles of the year, sprinkled with a few pieces carefully chosen by the editors.

Do All Roads Lead Back to SQL?

After distancing themselves from SQL, NoSQL products are moving towards transactional models as "NewSQL" gains popularity. What happened?

Understanding What Big Data Can Deliver

It's easy to err by pushing data to fit a projected model. Insights come, however, from accepting the data's ability to depict what is going on, without imposing an a priori bias.

Applying the Big Data Lambda Architecture

A look inside a Hadoop-based project that matches connections in social media by leveraging the highly scalable lambda architecture.

Database News RSS

Do Developers Love To Build On MongoDB?

A "new data model" for software application development

Get Set For Team Foundation Server Time Tracker

TFS Timetracker for Microsoft Team Foundation Server

Teradata Inside Is The New Embarcadero

For database developers who need to up capacity and support larger and more diverse platforms

Is Big Data(base) Connectivity A Must Have?

dbForge Studio for MySQL v. 6.1 arrives

Orchestrate API For Rapid Apps With Multiple NoSQL

Commercial version also backed up by continued free developer trial

VoltDB's Superzapper In-Memory Decisioning

Version 4.0 of analytics data tool arrives with a fanfare

DataStax Python Driver Now Final

Support for Python 3 is planned

Tuning Up Developer/Database Dashboards

New Cloudant Dashboard makes the Cloudant DBaaS easier to learn

DBmaestro Teamwork 3.7 With Oracle SQL Developer

Single change process throughout the database development for control over continuous processes

Azure SDK 2.2 Supports Visual Studio 2013

Azure for developers: fit for creation, configuration, debugging, deploying, and diagnostics

Events of Interest

May 7-8. Santa Clara, CA. Internet of Things Developers Conference

May 7-8. Santa Clara, CA. Multicore Developers Conference

May 12-16. Atlanta, GA. OpenStack Summit

May 21-23. Menlo Park, CA. DConf 2014

May-June. Bristol, Cambridge, Manchester, Scotland. The UK Device Developers' Conference series

June 9-10. Stockholm, Sweden. Erlang User Conference

July 7-10. Berlin, Germany. UberConf Europe Java Ecosystem conference

July 28-August 1. Orlando, FL. Agile2014 Orlando

September 23-24. San Francisco, CA. Designers of Things Conference

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

Videos of Past Events

September 2013. JavaOne

September 2013. SpringOne 2GX

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

June 2013. Chicago Algorithmic Trading Conference

May 2013. Google I/O

March 2013. GPU Technology Conference

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

September 2012. Intel Developer Forum

August 2012. VMWorld

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