Big data architecture
As enterprise organizations begin to collect massive amounts of data and to begin to find ways to capitalize on that data, enterprise application developers are increasingly being asked to build big data architecture. Developing effective big data strategies that can go beyond processing big data in big batches and bring the enterprise into real-time big data analytics is a heavy challenge. Big data frameworks such as Hadoop can be very helpful, but at this point, enterprise architects need a thorough understanding of basics of big data.
Forget about JavaOne. Let's talk about the feature list for Java 9
22 Sep 2013
News - At JavaOne 2013, Mark Reinhold worked up the crowd by pontificating about the future feature list for Java 9, as he closed the opening keynote sessions.
How Java rules improve Android apps: Taming big data with big reasoning
27 Jul 2013
News - Big data technologies are all the rage with enterprise architects and data focused professionals, but with big data isn't a panacea in itself. Big data solutions are only successful when they are accompanied by big reasoning as well.
The JPA 2.0 EntityManager vs. the Hibernate Session: Which one to use?
24 Jun 2013
News - The question for data persistence experts using JPA 2.0 is whether they should be using the EntityManager or the Hibernate Session from JBoss for ORM.
How 12 years of history led to Red Hat's big bet on cloud computing
14 Jun 2013
News - As though an invisible hand was leading their progress over the past 12 years, Red Hat is not positioned to make a splash in the world of open source cloud computing.
Dell Boomi and other integration providers jump on API management
10 May 2013
News - After several API management firms were acquired elsewhere, Dell Boomi announces their own API management features, built internally.
Big data trends: Big things in store for 2013
21 Feb 2013
News - Big data trends in 2013 will include rises in cloud storage, organization of unstructured data and the importance of real-time analytics.
Gartner sees cloud computing, mobile development putting IT on edge
25 Oct 2012
Gartner ITxpo 2012 - Gartner says cloud computing, mobile devices and other forces mean changes in skills needed for application development.
Mobile application development: MIT panelists say HTML5 will lag native approaches
18 Apr 2012
News - There are hopes that HTML5 will ease mobile device development soon. But at the 2012 MIT Hi-Tech Conference, game developers said it will take time.
Q&A: Bogus “experts” fuel the backlash against Agile development
11 Mar 2011
Q&A - Under-educated and inexperienced Agile development “experts” have l the current backlash against Agile, says Jon Kern, Agile Manifesto co-signer, in this Q&A.
CouchDB gets the mobile application development treatment
15 Sep 2010
Article - Data architectures continue to evolve. They are in a dramatic state of flux. Web applications and cloud computing have been disrupting things for some time. Now, the rise of smart phones is further shaking the tree. Among the players addressing this...