Web databases and data-oriented design
The database is an essential component in most Web applications. Web databases provide data storage and search ability. Without a database to write to and read from, there would be no way to maintain data persistence. Each time a user logged off their data would be lost. Good data architecture provides much more than mere data persistence, however. In today's application environment, users generate enormous amounts of data. Processing big data and turning it into useful information for the user requires application developers to take on a data-oriented design mentality.
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Big data analytics use cases over data science, says CEO
30 Apr 2015
News - Turning data into information depends on the context it's used in. It takes a new type of engineer to discover the right big data analytics use cases to pursue.
Cloud and on-premises hybrid: The future of mobile content management
29 May 2013
News - To meet both regulatory challenges while leveraging cost efficiencies, the future of content management is a cloud and on-premises hybrid.
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.
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James Gosling Extols the Virtues of Hash Tables and RAM
05 May 2011
Video - Last September when James Gosling did his BasementCoders interview, he made the following quip: “I've never got it when it comes to SQL databases. It's like, why? Just give me a hash table and a sh*tload of RAM and I'm happy.” That particular quote...
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Growing the demand for NoSQL technology, and non-relational solutions
30 Jan 2015
Feature - While relational databases have been the stalwart of enterprise computing, more and more organizations are looking at NoSQL solutions that will free them from many of the constraints of a relational database system.
Going beyond big data processing to achieve big data understanding
04 Dec 2014
Feature - Big data solutions have given enterprises the power to handle, manage and process massive amounts of information, but how do organizations extract meaning from that information? Big data architecture is evolving to do just that.
How a growing demand for data tier scalability spawned the NoSQL movement
25 Aug 2014
Feature - There was a time when even the suggestion of storing an organization's data in anything but a relational database would seem foolish. But NoSQL has flipped that equation on its head, as organizations who are looking for speed and scalability are looking...
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Modularity in Java codebase makes legacy applications more manageable
09 Apr 2013
Tip - Enterprise architecture expert Vineet Sinha explains how to implement modularity in Java legacy applications for a cleaner, more manageable codebase.
Clearing the confusion over the RESTful POST method
16 Nov 2012
Tip - One of the most common topic of confusion in the world of RESTful web services is about when to use the POST method and when to use the PUT method invocation. Both can be used for creation, and both can be used for updates. But there is a subtle...
Spring Ehcache integration (Second-level caching in Hibernate)
17 Aug 2011
Tip - Integrating Ehcache with Spring-based applications is actually fairly easy. Let's look at this integration with a sample BuddyManagement application.