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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How a data center improves car engineering
22 Apr 2016
News - McLaren Automotive has highlighted that racecar engineering principles can innovate better software. More specifically, how a data center can help with that.
Why NoSQL databases are getting replaced
17 Mar 2016
News - NoSQL databases have gained popularity by solving problems at which relational databases fail. Now graphing engines are solving the problems that are too tough for NoSQL.
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.
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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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Choosing the right big data analysis tools
23 Mar 2016
Feature - In order to choose the right big data analysis tools, it’s important to understand the transactional and analytical data processing requirements of your systems and choose accordingly.
How Notion Baked Intelligence Into the Server to Simplify the IoT
01 Dec 2015
Feature - Here we take a look at how Notion, an IoT startup, built a sophisticated tier of server applications to empower a new generation of customizable sensors.
How collapsing the database stack improves developer productivity
10 Nov 2015
Feature - Developers are reducing development time by collapsing the database stack and focusing on customer satisfaction and not on operations overhead. Here is how they are doing it.
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NoSQL technology remains key to drawing BI from big data
04 Aug 2015
Tip - Both business users and vendors are challenged with managing and using big data. Learn how NoSQL technology providers are meeting the challenge.
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...