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.
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.
Predictive analysis techniques pull real-time results out of big data
30 Nov 2012
Gartner Summit News - Getting real-rime results out of big data makes predictive analysis a powerful tool for enterprise application developers.
JavaOne 2012 preview: Our favorite speakers tell all
28 Sep 2012
JavaOne preview - JavaOne speakers Adam Bien, Kai Wähner and Jevgeni Kabanov explain why they love JavaOne and how to get the most out of it.
JBoss product announcements shed light on JBoss World event
21 Jun 2012
News - JBoss product announcements this week give us a taste of what's to come at Red Hat Summit and JBoss World 2012.
OCPJP & OCAJP: Java 7 training requirement for the Oracle Certified Professional Programmer dropped
21 Dec 2011
News - In order to obtain the certified architect position from Oracle, attending and passing a training course is now required. But what about the Java Professional and Java Associate designations, OCPJP and OCAJP for Java 7?
OCAJP and OCPJP Changes for Java 7: New Objectives, a Format Change and a Price Hike
16 Dec 2011
News - The OCP (Oracle Certified Professional) Java 7 certification (OCAJP and OCPJP), which replaced the SCJP certification, will now require you to pass two exams, each of which will cost $300 to take, pushing the cost of the designation to $600.
OSGi asserts that packages can be a type-safe way to modularize
11 Nov 2011
News - This article asserts that packages are to Java modules what interfaces are to classes: a type-safe way to minimize coupling between modules.
Oracle Coherence 3.7.1 extends beyond Java, .NET, and C++
TheServerSide Newsfeed | 02 Nov 2011
News - Announcing Oracle Coherence 3.7.1 - introducing a REST API, Exalogic Infiniband integration, improved data access performance due to more efficient in-memory and disk-based storage, and query explain plan support - which analyzes the efficiency of...
Caches: an unpopular opinion, explained
TheServerSide Newsfeed | 23 Sep 2011
News - In his blog, Joseph Ottinger sets the record straight on why caches are not always the right solution to a performance problem, especially when it comes to live data. "The use of cache on live data, where the data is read-mostly to write-only, is what I...