- As Big Data Takes Off, the Hadoop Wars Begin: Cloud Computing News « – It turns out "big data" isn’t just a buzzword, but a legitimate concern for companies across the board. The action is centered around Hadoop, the flagship technology for storing and processing large amounts of unstructured data.
- SharePoint: Is It Worth Using as a Collaboration Tool? – In this post, I want to step back a bit and ask a more existential question: should you even be using SharePoint 2010 for your collaboration platform in the first place?
- The RSA Hack: How They Did It – NYTimes.com – How did a hacker manage to infiltrate one of the world’s top computer-security companies? And could the data that was stolen be used to impair its SecurID products, which are used by 40 million businesses that are trying to keep their own networks safe from intruders?
- Google mobile search gets redesigned results for stocks – When you search for your favorite stock ticker symbol on your smartphone, you'll be presented with a result page that can be seen to the left in the image above. It displays an interactive graph on a 'card', and you can switch the amount of time that the graph covers by simply tapping on the buttons below it.
- Clever Title: "Intro to Scala for Java Programmers": slides, code, and links – Last week, I presented a talk titled "An Introduction to Scala for Java Programmers". I had a lot of fun making it, and I learned a ton. I thought it was interesting that the more I learned, the more I liked Scala.
- JDK 7: The New Objects Class – The java.util.Objects class is new to JDK 7 and its Javadoc states that the class is "since 1.7" and describes the class as: "This class consists of static utility methods for operating on objects. These utilities include null-safe or null-tolerant methods for computing the hash code of an object, returning a string for an object, and comparing two objects."
- What really happens when you navigate to a URL – In this article, we will take a deeper look at the sequence of events that take place when you visit a URL
- The Freight Train That Is Android « abovethecrowd.com – This is the part that amazes me the most. I don’t know if a large organized industry has ever faced this fierce a form of competition – someone who is not trying to “win” in the classic sense. They want market share, but they don’t need economics
- kundera – JPA 1.0 Annotation based ORM library for the Cassandra database – The idea behind Kundera is to make working with Cassandra drop-dead simple and fun. Kundera does not reinvent the wheel by making another client library; rather it leverages the existing libraries and builds – on top of them – a wrap-around API to help developers do away with unnecessary boiler plate codes, and program a neater-and-cleaner code that reduces code-complexity and improves quality. And above all, improves productivity.
- The Little MongoDB Book; an ebook meant to help people get familiar with MongoDB and answer some of the more common questions they have. – The Little MongoDB Book; an ebook meant to help people get familiar with MongoDB and answer some of the more common questions they have.
- Cassandra gets ready for world domination and can MongoDB scale up like Cassandra? – After using Cassandra during development for the past 8 months my team and I made the decision to switch from Cassandra to MongoDB this morning. I thought I'd share some thoughts on why we did this and where Cassandra might benefit from improvement.
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