Real-Time Hadoop queries will be a reality in 2013 thanks to two new projects from Cloudera: Impala and Trevni. Impala is the open source version of Dremel, Google’s proprietary big data query solution.
At first I wasn’t having much luck. It was always me asking kid #1 whether he wanted to program, and the answer was pretty much always “no”. I started wondering whether he was really mine at all since no spawn-o-mine would answer in that way.
The other day the reddit community discarded my advice for switching from text-based to binary serialization formats. It was labeled “premature optimization”. I’ll zoom out of the particular case, and discuss why not all optimization is premature.
Have you ever felt uncomfortable surrounded by a group of people who all agree and you don’t ? Feels strange doesn’t it. You think ‘what’s wrong with me ?‘. That’s exactly what I felt all these years with Unit Testing and Mocking.
The biggest, most heated, debate-sparking topic of 2012? The clash of web vs app, no doubt. Many articles and blog posts before me have talked about the epic battle between the web and its fat client opponent.
We figured that we could learn a thing or two about continuous delivery from Facebook, so we reached out to Chuck Rossi, Facebook’s first release engineer and the head of their release engineering team.
Here at 10gen we've been running a series of webinars around using MongoDB in the financial services domain. Yesterday was the last in the series, and was presented in association with C24's John Davies, their CTO.
At HP’s Discover event here in Frankfurt today, the company will be announcing a private PaaS offering, built on top of Stackato, the PaaS which is itself a fork of the open source Cloud Foundry initiative.