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Google Still Doesn’t Get It

Curator's note: Andy is the CEO of OSI (Open Software Integrators). He's a forward-thinker and exceptional blogger.  Undoubtedly I’ll be trolled by people...

6 replies - 9994 views - 10/23/12 by Andrew C. Oliver in Articles

Oracle to Appeal Google Ruling, Maybe All the Way to the Supreme Court

It probably comes as no surprise, but it is still worth noting that Oracle has officially notified the US District Court in Northern California of its intent...

1 replies - 3656 views - 10/04/12 by Rick Ross in News

Azure Beats Amazon in Cloud Development Survey

Are More than 1/3rd of Cloud Developers Using Azure?The Cloud Development Survey (which Evans Data Corporation runs every 6 months among a select group of...

0 replies - 5266 views - 09/14/12 by Allen Coin in Articles

Getting Started with Drupal, Part 2: Optimizing Your Drupal App

This is the second post in the series Getting Started with Drupal, by guest writer Tobias Sjösten. Tobias is a web technician and open source aficionado who...

0 replies - 4735 views - 08/30/12 by Leigh Shevchik in Articles

How HDFS Does Replication

As I learned about HBase and HDFS, I wanted to understand how HDFS actually does its replication, whether it's an synchronous replication, what is the...

0 replies - 7328 views - 08/14/12 by Rodrigo De Castro in Articles

Scala and Hadoop: Hand in Hand at Twitter

If you have read the paper published by Google’s Jeffrey Dean and Sanjay Ghemawat (MapReduce: Simplied Data Processing on Large Clusters), they revealed...

0 replies - 12371 views - 08/05/12 by Istvan Szegedi in Articles

Pragmatic Visualization from the US Government Data Service

The content of this article was written by Tony Hirst on his blog, OUseful.Info. A week or two ago, the Government Data Service started publishing a summary...

0 replies - 3837 views - 08/05/12 by Eric Genesky in Articles

Google Refine Recipes: Reshaping a Data Set

The content of this article was originally written by Tony Hirst on his blog, OUseful.Info. One of the things I’ve kept stumbling over in Google Refine is...

0 replies - 4509 views - 07/30/12 by Eric Genesky in Articles

My Thoughts on Google Compute Engine

Ben Kepes reflects on his recent experience at GoogleIO, where Google announced the limited release of its IaaS, Google Compute Engine. At GoogleIO today,...

0 replies - 5631 views - 07/05/12 by Ben Kepes in Articles

Can We Pronounce "The Cloud" Hype Over Yet?

Feb 29th, the leap day in a leap year, saw not only the third day in Microsoft’s MVP 2012 Summit, not to mention the fifth iteration of my personal MVP...

4 replies - 4941 views - 06/01/12 by Eric Genesky in Articles

Landmark Case in Software Copyright: Judge Rules that Java APIs are Not Copyrightable

Google won a battle in the so-called "smartphone wars" when Judge William Alsup ruled yesterday that Java APIs are not copyrightable.  This crucial...

1 replies - 5595 views - 06/01/12 by Eric Genesky in Articles

The Cloudcast: Project Razor - Google Ops for Enterprise Clouds

The Cloudcast - Eps.38 - Project Razor - Google Ops for Enterprise Clouds (21:32) Date: May 23, 2012 By: Aaron Delp and Brian Gracely Description:...

1 replies - 4603 views - 05/23/12 by Brian Gracely in Articles

Oracle v. Google - Verdict Will Arrive Monday

Starting on Monday, April 30th, the jury in the Oracle v. Google trial began deliberations for a verdict on whether Google infringed on Oracle copyrights...

5 replies - 11352 views - 05/04/12 by Mitch Pronschinske in Articles

EU Court of Justice Rules: 'Programming Languages May Not Be Protected By Copyright'

The ongoing case of Oracle v. Google has brought to light a problematic dispute over the copyright of certain parts of the Java language.  Coincidentally, the...

0 replies - 7826 views - 05/02/12 by Eric Genesky in Articles

More Thoughts on Banking 2.0

I’ve been writing now for a few years about Banking 2.0 – a general term that I use to describe what financial services will look like when it...

0 replies - 7184 views - 04/28/12 by Ben Kepes in Articles

GoogleDrive, Dropbox, Skydrive, etc.: Counting the Cost of Cloud Backup

With Google's latest release of their "cloud storage service", "Google Drive", I'm once again brought to review and contrast the...

4 replies - 12225 views - 04/26/12 by Tom O'connor in Articles

The Dimentions of Search UX

Or “Why Google Instant will (and won’t) change the way we search” Google Instant has caused considerable debate within the search community. Some...

0 replies - 6402 views - 04/19/12 by Tony Russell-rose in Articles

Is Google Play the Beginning of the End for Android?

Google recently began heavily promoting Google Play, the rebranded "one-stop shop for all your favorite entertainment" formerly known as the Android...

4 replies - 20609 views - 04/05/12 by Chris Smith in Articles

A Peek at Google’s Production Distributed Systems Tracing Infrastructure

It seems to be the case that if we learn something from the stories about technology and processes that major tech companies use, we might be able to bring...

0 replies - 5740 views - 11/08/11 by Mitch Pronschinske in News

Accuracy and performance of Google's Compact Language Detector

To get a sense of the accuracy and performance of Google's Compact Language Detector, I ran some tests against two other packages: Apache Tika,...

1 replies - 7624 views - 10/26/11 by Michael Mccandless in Articles