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  • Transitioning from RDBMS to NoSQL. Interview with Couchbase’s Dipti Borkar

    by Abel Avram on  Sep 08, 2012 6

    While relational databases have been used for decades to store data, and they still represent a viable solution for many use cases, NoSQL is being chosen today especially for scalability and performance reasons. This article contains an interview with Dipti Borkar, Director of Product Management at Couchbase, on the challenges, benefits and the process of migrating from RDBMS to NoSQL.

  • The Contradictions of Technical Recruitment

    by Huw Lloyd on  Aug 27, 2012 6

    Huw Lloyd identifies key interrelated contradictions of technical recruitment that implicate the desire for team cohesion, effectiveness and development. The normal methods of recruitment are questioned on the basis of numerous psychological insights, leading to compelling reasons to shift the focus towards greater interpersonal collaboration along with some pointers for how to achieve this.

  • Interview with Arun Murthy on Apache YARN

    by Boris Lublinsky on  Aug 17, 2012 1

    Apache Hadoop YARN – a new Hadoop resource manager - has just been promoted to a high level Hadoop subproject. InfoQ had the chance to discuss YARN with Arun Murthy - founder and architect at Hortonworks.

Book on Solving Enterprise Applications Performance Puzzles by Leonid Grinshpan

Posted by Michael Stal on  Feb 29, 2012

The book "Solving Enterprise Applications Performance Puzzles" by Leonid Grinshpan explains how to boost the performance of enterprise applications. 3

Interview and Book Review: The CERT Oracle Secure Coding Standard for Java

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Feb 15, 2012

"The CERT Oracle Secure Coding Standard for Java" book covers the rules for secure coding using Java programming language. InfoQ spoke with book authors on how these rules can help Java developers.

Interview and Book Review: Programming Concurrency on the JVM

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Jan 10, 2012

InfoQ spoke with book author Venkat Subramaniam about strategies and design approaches for programming concurrency on JVM and hardware capabilities to achieve concurrency. 4

Book Review and Excerpt: Scalability Rules

Posted by Jeevak Kasarkod on  Aug 05, 2011

Scalability Rules is a handy reference for experienced and novice IT personnel containing a compilation of 50 rules for scaling based on experience garnered at eBay and Salesforce among others. 1

Book Review: DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OS X and FreeBSD

Posted by Alex Blewitt on  Aug 03, 2011

"DTrace: Dynamic Tracing in Oracle Solaris, Mac OSX and FreeBSD" is written by Brendan Gregg and Jim Mauro, both expert users in DTrace and the Solaris Internals from Prentice Hall.

New book - Individuals and Interactions: An Agile Guide

Posted by Shane Hastie on  Jul 18, 2011

Ken Howard and Barry Rogers have written a book that focuses on the first value from the Agile Manifesto. They provide advice, tools and techniques to help teams and individuals improve interactions. 2

Interview and Book Excerpt: CMMI for Services

Posted by Jeevak Kasarkod on  Jul 14, 2011

CMMI for Services(CMMI-SVC)is a process improvement framework for service providers. InfoQ spoke to Eileen Forrester, co-author of CMMI for Services: Guidelines for Superior Service Edition 2.

Interview and Book Excerpt: CERT Resilience Management Model

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  May 30, 2011

InfoQ spoke with Rich Caralli from SEI's Resilient Enterprise Management Team about Resilience Management Model used for managing operational resilience in complex, risk-evolving environments.

Interview and Book Excerpt: Dan Haywood's Domain-Driven Design Using Naked Objects

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Mar 31, 2011

In this article, InfoQ spoke with Dan Haywood, author of Domain-Driven Design Using Naked Objects book, about the book, Naked Objects framework and its recent submission to be part of Apache. 5

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