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  • The Secrets of Database Change Deployment Automation

    by Yaniv Yehuda on  Feb 07, 2014 6

    Yaniv Yehuda looks at the challenges involved in automating database deployments and offer suggestions based on Agile and DevOps concepts.

  • Virtual Roundtable: The Future of PaaS in Cloud Computing

    by Richard Seroter on  Feb 05, 2014

    There has been a raging debate about PaaS and whether it is still a valuable part of a cloud portfolio, so InfoQ reached out to four leaders in the cloud domain (cloud advocate Krish Subramanian, cloud developer Dan Turkenkopf, cloud executive JP Morgenthal, and cloud expert James Urquhart) for their opinions on the future of PaaS.

  • Building Applications With Hadoop

    by Roopesh Shenoy on  Jan 30, 2014

    When building applications using Hadoop, it is common to have input data from various sources coming in various formats. In his presentation, “New Tools for Building Applications on Apache Hadoop”, Eli Collins overviews how to build better products with Hadoop and various tools that can help, such as Apache Avro, Apache Crunch, Cloudera ML and the Cloudera Development Kit.

Interview with Raffi Krikorian on Twitter's Infrastructure

Posted by Xuefeng Ding on  Jan 19, 2014

Raffi Krikorian, Vice President of Platform Engineering at Twitter, gives an insight on how Twitter prepares for unexpected traffic peaks and how system architecture is designed to support failure. 1

Monty Taylor and Jim Blair on CI and Test Automation at OpenStack

Posted by Sai Yang on  Dec 29, 2013

Monty Taylor and James Blair talk about the build and test challenges they face at OpenStack, and how they managed to tackle them.

Building a Real-time, Personalized Recommendation System with Kiji

Posted by Jon Natkins on  Dec 26, 2013

Jon Natkins explains in this article how to create a personalized recommendation system fed with large amounts of real-time data using Kiji, which leverages HBase, Avro, Map-Reduce and Scalding.

The Perfect Dev/Test Lab: 10 Principles that make it Possible

Posted by Rami Tamir on  Dec 12, 2013

Software can take inordinate amounts of time to develop and test. With the cloud, achieving hyper-agile software development is feasible with these key principles for building a next-gen dev/test lab.

DevOps @ large investment bank

Posted by Niek Bartholomeus on  Dec 11, 2013

In this article we hear a very personal story on introducing a DevOps mindset at a large bank. In particular how the automation of configuration and release management processes enabled collaboration.

BYOC and the Rise of Hybrid Cloud

Posted by Chris Smith on  Nov 30, 2013

Chris Smith offers insights on how to leverage the increasing employee adoption of cloud services (Bring Your Own Cloud) to perform their work. Understanding the risks and benefits becomes essential.

Agility, Big Data, and Analytics

Posted by Ken Collier on  Nov 27, 2013

How do you bringing agility into big data? Learn what makes analytics uniquely different than application development, and how to adapt agile principles and practices to the nuances of analytics.

Costin Leau on Elasticsearch, BigData and Hadoop

Posted by Srini Penchikala on  Nov 15, 2013

Elasticsearch is an open source, distributed real-time search and analytics engine for the cloud. InfoQ spoke with Costin Leau about Elasticsearch and how it integrates with Hadoop and Big Data.

Deploying it right with AppVeyor CI and PowerShell

Posted by Feodor Fitsner on  Oct 30, 2013

Deploying real applications is hard. Questions arise when there are Registry settings, custom folders structure, or web clusters. Here we look for answers using PowerShell and AppVeyor CI.

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