This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon San Francisco 2015 as blogged and tweeted by QCon's 1,300 attendees. Over the course of the next 4 months, InfoQ will be publishing most of the conference sessions online, including 10 video interviews that were recorded by the InfoQ editorial team.
Data Lake-as-a-Service solutions provide big data processing in the cloud for faster business outcomes in a very cost effective way. InfoQ spoke with Lovan Chetty and Hannah Smalltree from Cazena team about how Data Lake as a Service works.
In this article, author Oleksii Tymchenko discusses a bio-informatic software as a service (SaaS) product called Chorus, which was built as a public data warehousing and analytical platform for mass spectrometry data. Other features of the product include real-time visualization of raw mass-spec data.
Find out what's new in Kubernetes V1 with a Jenkins example in Google Container Engine. V1 brings enterprise-level capabilities such as self healing, service discovery, dynamic DNS, resource quotas.
A new Eclipse Oozie plugin allows to significantly simplify implementation of Oozie processes by allowing to define them graphically. An article introduces plugin and provides an example of its usage. 1
ColumnarStore can offer performance improvements over traditional tables, but aren’t always faster. Aleksandr Shavlyuga explores the power, and limitations of SQL Server’s ColumnStore Indexes.
The authors discuss an approach that uses TCP SYN packets for OS ﬁngerprinting to detect the presence of unauthorized OSs in an enterprise. 3
In this article, author Carlos Bueno discusses the strategies for estimating the server capacity for big data projects and initiatives, with the help of two case studies.
This article covers machine learning and cognitive computing, and how they are related to artificial intelligence (AI). Panelists discuss how this technology is applied in digital marketing space.
This series explores some of the patterns of behavior of healthy organizations through testimonies from their practitioners and through analysis by consultants in the field.
Author discusses how to design an Internet-connected garage door opener ("IoT opener") to be secure and the security infrastructure for IoT devices, like authentication & access policy enforcement. 1
In this article Vijay Algarasan, a Principal Architect at Asurion, discusses how he and his teams have encountered microservices at various engagements and some lessons they have learned as a result. 7