GridGain recently announced the In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop, offering the benefits of in-memory computing to Hadoop based applications. It includes two components: an in-memory file system and a MapReduce implementation. InfoQ spoke with Nikita Ivanov, CTO of GridGain about the architecture of the product.
This article examines the attributes needed to make an application delivery controller suited for SaaS and cloud-based Web properties and how these attributes map to the unique requirements of cloud-based application service providers.
Scott Ambler discusses a recent mini-survey designed to find out how TDD is being used in practice. He examines the state of practice and what techniques and tools are being used with TDD.
What do you need to properly administer you database from conception to production? Yaniv Yehuda talks about some of the challenges that developers are often not even aware of.
Building Android and iOS applications using JavaFX, now included in Java 8, is a game changer for JavaFX. In this article we will show how to develop and upload JavaFX Applications on Android devices. 8
Lisette Sutherland and Elinor Slomba are sharing stories on working in remote teams. They show how remote teams collaborate, bridge distance, build trust and get things done together.
Chris Swan presents an overview of the Docker journey so far and where it is headed along with its growing ecosystem of tools for orchestration, composition and scaling. 2
At the recent Agile Australia InfoQ spoke to Nigel Dalton about social experiments in modern management, applying Lean, Agile and Systems Thinking to workplaces and disruptive innovation.
In this article, author talks about how to improve the accuracy of software development effort estimations. He also discusses how to measure and predict productivity.
Apache CouchDB is a Document NoSQL database that uses JSON for storing documents. In this article, Jan Lehnardt gives an overview of CouchDB, its architecture and what problems it aims to solve. 1