In this article, based on a research study, author presents big data as a service-oriented and evolutionary case of disruptive IT-enabled services (IESs) rather than as datasets. Big data services emerge from combining diverse resources from an ecosystem of technologies, market needs, social actors, and other institutional contexts.
Suman Pradhan, who has worked in healthcare, financials and technology sectors, has written about developing the CORE (Consolidate, Optimize, Refresh and Enable) approach to helping architects and developers build sustainable solutions that match the business needs. In this article he discusses CORE and compares and contrasts with other software architectural techniques.
In this article, author discusses the evolving technologies like Machine Learning and Internet of Things and how to exploit them for data analytics. He also talks about how organizations can benefit from these new sources of information and intelligence embedded in their environments.
This article provides a 'hands on' tutorial demonstrating how to achieve the benefits of containers for your stateful services like databases, using Flocker, an open source project from ClusterHQ. 1
In an economy where apps have become the very heart and soul of almost any business, you have less than one second to impress a user - app performance is essential to ensure your user's experience.
Offline support for mobile applications can be thought of as the ability for the app to react gracefully to the lack of connectivity which is a common problem in the field of mobile app development. 2
Graph NoSQL databases support data models with connected data. In this article, author discusses security implications of graph databases in use cases like graph discovery and knowledge management.
When building a web application there are lot of choices for the database. In this article, author discusses why Neo4j is a good choice if data model contains lot of connected data and relationships.
This mobile explosion in Africa is creating a very large, low-cost distributed sensor network that has the potential to completely transform global health care.
Less than a year ago, Apple introduced Swift to the developer community. InfoQ caught up with Alex Blewitt, author of "Swift Essentials", a book on developing iOS apps using Swift.
In this article, Carlos Bueno describes a method for analyzing constraints on the shape and flow of data in systems. He also discusses details of two use cases, movie streaming and face recognition.
This article introduces gilt.com's ION-Roller continuous deployment application, which allows the company to operate a resilient cloud-based microservice platform utilising Scala, Docker and AWS. 9