The SQL language has been evolving steadily over the last two decades. At the same time, the verbosity caused by the JDBC API in Java client code and the lack of first class SQL support within the Java language have led to the introduction of ORMs such as Hibernate, which was later standardised into JPA and the Criteria API.If SQL and JPA are diverging, where will our data interaction patterns go?
Often, requirements elicited from stakeholders describe a system’s functionality but fail to address qualities such as performance, reliability, & availability. Documenting these requirements is often overlooked because there are implicit assumptions that the system will perform to expected levels. This article describes a process developed on the idea of persona sketches to address this problem.
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon San Francisco 2013 as blogged and tweeted by attendees. Over the course of the next 4 months, InfoQ will be publishing most of the conference sessions online, including 19 video interviews that were recorded by the InfoQ editorial team. The publishing schedule can be found on the QCon San Francisco web site.
We demonstrate how to build a RESTful API on top of CQRS systems. The result joins HTTP semantics and REST style with distributed computing concerns such as eventual consistency and concurrency. 4
In this article, author talks about the need for change in predictive modeling focus and compares four types of data mining:algorithm mining, landscape mining, decision mining and discussion mining.
Sometimes memory profiling is better than execution profiling for finding execution hot spots. In this article Kirk Pepperdine talks through some indicators for determining when to use which profiler 7
This article discusses the phenomena of Business Architecture considering both its subject and discipline.
This article will take you through creating a simple RESTful web service with Spring Boot and Aerospike, a distributed and replicated in-memory NoSQL database.
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.
Victor Savkin presents in detail the pros and cons of using Backbone.js and Angular.js to create web applications, comparing the two frameworks with each other. 5
We mostly ship software by date, prioritizing what we think is important, and shipping once out app passes a certain quality level. But can we tell the readiness status of our application?
In this article, a panel of experts discuss the important aspects of software analytics. Topics covered include what software analytics mean to developers, practitioners, and information analysts.