Apache CouchDB is an open source 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 and why it is different from all other databases.
The Incremental Commitment Spiral Model describes a process model generator. InfoQ interviewed the authors about the principles underlying the Incremental Commitment Spiral Model (ICSM), applying the ICSM, benefits that organization can get from it, and how organizations can use the ICSM to determine under what conditions to use software-intensive agile frameworks like Scrum, DSDM, SAFe, or DAD.
There's recently been a lot of discussion about the convergence of SOA Governance and API Management. Services and APIs appear to deal with similar concerns, but historically the approach & philosophy has been different. Is there convergence and how? InfoQ spoke to a panel of SOA Governance and API Management experts to garner their views.
The third article from a series on Leading Self-Organising Teams covers what it means to lead a self-organising team.
User Experience is part of a collaborative, self-contained and balanced team that has all the necessary roles to be wholly responsible for building the right thing, and building the thing right.
At the recent Agile Australia conference InfoQ interviewed Renee Troughton about the theme of the conference, her experiences with large scale agile adoption and non-violent communication.
Practical Cassandra: A Developer's Approach book is a developer's guide to build applications using Cassandra NoSQL database. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and data modeling in Cassandra.
While both API and SOA have similar business and technical goals, many API proponents continue to describe APIs as a significantly different approach with little connection to SOA. 1
InfoQ interviewed Sander Hoogendoorn, author of the book This is Agile, about managing agile projects, balancing the work in iterations, and different kinds of agile approaches.
In this installment of our .NET Open Source series we talk to Thomas Imart. His library, Tweetinvi, is designed to make working with Twitter’s Stream API easier to use.
In this IEEE article, authors provide an overview of current technologies for crowdsourcing in software development. They talk about the current practice and trends in collaborative platforms.
The Agile India 2014 conference was held in Bangalore at the end of February. Naresh and Pramod wrote this summary of the conference.