Enterprises want early and frequent customer feedback to be able to understand their needs and be able to deliver products that create value for them. Brian Murray explains how Yammer uses Minimum Viable Products to test their business customer hypotheses, and why they focus so much attention on the architecture of their products.
Peter Kriens announced his return to the OSGi Alliance, where he served as director for 11 years until early 2012. InfoQ caught up with Peter to discuss his return and latest project jpm4j.
Web services offer distinct opportunities for real-time innovation, but requires new standards in the way APIs are secured and managed at the B2B enterprise gateway level.
In Part 2 of this article the author takes a look at how the transaction system is implemented, the role of the administrative layer, how all components work together and what to expect in the future. 1
Many articles describe how a poorly tuned garbage collector can bring an application's SLA to its knees. The G1 collector replaces the conventional algorithms with a concept of “regions” 4
In Part 1 of this article the author introduces NuoDB and some of its main features: 3-tiered architecture, nodes are equal peers, Atoms, and versioning and concurrency system. 8
Although Hadoop is a set of an open source Apache (and now GitHub) projects, there are currently a large number of alternatives for installing a version of Hadoop and realizing big data processes. 1
The main takeway points and lessons learned from QCon New York 2013 as seen by the many attendees who blogged about QCon. Experience QCon through the opinions of the attendees! 1
Zato is an open-source ESB and application server written in Python. It is designed to integrate systems in SOA and to build backend applications (i.e. API only). 1