Spark SQL, part of Apache Spark big data framework, is used for structured data processing and allows running SQL like queries on Spark data. In this article, Srini Penchikala discusses Spark SQL module and how it simplifies running data analytics using SQL interface. He also talks about the new features in Spark SQL, like DataFrames and JDBC data sources.
In the book reinventing organizations Frederic Laloux researched 12 organizations who use fundamentally new ways to manage work and their employees. InfoQ interviewed Frederic about how evolutionary-teal organizations manage themselves, practices for start-ups, self-organizing organizations, renewing approaches for managing performance of employees and results from evolutionary-teal organizations.
Assuring compliance across an enterprise needs a holistic approach for defining process & system controls. This article covers a new pattern-based framework to manage process compliance requirements.
Arquillian is an integration and functional testing platform that can be used for Java middleware testing. InfoQ spoke with Dan Allen about the framework features and future roadmap.
InfoQ spoke with Rich Caralli from SEI's Resilient Enterprise Management Team about Resilience Management Model used for managing operational resilience in complex, risk-evolving environments.
Roopesh Shenoy demonstrates building a PostgreSql provider for the Microsoft Sync Framework. 7
SpringSource's Rossen Stoyanchev introduces the Spring MVC REST features available in Spring 3 in the context of JAX-RS. 32
InfoQ spoke with Jaroslav Tulach about his latest book Practical API Design. We are also making an excerpt from the book available for our readers.
Billy McCafferty presents S#arp Architecture, an ASP.NET MVC framework meant to leverage current best practices in architecting ASP.NET web applications. 6
What do enterprise developers need, that they're not getting from their tools today? Based on the answers to that question, we can look at whether Ruby currently has anything valuable to offer. 20