Overall the book is a quick read that provides some useful insights and potential starting points for enterprise practitioners and technical managers in medium to large enterprises where development and operations are still very defensive towards each other (often driven by conflicting goals) and where a blame culture reigns.
This article discusses what stream processing is, how it fits into a big data architecture with Hadoop and a data warehouse (DWH), when stream processing makes sense, and what technologies and products you can choose from.
GridGain recently announced the In-Memory Accelerator for Hadoop, offering the benefits of in-memory computing to Hadoop based applications. It includes two components: an in-memory file system and a MapReduce implementation. InfoQ spoke with Nikita Ivanov, CTO of GridGain about the architecture of the product.
This article examines the attributes needed to make an application delivery controller for SaaS and how these attributes map to the unique requirements of cloud-based application service providers.
What do you need to properly administer you database from conception to production? Yaniv Yehuda talks about some of the challenges that developers are often not even aware of.
Chris Swan presents an overview of the Docker journey so far and where it is headed along with its growing ecosystem of tools for orchestration, composition and scaling. 2
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.
Peter Neumark from Prezi talks about the importance of deciding what development standards to adopt and to detect when they're past their expiry date.
Taste Test, by Matt Jaynes, is a book that uses a simple scenario to compare Ansible, SaltStack, Chef and Puppet. InfoQ talked with Matt to know more about his thoughts on configuration management.
This article summarizes the key takeaways and highlights from QCon New York 2014 as blogged and tweeted by attendees.
Configuration management tools are a hot topic on IT. InfoQ reached out to users of each of the major tools (Ansible, CFEngine, Chef, Puppet and SaltStack) to ask them about their experiences.
How should organizations plan for a cloud environment and optimize it for efficiency at scale? InfoQ reached out to 3 leading cloud practitioners to uncover practical advice on this topic.