Despite its title, “DevOps for Developers” is an introductory level book for anyone interested in DevOps, focusing on three perspectives: Metrics and Measurement View, Process View and Technical View.
In his new article, Kevin T Smith focuses on the importance of Big Data Security and he discusses the evolution of Hadoop's security model. He addresses the current trends in Hadoop security implementations and provides an overview of the details of project Rhino aimed to improve the security capabilities of Hadoop and the Hadoop ecosystem.
David Josephsen recently published this book which contains best practices for building monitoring infrastructure, lessons in operational theory focused on the usage of Nagios, and practical guidance for implementing Nagios. David wrote the book in a way primarily useful for system engineers and enterprise architects, though it has information relevant to most roles in technology.
In this article, author Randal Hoff shows how to use Multi-Record Type pattern to provide both NoSQL and SQL access to c-treeACE data that combines multiple schemas in a single table.
The battle over security and performance is fought by security professionals and network administrators. These factions have to barter an uneasy truce for the organization to survive.
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
In this article, author Jonathan Ellis addresses common concerns of using Apache Cassandra database, in terms of architecture, deployment, configuration, performance, query language (CQL) & maturity. 11
In the world of application delivery, performance tuning still eludes the mainstream. InfoQ spoke to 5 luminaries of the performance monitoring space about it. The result was quite an active debate.
In this article, we'll explore some of the design considerations of distributed databases, and how they respond to network partitions. 3
In this issue Chris Williams tells the story of how Rafter grew from one developer taking care of system administration tasks to a full-fledged DevOps team that supports the whole business. 2
James Turnbull makes a compelling case for using Logstash for centralizing logging by explaining the implementation details of Logstash within the context of a logging project. 2