Technology professionals have always fought an unrelenting war not dissimilar to feud between the Hatfields and McCoys – a continuous conflict with no winners. In the world of IT, this is a battle over security and performance fought by security professionals and network administrators. These two factions have always had to barter and maintain an uneasy truce in organizations in order to survive.
Paul Dix leads a practical exploration into Big Data in this video training series. The first five lessons of the training span multiple server systems with a focus on the end to end processing of large quantities of XML data from real Stack Exchange posts. He completes the training with a lesson on developing visualizations for gaining insights from the macro level analysis of Big Data.
Kai Wähner explains the differences between an integration framework, an ESB and a suite, following with advice for selecting the right one from existing commercial and open source solutions. 19
This article (the second in a four-part series) focuses on the design of a hypermedia server based on the API designed for the class scheduling problem domain outlined in part one of the series. 1
This article (the first in a four-part series) focuses on the design of a hypermedia type, by mapping a particular problem domain to hypermedia messages, as a basis for the API. 1
A problem with WCF development is the proxy generator, which gives you nothing but simple DTOs. This article shows how to bypass the proxy generator so that your client and server can share code. 1
Insights from Demis Bellot on the motivation behind ServiceStack, design choices made in the project, as well as the role Microsoft and Mono play in future of open source .NET. (Part 2)
Insights from Demis Bellot on the motivation behind ServiceStack, design choices made in the project, as well as the role Microsoft and Mono play in future of open source .NET. (Part 1) 1
AWS provides two services - Amazon Simple Notification Service and Amazon Simple Queue Service. This article shows how to combine them to build a flexible pub/sub service 1
Spring Integration in Action book covers Spring Integration framework which provides an implementation of Enterprise Integration Patterns. InfoQ spoke with authors about the book and the framework.
Scalatra is a lightweight but full-featured MVC framework with a lively community and having started as a port of Sinatra it has gained capabilities such as an Atmosphere integration and Akka support. 2