BT

New Early adopter or innovator? InfoQ has been working on some new features for you. Learn more

Data Science Follow 187 Followers

Southbank Software Introduces dbKoda, an Open Source Database Development Tool for MongoDB

by Michael Redlich Follow 5 Followers on  Sep 13, 2017 1

Southbank Software recently released its initial offering of dbKoda version 0.6.0, an open source MongoDB development tool written entirely in JavaScript. Guy Harrison, CTO at Southbank Software spoke to InfoQ about dbKoda.

Architecture & Design Follow 431 Followers

QCon New York 2017: Scaling Event Sourcing for Netflix Downloads

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 23, 2017

Phillipa Avery, senior software engineer at Netflix, and Robert Reta, senior software engineer at Netflix, presented their Cassandra-backed event sourcing architecture at QCon New York 2017. Currently, it powers the download feature in Netflix, and was summarised as something which improved the flexibility, reliability, scalability and debuggability of their services.

Cloud Follow 42 Followers

Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) Released in Preview: In-Memory Cache for Read-Intensive Workloads

by Daniel Bryant Follow 37 Followers on  May 16, 2017

AWS has released Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) in preview, a fully managed write-through caching service that sits logically in front of DynamoDB tables in order to improve performance for read-intensive workloads. DAX is API-compatible with DynamoDB, meaning that existing applications will not have to be re-written to take advantage of DAX.

Development Follow 83 Followers

MongoDB Atlas Expands AWS Footprint

by Alex Giamas Follow 3 Followers on  May 02, 2017

MongoDB, as one of the most popular NoSQL databases and a non-relational database used in many cases in Web based systems, has grown along side PaaS and IaaS providers' growth. DBaaS with MongoDB as the backing database is available since early versions on Heroku. MongoDB Atlas has just announced availability in 14 AWS regions with local storage available in Americas, EMEA and APAC.

Java Follow 203 Followers

Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference 2017: Day One Recap

by Michael Redlich Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 24, 2017

Day One of the 12th annual Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference was held on Tuesday, April 18 in Philadelphia, PA. This two-day event included keynotes by Blair MacIntyre (augmented reality pioneer) and Scott Hanselman (podcaster), and featured speakers Monica Beckwith (JVM consultant at Oracle), Yehuda Katz (co-creator of Ember.js), and Jessica Kerr (lead engineer at Atomist).

Architecture & Design Follow 431 Followers

Causal Consistency for Large Neo4j Clusters

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 15, 2017

Jim Webber, chief scientist at Neo4J Technology, explored how Neo4J implements causal consistency at QCon London 2017. The presentation included a high-level overview of Neo4J’s clustering architecture, its implementation of consensus using Raft, and a pattern called bookmarking used to achieve read-after-write consistency.

Data Science Follow 187 Followers

FaunaDB: A New Distributed Database from the Team That Scaled Twitter

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 24, 2017

Former technical leaders from Twitter and Couchbase have created FaunaDB, a new general-purpose database.

Cloud Follow 42 Followers

Amazon Adds Time to Live (TTL) Support to AWS DynamoDB

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Mar 18, 2017

In a recent blog post, Amazon announced changes to its NoSQL database service, DynamoDB, that includes support for Time to Live (TTL) on data stored in the service. Deleting data, based upon time-based thresholds, provides opportunities for organizations to reduce storage costs for data that decreases in value over time.

Java Follow 203 Followers

Lightbend Speaks to InfoQ on Their Acquisition of OpsClarity

by Michael Redlich Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 24, 2017

Nine months after acquiring BoldRadius, Lightbend announced their acquisition of OpsClarity, a company specializing in monitoring reactive applications. InfoQ interviewed Mark Brewer, president and CEO at Lightbend and Alan Ngai, co-founder of OpsClarity and now VP of cloud services at Lightbend to learn more about this new partnership.

Data Science Follow 187 Followers

Apache HBase 1.3 Ships with Multiple Performance Improvements

by Alexandre Rodrigues Follow 0 Followers on  Jan 30, 2017

Apache HBase 1.3.0 was released mid-January 2017 and ships with support for date-based tiered compaction and improvements in multiple areas, like write-ahead log (WAL), and a new RPC scheduler, among others. The release includes almost 1,700 resolved issues in total.

Development Follow 83 Followers

Kuzzle – An On-Premises Document Back-End

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jan 12, 2017

Kuzzle is a document back-end that can run on-premises or in the cloud. The company behind this platform has recently announced the enterprise version of their solution during CES 2017.

Data Science Follow 187 Followers

Neo4j 3.1 Supports Causal Clustering and Security Enhancements

by Srini Penchikala Follow 12 Followers on  Dec 31, 2016

The latest version of Graph NoSQL database Neo4j introduces causal clustering and new security architecture. Neo4j team recently released version 3.1 of the graph database. Other new features include database kernel improvements and a Schema Viewer.

Data Science Follow 187 Followers

Julien Le Dem on the Future of Column-Oriented Data Processing with Apache Arrow

by Alexandre Rodrigues Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 08, 2016 1

Julien Le Dem, the PMC chair of the Apache Arrow project, presented on Data Eng Conf NY on the future of column-oriented data processing. Apache Arrow is an open-source standard for columnar in-memory execution. InfoQ interviewed Le Dem to find out the differences between Arrow and Parquet.

Data Science Follow 187 Followers

Couchbase 4.6 Developer Preview Released, Adds Real-Time Connectors for Apache Spark 2.0 and Kafka

by Alexandre Rodrigues Follow 0 Followers on  Nov 28, 2016

Couchbase 4.6 Developer Preview features full text search improvements, cross data center replication with globally-ordered conflict resolution and connectors for real-time analytics technologies: one for Spark 2.0 and the other for Kafka.

Culture & Methods Follow 108 Followers

Building a Scalable Minimum Viable Product

by Ben Linders Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 29, 2016 1

Scalability should be considered when developing a Minimum Viable Product (MVP). An MVP needs to be technically scalable and you need to have a plan on how to scale quickly when your MVP attracts many users and becomes successful. Knowing your possible performance bottlenecks and using common sense while developing your MVP will get you very far, says Erik Duindam, CTO at Unboxd.

Login to InfoQ to interact with what matters most to you.


Recover your password...

Follow

Follow your favorite topics and editors

Quick overview of most important highlights in the industry and on the site.

Like

More signal, less noise

Build your own feed by choosing topics you want to read about and editors you want to hear from.

Notifications

Stay up-to-date

Set up your notifications and don't miss out on content that matters to you

BT