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Lightbend Speaks to InfoQ on Their Acquisition of OpsClarity

by Michael Redlich Follow 6 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 329 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.

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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 329 Followers

Neo4j 3.1 Supports Causal Clustering and Security Enhancements

by Srini Penchikala Follow 15 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 329 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.

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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 217 Followers

Building a Scalable Minimum Viable Product

by Ben Linders Follow 12 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.

Architecture & Design Follow 768 Followers

A Sample Serverless Microservice Architecture from Autodesk

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 19, 2016

In the webcast entitled "What's Better Than Microservices? Serverless Microservices," Alan Williams (Autodesk), Asha Chakrabarty (Amazon) and Alan Ho (Apigee) discuss the architecture of a serverless microservice built with lambda functions with Apigee end-points running on AWS.

JavaScript Follow 139 Followers

Meteor 1.4 Release Updates Node and MongoDB

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 02, 2016

Version 1.4 of Meteor has been released, with major updates to Node and MongoDB. Zoltan Olah, Meteor's director of customer success, said the release "focuses on long term stability for the platform, continues our work to align Meteor with the wider JavaScript ecosystem, and positions us to work closer with the community than ever before."

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Basho Open Sources Time Series Database Riak TS 1.3

by Rags Srinivas Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 15, 2016

InfoQ's Rags Srinivas talks to Basho's CTO Dave McCrory about the open sourcing of Riak TS 1.3 which is geared to handle time series data.

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Apache TinkerPop Graduates to Top-Level Project

by Dylan Raithel Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 20, 2016 2

TinkerPop, a graph compute framework for OLTP and OLAP graph database and analytics processing graduated to top-level project with the Apache Software Foundation.

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Lessons Learned from Eight Years of Using NoSQL

by Srini Penchikala Follow 15 Followers on  May 09, 2016 1

NoSQL database adoption in a large organization takes significant effort and time for the transition from using relational database models to NoSQL databases. Mike Bowers, Enterprise Data Architect at LDS Church, spoke at the recent Enterprise Data World Conference about lessons learned from eight years of using NoSQL databases.

Development Follow 178 Followers

Neo4j 3.0 Released with Binary Communication Protocol and Standardised Drivers

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 26, 2016

Today at GraphConnect Europe 2016, Neo Technology announced the release of Neo4j 3.0, which includes a new binary protocol for transmitting data between server and client, and a new set of standardised drivers for interacting with the database, along with stored procedure support and higher performance and capacity. InfoQ spoke to Neo Technology to find out more.

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Rethink DB 2.3 Brings Network Encryption and ReQL Updates

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 12, 2016

RethinkDB has released version 2.3 of its open source database, bringing updates to JavaScript drivers and network encryption. Developer evangelist Ryan Paul says by including TLS support, the update -- named Fantasia -- enables "encryption on the wire for both the client driver protocol and communication between database servers in a cluster."

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RethinkDB Has Ported Their Database to Windows

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 13, 2016

RethinkDB has launched a Windows port of their database. This version of RethinkDB took a year of development, runs on Windows 64-bit and it is currently in beta.

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