Differential privacy leapt from research papers to tech news headlines last year when, in the WWDC keynote, Apple VP of Engineering Craig Federighi announced Apple’s use of the concept to protect user privacy in iOS. This article gives a definition of differential privacy and example of differentially private algorithms.
Go in Action is a new book from Manning that aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to Go, both its syntax and implementation, and its most common idioms. InfoQ has spoken with William Kennedy, author of the book.
An interview with Google's William Vambenepe, who's lead product manager for Big Data services, to ask him about the shift from products to services when working with Big Data.
During JUDCon China 2012 Red Hat's Aleš Justin introduced Project CapeDwarf, a Google AppEngine API implemented with JBoss and other open source libraries. We spoke to him afterwards to find out more.
"How Google Tests Software" is an informative and interesting look beneath the covers of how a large technical organization like Google deals with the complexity of software testing. 1
Google has previewed Dart, a new language with a VM but also a JS compiler. InfoQ looks beyond the grammar at Dart's contributions for building apps: Snapshots, Isolates, Modularity. 1
Tim Smith introduces the licenses offered by Oracle/Sun and Microsoft, with a focus on how they may affect third party implementation such as Google’s Android platform. 9
Sourav Mazumder explores what NoSQL databases are, how they fit into Enterprise IT, challenges facing enterprise adoption, choosing an appropriate NoSQL database, and NoSQL database adoption advice. 15
InfoQ takes a look at how a combo of Clojure and Google AppEngine (GAE) powers a new online project management tool, how Clojure integrates with GAE's key/value store, and the power of LISP. 5
William El Kaim describes an Open Cloud Model driven by an independent user community to define it further. He also defines the SHINE principles for transforming IT into BT (Business Technology). 3
Answering: What are the cloud computing benefits, public or private clouds, providing infrastructure or a platform, how can a client enforce regulatory compliance, and others.