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SCALABILITY: . In a new research report, Gartner advises clients to consider the “avant-garde” of new relational databases from vendors like MemSQL, NuoDB, and VoltDB when projects call for large amounts of scalability and elasticity on industry-standard hardware, while retaining the precepts of relational tables and SQL. Read moreScale, Flexibility Place New Demands on Databases

BIG DATA: Success Stories Beyond Hadoop. John Schroeder, co-founder and CEO of MapR, is one of the big names of the Big Data revolution and a key provider and enabler of many of its biggest success stories. In a recent interview, Schroeder talks about the big data industry, their business, the most interesting use cases and his views on the future. Read more

DOCUMENT DATABASES: Making NoSQL Scale Better On Hadoop. Document databases are an integral part of the application stack, but they often have scalability issues and they tend to end up off to the side of the Hadoop systems that are increasingly being used as a the repository of record for all kinds of data. Ideally, customers want an analytics system that can store data in various formats, all on the same Hadoop cluster and all with the same underlying scalability of Hadoop. Read more

ENTERPRISE APPS: What are Oracle and SAP’s Vision of the Future of Enterprise Apps? Despite considerable headwinds, Oracle and SAP have their own strategies for the future of applications. Here’s how the two giants are approaching enterprise apps. Read more


PHP: PHP 7.0 Boosts Speed and Security: What You Need to Know. The release of PHP 7.0 and Zend Engine 3 bring a wide variety of speed improvements and modernization to the popular server-side scripting language. Here’s what you need to know. Read more

JAVA: The Missing Features. A look at some of the “missing features” of Java, as well as the work, if any, to remediate those. Read more

ANGULAR: Upgrading Apps to Angular 2 Using ngUpgrade. Earlier this year the Angular team made an official announcement in which they talk about upgrade strategies. First implementations of ngUpgrade have now landed in the code base. Find out what you can do to prepare for an upgrade, and how to use ngUpgrade to upgrade an application to Angular 2. Read more

WORDPRESS: Gets a New Face and Joins the JavaScript Age. In late November, the popular blogging site unveiled a new admin interface for managing blogs, posting content, and reading other people’s sites. If you’re a regular user, you’ll notice a new look and feel. If you’re a code geek, you’ll notice something more remarkable below the surface: JavaScript instead of PHP. If you run the open source version of WordPress on your own server, you can activate the new interface on your own site through the plugin Jetpack. Automattic, the company behind – the commercial version of WordPress – also released a WordPress application for Macintosh OS X. And it made available the code that powers the new interface as open source software for everyone. Read more


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