The little Big Data project that could
A new version of Apache Cassandra, offering features such as lightweight transactions, triggers, and CQL, announced this week.
Taking the biscuit
In a break from established procedure, Android names new system after Nestle treat - but should it have stuck with the less contentious Key Lime Pie?
In an interview with Business Insider, Iron.io CTO Travis Reeder revealed why he thinks Go could supplant Java. Here’s our two cents.
Spilling the beans
Why are exploits in Java becoming more common, even as layer permeability decreases?
Rocking your NoSQL foundations
In this interview, two of FoundationDB’s co-founders talk about what motivated them to shake up NoSQL as we know it, Death Stars, and their hopes for the future.
Diagrams to die for
We speak to one of the creators of a new service promising to simplify production of UML-compliant models.
Well played, Kiwis
To a chorus of glee from developers around the world, New Zealand makes the landmark decision to ban software patenting, on the grounds that software is not an invention.
Following slow progress, Project Jigsaw devs ditch four years’ work to take new “simplified approach”.
WORA for real this time?
Java is set for a GPU boost with the chip maker consortium announcing parallelism plans for the Java Virtual Machine.
With $25 million funding secured, we see what the Couchbase CEO has up his sleeve for the growing NoSQL database technology group.
United we stand
As of this week, 10gen are changing the name of their company to MongoDB Inc. in a bid to decisively unify the open-source database project with the company behind it.
EBS fails to bounce back
Users of Amazon’s cloud storage system were greeted with an unfortunately familiar scenario on Sunday when the service went down- the third such incident in two years.