Comfort in sound
SoundCloud has the ability to access and analyze all its huge volumes of user data, generated by 200 million people per month. This ability means that the company can get…
Lambdas in the house
With the proliferation of data sources and growing user bases, the amount of data generated requires new ways for storage and processing. Hadoop opened new possibilities, yet…
Days of Future Past
We’ve rounded up some pretty canny people from the sector to forecast their expectations for Java in 2014 and resolutions, for the months ahead, as well as personal highs…
A shoe for every foot
The need to operate terabyte-size databases becomes very common these days. Unless you have implemented architectures that use NoSQL databases and frameworks that support…
That was the year that was
Is the past year best forgotten for Oracle? We take a look at the highs and lows of the Javasphere over the past 12 months.
Not so quackers
What is Paho? In the Maori language, paho means "broadcast, make widely known, announce" -- and in this talk, Andy would like to make sure that more people get to know about…
The user's context matters
How can we take the principles of design and stretch them to examine the intangible aspects of UX?
Pour some sugar on me
The Raspberry Pi has caused a huge wave of interest amongst developers, providing an ARM powered single board computer running a full Linux distro off an SD card and all for…
This should function as a good introduction
Patrick Brisbin on the benefits of using a pure functional language for creating real-world web sites.
Lourens Naudé explains how ZeroMQ allows scalable, extendable and less painful distributed systems for all.
Getting them in order
Per-tenant resource management can help ensure that collocated tenants peacefully share computational resources based on individual quotas. This session begins with a…
Glad tidings to all devs
Wishing you all a great festive season and a happy new year! Normal service resumes tomorrow.