Sock it to 'em
How does the new Java API for WebSockets compare to the Atmosphere framework? Jean Francis Arcand compares the two.
A look at some of the design and implementation strategies you can employ when building a Neo4j-based graph database solution, including architectural choices, data modelling,…
Hanging on the telephone
Time to embrace some new features
Start using Douglas Crockford's Object.create method, now supported by all modern browsers.
Practical Lessons from Big Science
The Large Hadron Collider experiments manage tens of petabytes of data spread across hundreds of data centres. Managing and processing this volume required significant…
Groovy is not a newcomer to the arena of alternative languages for the JVM. With over 1.7 million downloads a year, it's clearly ahead of the pack. But what makes it a great…
This is not just science - this is big data science
Now spreadsheet users can tap into the capabilities of major programming languages! Agust Egilsson and Kris Tholeiffsson show us how.
The more you know...
You might assume that lambda expressions are simply a more syntactically compact form of inner classes, but, in fact, the implementation of lambda expressions is substantially…
King of Silicon Alley
We meet the king of the Silicon Alley startup scene to discuss NoSQL, breaking records, and why he believes the success of the humongous database is down to more than just…
TUTORIAL: Centralise your Big Data
A practical introduction to the Federation plugin by Alvaro Videla, author of 'RabbitMQ in Action'.
This session explains why emerging language implementations are becoming more common and more feasible to implement on the JVM with satisfactory performance. It tells you how…
A closer look at query optimization with a focus on queries with GROUP BY and ORDER BY, from Percona consultant Alexander Rubin.