A total of approximately 480 JIRA tickets is what it takes to update Apache Hive to Version 1.2. The data warehouse software for Apache Hadoop has already reached its third release of the year, with the Hive community continuing its growth.
The first stable drop from Reactive Streams has landed, with version 1.0.0 available for immediate use. All the time spent discussing, debating, programming and testing has led to an asynchronous stream solution for “back pressure”.
A nod to Hibernate, Java 8 concurrency and the challenge of Java Deathmatch are on the agenda in the latest edition of Thorben Janssen’s Java Weekly, featuring the week’s hottest links, tutorials and updates from the Java world.
Almost everything in IT looks different today and is the result of constant change. In his keynote speech at last year’s W-JAX has Michael T. Nygard from Cognitect, Inc. dealt with this “Big Rethink” and attempts to answer the following: what role will IT play in the future?
Unpredictable, even damaging events occur frequently in agile software projects. In Part 2 of his article dealing with Antifragility, Gerrit Beine looks at the options we have when it comes to agility.
Most programmers form very strong opinions on their choice of tools. But before you make your mind up, you need to know what other programming toolkits are out there.
The JAX London returns this October, bringing Java, JVM and enterprise professionals together in an event brimming with the most respected thinkers and brightest minds. Tickets are now available which include full access to Big Data Con London.
Unpredictable, even damaging events occur frequently in agile software projects. This type of event is noted by Nassim Nicholas Taleb as a Black Swan, and we can make use of these events by harnessing Antifragility.
In his book about the human side of open source development, Karl Fogel stresses the importance of having your project out in the open from Day 1 to avoid the difficulties associated with the transition from closed to open sourced enterprise.
To wrap up our spotlight on Agile this week, Tomas Rybing is back with another look at the #NoEstimates movement and a review of the book that could propel the philosophy forward.
What are the factors that can influence team members and their coding abilities? How can an agile framework breakdown in terms of produced software quality? We investigate academic literature to find the results.
For the final part of Matti Tahvonen’s series on Vaadin web apps, we get the scoop on data binding and structuring your UI code.
Although Facebook famously ditched Cassandra to use HBase for its messenger service, the NoSQL database remains largely overlooked. Ubeeko CEO Ghislain Mazars takes a look under the hood of HBase features.
For the annual “State of Agile Survey” users of Agile methods were questioned about their experience with and the benefits of the process. This recent report also raises questions that are gaining traction with Agile Manifesto authors such as Andy Hunt.