Couchbase Server 4.0 Lets SQL Users Take A Seat
Couchbase's new SQL-compatible query language bridges the gap to JSON. Couchbase executives say this enables developers who are familiar with SQL and tools built for SQL, such as Excel, to work with NoSQL.
Global Data Collection Presents Big Challenges
Today's global businesses depend on data, but there are more laws and customs about data privacy than there are countries in the world. The rules are in constant flux. That means it isn't always easy to get reliable data. Here's a look at some of the challenges, region by region.
Compliance Project Leads Bakery To An IT Overhaul
When faced with new compliance requirements, small business owner Cyril Cohen took application development into his own hands. The project ultimately led to a complete revamp of the IT infrastructure for his commercial bakery. See what it's all about, and how this approach could work for your business.
Linux Foundation: Open Source Code Worth $5B
In an effort to place a more definitive financial value on open source code, the Linux Foundation has released a report that estimates the development costs of its Collaborative Projects.
Google, NASA Bet On Quantum Computing
Organizations such as NASA and Google continue to invest in quantum computing even while questions are asked about whether it exists. Can a company called D-Wave deliver?
MapR Drafts JSON To Work With Hadoop
Adding JSON to MapR-DB bolsters the trend of moving Hadoop from ETL to real-time analytics. This means vendors are placing their products and services one step ahead of what their enterprise customers.
8 Epic Software Fails: From Volkswagen To IRS
While Volkswagen's recent software scandal raises serious ethical concerns, it's certainly not the only remarkable software failure this year. Here's a rundown of what can happen when good software goes bad. As we head into fourth quarter 2015, we can't help but wonder what's next.
iOS 9: 10 Tips And Tricks
Apple packed a lot of changes into iOS 9, now available for iPhone and iPad. Here's your guide to navigating the new system.
Hadoop Adoption Poised For Growth: Survey
More than three quarters of respondents to a recent AtScale survey said they plan to do more with Hadoop in the next three months. Learn how they intend to derive business value from these efforts.