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Disrupting Our Oceans is the Next Big Thing

Saeed Jabbar | Posted 08.23.2014 | Huffpost Code
Saeed Jabbar

I invite you to see our oceans as a big sea of code with algorithms as its waves and realize that you can hack it.

A Brief History of Databases | Stephen Fortune | Posted 03.10.2014 | Huffpost Code

Databases are mundane, the epitome of the everyday in digital society. Despite the enthusiasm and curiosity that such a ubiquitous and important item ...

IBM's Acquisition of Cloudant and the Walmart Effect In Tech

Arnal Dayaratna | Posted 05.04.2014 | Technology
Arnal Dayaratna

Last week, IBM announced an agreement to acquire NoSQL database as a service vendor Cloudant for an undisclosed sum. An active contributor to the Apache CouchDB project, Cloudant delivers a JSON document database-based platform that claims high availability, scalability and elasticity amongst its attributes.

Handling Big Data: An Interview with Author William McKnight

Phil Simon | Posted 03.08.2014 | Books
Phil Simon

The buzz on Big Data is nothing short of deafening, and I often have to shut down. As a guy who knows a thing or two about information management and ...

To RDB or Not to RDB?

Steve Hamby | Posted 11.16.2011 | Technology
Steve Hamby

I recently attended the NoSQLNow! Conference 2011 in San Jose with 512 attendees. The conference primarily focused on the rise of NoSQL databases as the future of database management systems.