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Evaluating new frameworks, libraries and technologies

Introduction New frameworks and libraries are developed so fast it is nearly impossible to evaluate all of them. This can make it hard to judge whether a particular technology is worth investing (time) in. This post gives you some tips which may help when evaluating new technology. Conceptual level Although there are many different libraries and frameworks, most of them ...

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Hope vs. Motivation: Why Big Data needs empathy and emotion

Because, – says Om Malik, one of the most extraordinary thinkers on Silicon Valley and the  founder of GIGAOM – The problem with data is that the way it is used today, it lacks empathy and emotion. Data is used like a blunt instrument, a scythe trying to cut and tailor a cashmere sweater… He concludes The idea of combining data, ...

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Enterprise Benefits on Service Oriented Architecture – SOA

Currently market push is towards SOA a Service-Oriented Architecture. SOA as a term is impressive but we need to understand what benefit we can achieve using SOA. Before turning towards benefit, it is necessary to discuss common understanding.  In brief, a service oriented architecture is paradigm which include service as a layer whereas service which is nothing but individual functionality ...

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A 3 Step Guide to Getting Started with NoSQL

I have been looking in to NoSQL databases for few months and would like to share my experience with it. This is a post might help you if you indent to start learning about the NoSQL Databases. I would try to link the resources which I found useful here. Step 1: What is NoSQL? NoSQL DEFINITION: Next Generation Databases mostly ...

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How To Accept Bitcoin Payments

Bitcoin is gaining popularity, and last week I decided to implement it as a payment option for my computer-generated music service. Why I decided to do that is detailed here (payment is only needed for commercial use of the music), but here I’ll share the technical details for implementing the bitcoin integration. First, you need to pick a payment gateway/provider. ...

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Yes Small Companies Can – and Should – Build Secure Software

‘For large software companies or major corporations such as banks or health care firms with large custom software bases, investing in software security can prove to be valuable and provide a measurable return on investment, but that’s probably not the case for smaller enterprises, said John Viega, executive vice president of products, strategy and services at SilverSky and an authority ...

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Big Data 2013 Predictions

If you just invested a lot of money in a Big Data solution from any of the traditional BI vendors (Teradata, IBM, Oracle, SAS, EMC, HP, etc.) then you are likely to see a sub-optimal ROI in 2013. Several innovations will come in 2013 that will change the value of Big Data exponentially. Other technology innovations are just waiting for ...

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5 Strategies for Making Money with the Cloud

Everybody is hearing Cloud Computing on the television now. Operators will store your contacts in the Cloud. Hosting companies will host your website in the Cloud. Others will store your photos in the Cloud. However how do you make money with the Cloud? The first thing is to forget about infrastructure and virtualization. If you are thinking that in 2013, ...

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What’s in a name : Reason behind naming of few great projects

This is in conitunuation of my previous post where i have listed the reason behind naming of several great projects.I have found some more languages , product and organization . Why Name AMAZON: Amazon[need no introduction] was founded by Jeff Bezos. Bezos wanted a name for his company that began with “A” so that it would appear early in alphabetic ...

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