An intro to Studio 3T, a MongoDB IDE

An intro to Studio 3T, a MongoDB IDE

The growing third-party market is a key indication that MongoDB has moved from mere maturity to one of the dominant players in this market

01/11/2018

6 New Year’s resolutions for avoiding IT disasters

6 New Year’s resolutions for avoiding IT disasters

Let’s look at putting into place practices that will avoid the follies of yesteryear. At the same time, let’s look to the future and start putting into place practices that make us better

01/05/2018

The right technology strategy for modern retail

The right technology strategy for modern retail

Retailers are both specializing and having to understand their customers better and develop a closer relationship with them

12/25/2017

Wikipedia is great, but these charities need your help more

Wikipedia is great, but these charities need your help more

WIkipedia has a ton of money, but many great charities do not. Please contribute to these eight education-focused charities first

12/21/2017

In the rush to big data, we forgot about search

In the rush to big data, we forgot about search

In the cloud era, we need to look at search to be the glue that lets us find the data and analyze it together, no matter where it lives

12/14/2017

Hybrid cloud is a necessity. Here’s how to start

Hybrid cloud is a necessity. Here’s how to start

Going hybrid is one vendor pitch you should take seriously as you begin moving your infrastructure and apps to the cloud

11/30/2017

10 worries that should keep every developer up at night (2018 edition)

10 worries that should keep every developer up at night (2018 edition)

If you thought that 2016 was tough and that 2017 was a wild ride, get in your bunker and wait out 2018

11/09/2017

This tech would let Facebook and Google stop fake news now

This tech would let Facebook and Google stop fake news now

The financial services industry already has antifraud tools that, coupled with established spam detection tools, could put an end to Russian efforts to influence our elections

11/02/2017

12 essential software development principles and concepts

12 essential software development principles and concepts

All 12 of these concepts and principles are important in both software itself and the business of software

10/19/2017

What a modern development organization looks like

What a modern development organization looks like

Find out if your development tools and methods match up to today’s state of the practice—and how that practice will evolve

10/12/2017

What you need to know about concurrency models

Multiprocess, multithreaded, and nonblocking/event-driven approach affect how you develop and run software that has processes working at the same time

10/05/2017

When AI takes our jobs, only developers stand a chance

When AI takes our jobs, only developers stand a chance

AI, robots, and other automation could put most of humanity on the dole as the jobs evaporate. But these careers could keep you comfortably employed

09/28/2017

How to set up Zeppelin for analytics and visualization

How to set up Zeppelin for analytics and visualization

The open source notebook for analytics and visualization is highly capable. Here’s how to get it up and running in Amazon’s EC2

09/22/2017

10 tips for better search queries in Apache Solr

10 tips for better search queries in Apache Solr

Get started with Solr’s specialized search query functions such as filter queries and faceting

09/15/2017

Windows Amazon EC2 tutorial: How to set up an EC2 instance

Windows Amazon EC2 tutorial: How to set up an EC2 instance

EC2 has changed quite a bit in the last five years, so whether you are new to EC2 or an old hand, it’s worth a look at how to launch your own EC2 instances today

09/08/2017

Linux Amazon EC2 tutorial: How to set up an EC2 instance

Linux Amazon EC2 tutorial: How to set up an EC2 instance

EC2 has changed quite a bit in the last five years, so whether you are new to EC2 or an old hand, it’s worth a look at how to launch your own EC2 instances today

08/31/2017

15 noob mistakes even experienced developers still make

15 noob mistakes even experienced developers still make

In the 20-plus years I've been at it, I've seen it all. But mostly I've seen the same mistakes over and over again

08/24/2017

The good software development manifesto

The good software development manifesto

Software development is more than knowing what APIs to call or basic syntax. Here’s the whole picture of what app development really is

08/10/2017

Chatops for the modern developer, courtesy of Spring’s founder

Chatops for the modern developer, courtesy of Spring’s founder

Java Spring Framework creator Rod Johnson sees chatops as the next step for Slack-esconced developers to make life cycle management much easier

08/03/2017

9 crushing performance problems in scalable systems

9 crushing performance problems in scalable systems

We have no shortage of ways to slow complex systems to a crawl. Fix these nine, and a tenth will be along soon

07/27/2017

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