Many NoSQL data stores have the advantage of being schema-free (although the data still has an implicit structure). However, NoSQL stores don't have convenient schema management tools for when the schema evolves with the application. Meet the NoSQL schema evolution language.
"The Future of the Network Documentary" is being released in parts, and part 3, which was just released, is a tour through the topic of software-defined networking. I'm a big fan of the documentary style so I think this video will be helpful in taking a possibly dry topic (to some) and making it more exciting
Want to see GitHub's Oval Office replica? Complete with Octocat Seal? Check that out along with the Stack Exchange homegrown DevOps tools, the CSS Animation Cheat Sheet, and another DZone "dev" shirt sighting!
During the last week my team dedicated almost all its time to performance optimization. During the experience we measures metric with a series of tools from a little toolbox, and I'm going to share here which tools we chose and how we configured them to find out bottlenecks in our applications.
When I entered the field of programming, I was amazed at how quickly I was able to rise. I was amazed at how my friends prospered as well. But is this gravy-train eventually going to end for all of us?
Aaron and Brian celebrate Episode #100 with a roundtable of their favorite guests. They discuss why Cloud sucks, how to save OpenStack companies, how many clouds does the world really need, and is the future of all tradeshows in Portland.
PaaS (Platfrom as a Service) is a marketing term for a sandboxed environment where applications can be deployed. The sandbox usually includes a lot of 3rd party software, which can be used by the application.
As you know, I’m a huge fan of Windows Azure. One of the features I’ve come to truly appreciate over the past two months is the cross-platform command line tools. For this walk-through, I’m using a MacBook Air with OS X (Mountain Lion).
If you have been using a ton of separate third-party CLI tools to manage several different AWS services, you can throw those away now. The new AWS CLI is here and it's serious business. Here's a complete list of all the services that can be controlled with the new CLI.