September 5, 2013

Apache Releases Cassandra 2.0

On Wednesday, the Apache Foundation released version 2.0 of the open source NoSQL database Cassandra. Jonathan Ellis, Apache Cassandra’s VP, noted that the five-year-old database, which was originally created by Facebook, “has grown into one of the most widely used NoSQL databases in the world and serves as the backbone

How to Survive a Transition to Agile

For many enterprise application development pros, news that the company is embracing agile software development methodologies is cause for concern. After all, this type of transition radically alters the way developers do their jobs. Mark J. Balbes, Ph.D., offers these tips to help developers not just survive an agile transition,