September 11, 2013

Why Is PostgreSQL Suddenly So Popular?

ReadWrite notes that open source database PostgreSQL is enjoying something of a surge in popularity with developers and enterprise IT pros. Hacker News mentions are up, and PostgreSQL job postings

Google Updates App Engine Again

Google updated its App Engine in August, but it’s already pushing out another release, version 1.8.4. It includes a number of features aimed at improving cloud development capabilities. “To make

Heroku PostgresSQL Patched to 9.3

Heroku PostgresSQL 9.3 public beta is now available, introducing a plethora of useful features. The new built-in Postgres FDWs(Foreign data wrappers- which allow you to query from within Postgres to

LexisNexis Exposes Zombie Foreclosures and Fraud Trends

LexisNexis?? 15th Annual Mortgage Fraud Report shows the current composition of residential mortgage fraud and misrepresentation in the U.S. committed by mortgage industry professionals. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) mortgage

Time to Scrap Your PKI?

The Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) has been the backbone of IT security for several years. It lies at the heart of SSL, Cloud encryption, digital signatures, and the vast majority