May 27, 2015

IDC: Worldwide Smartphone Market Is Slowing

Bad news for the mobile development industry: the market analysts at IDC say that growth in worldwide smartphone sales will slow considerably this year. In 2014, smartphone shipments increased 27.6 percent, but in 2015, the firm expects only an 11.3 percent increase. They blame the slowdown on the Chinese market,

Introduction to Cloud Database Services

A cloud database?is a database that is built, deployed and delivered through a cloud computing platform. It can be deployed either as virtual machine image or as database as a service (DBaaS). When deployed as virtual machine image, the database is installed on a virtual machine on a cloud platform.