Today, we have a great bunch of articles, but nothing that truly leads the day. You should focus your reading on the development, performance and security sections today. As always, enjoy today’s items, and please participate in the discussions on these sites. Startups, Career and Process Surviving Software Heroes | DaedTech 4 essential how-tos for… Read More Geek Reading September 3, 2015
I rarely talk about funding or acquisitions, but today is one of those days. First, TechCrunch reports on Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion. That is one big number and shows that Verizon wants to become a full media company. The second item comes from a MarkLogic press release where they announce $102 million in… Read More Geek Reading May 13, 2015
There are plenty of interesting articles today. First, WordPress releases v4.1.2, which is mostly a security release. Mobilegeddon began and Google Webmaster Central has a nice FAQ about the update. Mattias Geniar talks about Magento eCommerce PHP remote code execution. NCC Group tells a story about recovering user data from a TrueCrypt drive. Lastly, I… Read More Geek Reading April 22, 2015
Yes, it is already September, but I am only a day late for the NoSQL installment of the August job trends. In this update, I am splitting the graphs into two as I include more products. So, for the NoSQL job trends, we will be looking at Cassandra, Redis, Couchbase , SimpleDB, CouchDB, MongoDB, HBase, Riak, Neo4j and MarkLogic. I am including Neo4j for two… Read More NoSQL Job Trends – August 2014
In my daily work, I use both an RDBMS and MarkLogic, an XML database. MarkLogic can be considered akin to the newer NoSQL databases, but it has the added structure of XML and standard languages in XQuery and XPath. The NoSQL databases are typically storing documents or key-value pairs, and some other things in between. Given… Read More Is Object Serialization Evil?