Archive: Open source

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salesforce-sidebar When we no longer program with wires

What’s happening today is configuration at ever more specific levels, not merely in massive and monolithic applications but in re-composable components, says Salesforce's Peter Coffee.

Spark use cases

Spark outpacing Hadoop? Survey says yes

Databricks survey of Spark usage provides insights into an open source platform that supports multiple languages and use platforms. This is very promising for the future of big data and streaming analytics.

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Rackspace – titan or tweenie of tomorrow?


Not big enough to bash Amazon, and perhaps already too big to be a specialist CSP focused on a few business sectors, Rackspace may find itself in the middle of several stools and not quite able to sit on any of them.