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Hadoop Adoption

Interesting. Michael Stonebraker, who has previously expressed skepticism regarding the industry excitement around Hadoop, has done it again. Even at lower scale, it is extremely eco-unfriendly to waste power using an inefficient system like Hadoop. Inefficient, he says!   Pretty strong words.  Stonebraker credits Hadoop for democratizing large-scale parallel … Continue reading »


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Apigee’s Best Practices for REST API design

I just read Apigee’s paper on pragmatic RESTful API design. Very sensible, practical guidance. Good stuff for organizations confronting the REST phenomenon.  There are obviously many REST-based interfaces out there. Facebook, Google, Digg, Reddit, LinkedIn are just a few of the more visible services, coincidentally all social networks, … Continue reading »


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