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An Overview of Apache Cassandra

This article explores Apache Cassandra, an open source distributed database management system that is capable of handling large amounts of data across many servers with high availability and no single point of failure….

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Interfacing CouchDB with Python

Apache CouchDB is a database that is focused on ease of use. It can be interfaced with the versatile Python programming language, as shown in this tutorial. Apache CouchDB is a popular open…

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Relax with Apache CouchDB

Traditional relational databases are not designed to cope with the varying agility and scaling requirements of modern day applications; nor can they be made to run on cheap, readily available commodity hardware. This…

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Running Apache Hadoop over Lustre

A combination of the power of Hadoop and the speed of Lustre bodes well for enterprises. In this article, the author shows how Hadoop can be set up over Lustre. So those who…

Leverage Your Programming Skills with Erlang!

The Erlang programming language is used to build massive scalable real-time software systems that require high availability. Some of its uses are in telecom, banking, e-commerce, computer telephony and instant messaging. The runtime…

CloudStack: An Overview of the Open Source IaaS Platform

Here’s an open source IaaS platform to set up an on-demand, elastic cloud computing service. It enables utility computing services by allowing cloud service providers to offer self-service compute instances, storage volumes and…

An Introduction to Hadoop and Big Data Analysis

Hadoop has become a central platform to store big data through its Hadoop Distributed File System (HDFS) as well as to run analytics on this stored big data using its MapReduce component. This…

How to Improve the Performance of Drupal Sites

A site is only as fast as its last mile connectivity. If users access a site from a slow connection, even a site capable of responding quickly to requests will appear to be…

A Primer On WSGI

This article shows you how to make money and have fun with some code, Python and the Internet. It all starts with a four letter acronym, WSGI – a spec that makes it…

The Architecture of Cloud Foundry

This article explains the architecture of Cloud Foundry, a cloud virtualisation platform that is gaining popularity. So what is a cloud virtualisation platform? It is a layer of software that sits between the…

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