App Dev

Podcast on Data Fabric with MapR CEO John Schroeder

John Schroeder is the founder and CEO of MapR. He has extensive experience in enterprise software, having worked at Calista Technologies, Rainfinity, BRYO, and Compuware. Our conversation focused on MapR’s unique data fabric technology, which is an evolution of the data warehouse and data lake. The data fabric expands upon these earlier repositories to push […]

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Make Your Web Site ‘Groovy’

If you want to get CTOs in a lather, ask them which programming language they recommend to build an advanced Web site. Jon Williams, CTO of Flat World Knowledge, recently spawned a red-hot thread on the New York CTO Club list by asking this very question. If you want to get CTOs in a lather, […]

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The Application Incompleteness Theorem

When it was revealed in 1931, the world of mathematics and logic was shocked by Kurt Godels’ Incompleteness Theorem, which holds that there are certain statements in every axiomatic system that are neither true nor false. When it was revealed in 1931, the world of mathematics and logic was shocked by Kurt Godels’ Incompleteness Theorem, […]

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Research Note: Actian’s Strategy for Distributed Big Data

Actian CEO Steve Shine drives company growth to meet big data challenges. Under the leadership of CEO Steve Shine, Actian has become an aggressive acquirer of technology for data management, processing, analysis, and application development. Actian Acquires Versant, Pervasive Software and ParAccel In 2008 Actian bought the core code that became the Vectorwise high-performance database. […]

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