Category Archives: General

A Comparative Analysis of Hadoop Players

For Hadoop 2.2, let’s have a look at major players in the Hadoop ecosystem:  Hortonworks, Cloudera and MapR. Hortonworks Hortonworks announced in June the general availability of their Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP). The HDP distro is 100% Apache open source code. The major … Continue reading

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SQLite

SQLite is a relational database management system contained in a C programming library. In contrast to other database management systems, SQLite is not a separate process that is accessed from the client application, but an integral part of it. SQLite … Continue reading

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Why SOAP?

Why SOAP? Here are a few reasons you may want to use SOAP. WS-Security While SOAP supports SSL (just like REST) it also supports WS-Security which adds some enterprise security features. Supports identity through intermediaries, not just point to point … Continue reading

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SOAP vs REST

Both methods are used by many of the large players. It’s a matter of preference. My preference is REST because it’s simpler to use and understand. SOAP (Simple Object Access Protocol): SOAP builds an XML protocol on top of HTTP … Continue reading

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I wish if i could measure happiness like temperature.

Can we measure happiness like we measure weather/body temperature, blood pressure, sugar level etc scientifically? Some time, i feel, nothing is more important than being happy. This happiness or satisfaction quotient will be a score which one can show off. … Continue reading

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What is NoSQL (Not Only SQL)?

NoSQL database, also called Not Only SQL, is an approach to data management and database design that’s useful for very large sets of distributed data. NoSQL, which encompasses a wide range of technologies and architectures, seeks to solve the scalability … Continue reading

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Jenkins: is a Java-based framework for a automated build process

Jenkins is a Java-based framework for a continuous build process like CruiseControl. It includes, but is not limited to, plugins for email notification, Ant, and various source control tools. A web interface is provided to view the details of the … Continue reading

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