C++ B-Tree offers memory and time advantages over standard containers.more »
New organization will oversee interoperability and standards for the popular open source database.more »
Welcome EditorialOct 26, 2012
I’m looking at another crop of press releases and marveling at the ever-expanding market for products that fall under the ubiquitous heading of Big Data. Big Data is everywhere. (Or is it Big Data are everywhere – to reprise that classic quandary?) Gigantic file storage appliances from vendors like Oracle and HP and software tools like Apache Hadoop continually add new building blocks to the data infrastructure. And the goal of all this? Apart from more conventional uses for scientific modeling and analysis, one of the reasons for this huge interest in accumulating data is a phenomenon known as data mining, which Wikipedia defines as a process that “attempts to discover patterns in large data sets.”more »
Citrix Announces XenServer 6.1
Red Hat Updates Enterprise MRG
Xen.org Releases Xen 4.2more »
Hadoop Big data excavation with Apache HadoopSep 21, 2012
Experience the power of supercomputing and the big data revolution with Apache Hadoop.more »
Table of Contents: 143 Intrusion PreventionAug 23, 2012
New vulnerabilities appear every day. To keep your network safe, you need to think like an attacker.more »
In-Memory DBMS Main memory database systemsJul 13, 2012
Thanks to powerful hardware, in-memory databases run without accessing mass memory devices, which means they handle transactions and evaluations at high speed, introducing a paradigm shift in the database market.more »
Uranos Installation Framework An installation server with extrasJun 21, 2012
The virtualization breakthrough has not reduced the number and diversity of operating systems that admins must install and manage. Uranos server sets out to give administrators of complex operating system zoos more freedom.more »
Vendor D-Wave scores big with a sale to NASA's Quantum Intelligence Lab.
Richard Stallman calls for the W3C to remain independent of vendor interests.
The new release supports nine architectures, 73 human languages, and zero non-Free components.