Cloud

MuleSoft Pins the Tail on Integrated API Automation

Mules have a difficult time. Mules are great at what they do. A mule is the result of a male donkey’s offspring and a female donkey’s (or the other way around, a hinny), which is highly valued for its ability to...

The 13 Types of Data

Data is a complicated subject. We don’t know how to refer to data. We should not talk about data that is ‘not’ available to support theories, etc. The Guardian newspaper debated the issue here, and seemed to suggest that our everyday...

Samsung Ventures Eyes Israeli AI, It’s A NeuReality

Cloud is ubiquitous. The globally distributed nature of the computing backbone created by the planet’s datacenters and the neural IT hubs in between form a practically ubiquitous network of interconnectivity and access to compute power and data services. This reality has...

Snowflake Freezes Data-Intensive Applications

Developers develop software. Developers create software to make it workable, executable and secure. They also want code that can be integrated and eventually monetizable. It may be that they create it with a higher purpose for mankind and the planet, with...

MongoDB Expands Developer Data Platform for Modern Applications

Software is modern. By its very nature in the total universe of spacetime and all worldly matter, code-based software and the applications and data-centric services we get from it are modern. Blindingly obvious statements notwithstanding, the notion of software modernism it’s...

Observing life inside the Open Source Cloud-Native Stack

The future of cloud computing is uncertain. In the first era of cloud, the monolithic IT stacks of yesteryear (and even older archaic notions of client-server) started to give way to the new era of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) computing applications and services,...

Software shifts left

Not all software works. Clearly we have all used applications that crash too often, stop working the way they used to, get to the point where they can’t scale to our wider extended needs, or simply get compromised by some update...

Percona Percolates, Permeates & Penetrates To Platform Position

Percona, an open-source database software and services specialist, has described what is now a complete platform-play for the company’s IT stack. Percona is ready to promise big things in terms of scale, software source-code suitability and scope. Percona claims that it...