Big Data and DevOps: 5 Projects to Watch

Big Data and DevOps: 5 Projects to Watch

I’ve written before that big data necessitates DevOps by creating infrastructural challenges that require improved collaboration between development and operations and increased reliance on automation. But big data can also enable DevOps teams by providing more...
Update on the BigCouch/CouchDB Merger

Update on the BigCouch/CouchDB Merger

Last January I reported that Cloudant is shifting its priorities from developing BigCouch, its fork of Apache CouchDB, towards contributing to the main CouchDB project. At the time, Cloudant CTO Adam Kocoloski said that the CouchDB team was keen on integrating...
Kanban Hackers Extend Rally ALM Tool at Hackathon

Kanban Hackers Extend Rally ALM Tool at Hackathon

This week agile application lifecycle management vendor Rally held a hackathon in Boulder, CO to celebrate the new version of the company’s App SDK, which gives developers full access to all artifacts and can take you back to older states, and the launch of its...
One NoSQL Language to Rule Them All

One NoSQL Language to Rule Them All

Last year Erik Meijer and Gavin Bierman of Microsoft Research published a paper making the case for a common language for NoSQL databases. A year later, there’s been some progress towards this goal, although not much. UnQL, under development by Couchbase,...