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What’s the latest with Hadoop

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The Big Data explosion in recent years has created a vast number of new technologies in the area of data processing, storage, and management. One of the biggest names to appear on the scene is Hadoop. In case you need a quick review, Hadoop is a Big Data storage system that takes in large amounts of data… Read the full post
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7 ways to improve your Python performance

Python is really a language which has swept the scene in recent years in terms of popularity, elegance, and functionality. Research shows that 8 out 10 computer science departments in the U.S. now teach their introductory courses with Python, surpassing Java. Top-ranked CS departments at MIT and UC Berkeley have switched their introductory courses to Python. And the top… Read the full post

Monitis at Velocity 2015

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It is that time of year again when the movers and the shakers of the our industry migrate together and share knowledge and ideas, Velocity 2015 is almost here! The best and the brightest will soon be settling into their rooms In Santa Clara California in eager anticipation of seeing who is doing what, who is… Read the full post

5 quick tips to optimize your Nginx performance

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According to Wiki, “Nginx (pronounced “engine-x”) is an open source reverse proxy server for HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, as well as a load balancer, HTTP cache, and a web server (origin server).” While everyone has heard of Apache, Nginx is also up there in popularity and together both are responsible for serving… Read the full post

The best 6 PHP platforms for the small business

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In the 21 years since its inception, PHP has become the world’s most popular server side scripting language. Known as a powerful, easy to learn language, PHP, according to one metrics site, is used by 82% of all the websites whose server-side programming language is known. In more cases than not, if you encounter a desktop… Read the full post

8 ways to improve your website performance

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In this age of instant updates, same-day delivery, and otherwise high customer service expectations, site visitors simply are not going to wait very long for your website to download. Web performance and download speeds are a growing science and research shows that milliseconds can make a real difference in customer behavior and getting those sales conversions.  … Read the full post