The Internet of Things (IoT) resurfaces classic hardware engineering challenges and adds many new software and data ones–all at tremendous scale. My podcast with Forbes-contributor Mike Kavis discusses these and some of techniques I am currently using to overcome them.
In the past 25 years, I have seen four things that really made me step back and say, “This changes everything.” The most recent was the Lambda Architecture.
We’re big fans of “picking the right tool for the job on hand.” Here are recommendations for the best NoSQL technology to solve nine real-time, real-world transactional challenges (better than RBDM SQL can).
By combining HTML5 and jQuery Mobile with Backbone.js you can provide customers many of the best elements of a native mobile app experience—without the hassle of building and releasing a native mobile app.
In 2000, AOL’s Chief Technology Officer held an offsite for all of the Chief Architects from AOL, Netscape, CompuServe, ICQ and MapQuest (this was before the closure of the merger with Time Warner. After he posed a question to all of us, “What do you think was the best architecture document in history?”…