Archive | December, 2013

“Backbreaking” OpenStack migrations hinder enterprise upgrades — Tech News and Analysis

One issue is that OpenStack, at just over 3 years old, is still very young but is rushing to add features and functions to compete with AWS. “All of that upstream development to add features is part of a mentality that isn’t focused on basic things that enterprises need — like backwards compatibility,” he added.

(Full Story: http://gigaom.com/2013/12/20/backbreaking-openstack-migrations-hinder-enterprise-upgrades/ )

Dat – git for data

dat is an open source tool that enables the sharing of large datasets, allowing for a decentralized collaboration flow similar to what git offers for source code. It isn’t quite ready for prime time yet

(Full Story: http://dat-data.com/ )

The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive | Notes & Review | vialogue

DISCIPLINE ONE: BUILD AND MAINTAIN A COHESIVE TEAM DISCIPLINE TWO: CREATE ORGANIZATIONAL CLARITY DISCIPLINE THREE: OVER-COMMUNICATE ORGANIZATIONAL CLARITY DISCIPLINE FOUR: REINFORCE ORGANIZATIONAL CLARITY THROUGH HUMAN SYSTEMS

(Full Story: http://vialogue.wordpress.com/2010/05/28/the-four-obsessions-of-an-extraordinary-executive-notes-review/ )

Benchmarking Best Hiring Practices | LinkedIn

Clarify expectations upfront. Refuse to compromise on their demand for hiring top talent. Fully engage in the recruiting process. Value potential over experience. Modify the job to fit the right person, rather than find the right person to fit the job.Take full responsibility for the results of every hiring decision.

(Full Story: http://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20131229232934-15454-benchmarking-best-hiring-practices )

How to Deploy OpenShift Enterprise on Red Hat OpenStack

a 12 minute demo that shows you how to deploy OpenShift Enterprise 2.0 on Red Hat’s distribution of OpenStack (RHOS 4). The demo environment already has RHOS 4 installed

(Full Story: https://www.openshift.com/blogs/how-to-deploy-openshift-enterprise-on-red-hat-openstack )

The Log: What every software engineer should know about real-time data’s unifying abstraction | LinkedIn Engineering

You can’t fully understand databases, NoSQL stores, key value stores, replication, paxos, hadoop, version control, or almost any software system without understanding logs; and yet, most software engineers are not familiar with them. I’d like to change that. In this post, I’ll walk you through everything you need to know about logs, including what is log and how to use logs for data integration, real time processing, and system building.

(Full Story: http://engineering.linkedin.com/distributed-systems/log-what-every-software-engineer-should-know-about-real-time-datas-unifying )

InfiniSQL is for high volume data collection, analysis, and transaction processing | opensource.com

InfiniSQL is a massively scalable relational database system (RDBMS), composed entirely from scratch (not built upon some other technology). There is reproducible benchmark data described on InfiniSQL’s blog proving that it can perform over 500,000 complex, multi-node transactions per second with over 100,000 simultaneous transactions—all on only 12 small server nodes.

(Full Story: http://opensource.com/business/13/12/infinisql )