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June 30, 2011  2:42 AM

HTML5 holds promise though the formal release is expected to be in 2014



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Apple, Application, Google, HTML5, IBM, Internet, Microsoft, Standard, W3C

HTML5 is worth considering today even if the formal release has three more years to go Apple's Steve Jobs "Thoughts on Flash" where he has stated that "Flash is no...

June 27, 2011  12:24 AM

Google Health to be discontinued – enables transfer to Microsoft HealthVault



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Google, Health, Microsoft, Privacy, Revenue

Google discontinuing Health Service and enables transfer to Microsoft HealthVault Google has announced that it is discontinuing Google Health as a Service - that allowed users to store, manage and share health information at no charge - that was launched in 2008. Clearly these...


March 31, 2011  1:53 AM

IPv6 – To Deploy or not to Deploy



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Gartner, Google, Internet, IPv4, IPv6, Standard

IPv6 - To Deploy or not to Deploy IPv6 is again in the news with 8th June 2011 designated as "World IPv6 Day" as Facebook, Google and Yahoo, are joining major content...


March 22, 2011  8:06 AM

Overview of KML – OGC Geographic Visualization Standard



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Geographic, Google, Internet, KML, map, Markup, OGC, Standard

Overview of KML - OGC Geographic Visualization Standard

KML is the international standard language (actually an...


October 11, 2010  1:54 AM

MapReduce replacing complex SQL queries



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Amazon, Google, Hadoop, IBM, MapReduce, Microsoft, NoSQL

MapReduce replacing complex SQL queries Most NoSQL databases - like CouchDB, MongoDB, Hadoop, Redis - support


September 24, 2010  6:10 AM

Database Sharding – Horizontal Partitioning for massive scalability



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Consistent Hashing, DHT, distributed data storage, Google, Hash table, MapReduce, Scalability, Sharding

Database Sharding - Horizontal Partitioning for massive scalability Database Sharding (made popular by Google) is a method of horizontal partitioning in a database and the approach is highly scalable and provides improved throughput and...


September 17, 2010  2:36 AM

Google BigTable – distributed data storage



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Bigtable, distributed data storage, GFS, Google, MapReduce, NoSQL

Google BigTable - distributed data storage

Google's data volumes are in petabytes and the typical requirement can...


September 9, 2010  4:23 AM

Google File System (GFS) – massively parallel and fault tolerant distributed file system



Posted by: Sasirekha R
commodity servers, fault tolerant, GFS, Google, large files, Massively parallel

Google File System (GFS) - massively parallel and fault tolerant distributed file system

Google File System (GFS) is optimized for handling Google's core data storage and usage needs involving generating and retaining enormous amount of data. GFS is...


September 8, 2010  12:37 PM

MapReduce – Programming Paradigm for massively parallel computations



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Google, Key/Value Pair, KVP, MapReduce, NoSQL, Parallel Computing

MapReduce - Programming Paradigm for massively parallel computations

Most NOSQL database use the MapReduce programming model developed at Google, aimed at implementing large scale search and text processing on massive web data stored using BigTable and...


August 11, 2010  10:49 AM

Mobile Operating System vendors vying Enterprise market



Posted by: Sasirekha R
Android, Apple, Blackberry, enterprise Mobile OS, Google, iPhone, Microsoft, Mobile Operating Systems

Mobile Operating System vendors vying Enterprise market As mobile devices become sophisticated and the possibility of mobile adoption in Enterprises move to the next level, mobile operating systems gain importance. Mobile Operating systems are the operating systems that are...


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