Software Development

Peter Zaitsev is the co-founder and CEO of Percona. One of the ways we measure applications is through performance. One of the metrics for application performance is user experience, which generally translates to “did the user need to wait longer than a reasonable amount of time to get what they wanted.”…

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Node.js, a cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment for servers and applications, offers many benefits. Low memory usage, good performance, and a large ecosystem of packages, which currently number about 475,000, have made Node.js a popular choice for building web servers, REST APIs, real-time network applications (e.g. chat, games), and even cross-platform…

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Bossies 2017: The Best of Open Source Software Awards | InfoWorld InfoWorld celebrates the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, machine learning, data storage and analytics, and security IDG “);});try{$(“div.lazyload_blox_ad”).lazyLoadAd({threshold:0,forceLoad:false,onLoad:false,onComplete:false,timeout:1500,debug:false,xray:false});}catch(exception){console.log(“error loading lazyload_ad “+exception);}}); Open source software isn’t what it used to be. The term used to conjure…

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Microsoft’s .Net Core is the aptly named development platform at the front and center of the company’s fast-moving open source initiatives. Designed to be a fast and minimal subset of .Net Framework functionality for building CLI, server-side, or in-container apps on Windows, MacOS, or Linux, .Net Core recently added support…

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CockroachDB is a cloud-native SQL database for building global, scalable cloud services that survive disasters. Built on a transactional and strongly consistent key-value store, CockroachDB scales horizontally, survives disk, machine, rack, and even datacenter failures with minimal latency disruption and no manual intervention, supports strongly consistent ACID transactions, and provides…

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