Artificial intelligence (AI), once a topic only explored in science fiction movies, TV shows, and books is something that has quickly become a part of the world of today. In 1969, management consulting firm McKinsey & Company released an article claiming that computers were not smart enough to make any decisions, but rather the human’s […]
Virtual machines were the technology widely used and accepted by most developers to let a single server run various applications that were not related to each other directly. However, since the inception and popular acceptance of containers, this has become a thing of the past At the DockerCon 2017 Conference which was held in Austin, […]
Apache Cassandra is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system driving many of today’s modern business applications by offering continuous availability, high scalability and performance, strong security and operational simplicity while lowering overall cost of ownership. In Cassandra, any node can perform any operation, also known as having decentralized architecture. Cassandra has an excellent single-row […]
As technology advances, and we begin to graft mobile devices and apps into healthcare networks, the need for a compliant framework driving application development has become clear. HL7 provides such a framework. A set of standards that lay down rules for exchanging, integrating and sharing Electronic Health Records (EHR) in a secure, robust and compliant […]
Text search has become an essential requirement for any modern web application. Often we require advanced search capabilities in our web application which cannot be fulfilled with default search operators in a database and that is when Full-Text Search (FTS) comes to the rescue. It performs linguistic searches against text data and operates on words […]
The ransomware “WannaCry” worm has devastated the globe overnight when it utilized spam, deployed multiple infection methods, and even stole from leaked NSA exploits. Roughly 75,000 PCs were infected. But, what made the situation even worse was that the ransomware hit 48 NHS hospitals across Britain, seizing operations and causing panic amongst the medical community. Fortunately, […]
Differentiating between Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment is an integral part of today’s software development industry. However, these three terms have been misconstrued and confused with one another, leading to the misuse of these techniques. There are numerous resources that continue to showcase how different each process is and also discuss how they […]
As you practice scrum in everyday software development projects, it is natural to wonder how greater efficiency can be achieved in a much larger context, across the enterprise. Although I have been following Large Scale Scrum by Craig Larman and Bas Vodde and Scaling Scrum with Nexus, it was not until I attended a recent Meetup, Scrum at Scale: The Path to Agile, featuring Jeff Sutherland, that it all came together in my mind. This write-up is to put words into this realization.
Whether it is offline company documents or dynamic webpages, the underlying structures that we use to store data in are specified in the form of databases. PostgreSQL is an object-relational database management system that uses the SQL standard and is available for use on all main operating systems, including Mac, Windows, Linux, and UNIX, in […]
Smartsourcing is a brief guide to the world of modern technology partnerships. It was developed through a collaborative effort of top Zymr executives as we uncovered a gap in the market between the perception of what outsourcing used to be, and how leading technology innovators are leveraging this globalized approach to value generation. Read this guide to learn...