eHarrmony is set to strengthen its technological base using Hadoop, Spark, Docker and possibly OpenStack. Company CTO Thod Nguyen says eHarmony is trying to evolve into a company that’s able to innovate on the IT front, as well as the dimensions-of-compatibility front. In conversation with Gigaom, Nguyen expressed that “A big
Last week I attended a specialized training/go-to-market program in Seattle hosted by Microsoft’s Azure team. It was a week full of clam chowder, excellent crab cakes, ridiculous discounts at the Microsoft store, and technical training on Azure, Microsoft’s massive and fully loaded penetration point into the world of cloud computing.
The Apache Software Foundation has declared Apache Storm a top-level project, marking a major step towards its maturity as a technology. Designed by the team at BackType/Twitter, to analyze the tweet stream in real time, Storm became an official Apache incubation project in September 2013. Ever since, Hortonworks engineering has
The open source technology market is huge. It fuels 1 million unique projects today, and opens up massive opportunities for small and large enterprises alike. It means small companies can deploy technologies in a cost-effective manner, and large enterprises have the means to scale; as John Gallaugher points out, Google has
Bol.com is an online retail portal based out of the Netherlands. They sell over 8 million products, stocking everything from entertainment to electronics, from books to jewellery. Recommending the perfect product from this vast range can be like finding a needle in a haystack; we caught up with Barrie Kersbergen,