This Week On developerWorks for July 19, 2013
Sam Siewert is an Assistant Professor at the University Of Alaska Anchorage who has just published an article on developerWorks about the implication of Big Data in the Cloud and some of the tools that can be used to visualize large complex data sets. He speaks about the "three V's" of Big Data, which is based on "3D Data Management: Controlling Data Volume, Velocity, and Variety."
IBM has released an evaluation version of its latest IBM Rational Software Architect product. Rational Software Architect is a comprehensive application design, modeling and development tool for end-to-end software delivery. The latest version provides comprehensive support for emerging technologies such as Business Process Modeling Notation version 2, Service Oriented Architecture, and Java Enterprise Edition version 5. Stop by the Evaluation Software area of developerWorks to download an evaluation copy of this product.
IBM has released an evaluation version of its IBM DB2 Merge Backup product for Linux, Unix, and Windows. As application databases increase in size and number, so does the amount of time required to complete backup procedures. But the IBM DB2 Merge Backup for Linux, Unix and Windows lets database administrators perform backups without taking databases offline or disrupting applications. Database backups are completely transparent to end users. Visit the developerWorks evaluation software area to download an evaluation copy of the product.