by Simon Crosby, on Jun 7, 2021 8:45:00 AM

I bet you think this is about the rise of Netflix, YouTube, Disney+ etc. It isn’t. Sure, streaming video has eclipsed TV, but that's old news. I’m referring to the …

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by Simon Crosby, on May 18, 2021 11:03:50 AM

Organizations are drowning in streams of data and it's only going to get worse. Sure, lots of it can be stored, but most of it is only fleetingly useful Traditional …

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by Chris Sachs, on Feb 26, 2020 11:39:28 AM

We’re living in an open core universe. These days it can be difficult to differentiate technology capabilities available via open source compared with commercial licensed versions of various software projects …

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by Simon Crosby, on Feb 19, 2020 9:43:28 AM

Back at the beginning of this century (a long time ago in tech) some brilliant chaps escaped from Google with the recipe for taming enterprise big-data: Hadoop. If it worked …

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by Brad Johnson, on Jan 7, 2020 10:51:20 AM

It’s 2020 and we’re still beholden to application patterns established in the era of mainframe computing. The Web was originally created to exchange static resources between user agents. The Hypertext …

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by Brad Johnson, on Dec 3, 2019 11:03:44 AM

Last week, Swim.ai's Scott Clarke joined the team at MATRIX Labs for a video tutorial about his visualization tool for the MATRIX Creator board, which is powered by swimOS. If …

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by Brad Johnson, on Oct 28, 2019 12:46:32 PM

Whenever I’m discussing swimOS with someone reasonably technical, we invariably arrive on the subject of microservices. It makes sense, as microservices are a commonly understood architectural paradigm and represent many …

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by Brad Johnson, on Oct 16, 2019 11:03:30 AM

In my most recent post, I made four recommendations about planning for an intelligent edge application. My primary takeaway was that building real-time applications requires a different mindset than building …

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by Brad Johnson, on Oct 14, 2019 12:34:19 PM

Last week, Microsoft announced their Azure Data Box Edge computing appliance. While it may seem like a pure edge hardware play, CEO Satya Nadella positioned the product as part of …

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by Brad Johnson, on Oct 4, 2019 9:41:35 AM

Learning a new technology takes time and effort, so it’s important to make sure you’ve identified a good fit before you invest precious brain cycles. To help you determine whether …

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