Soft Skills

Ultimamente vanno molto di moda, soprattutto in contesti aziendali: sono le(?) Soft Skills, quella famigerata combinazione di capacità, attitudini, comportamenti, tratti caratteriali che, se liberati -quasi esaltati- consentono ad un individuo di operare meglio in ambiti sociali, comunicativi e lavorativi. La Eastern Kentucky University si è pure presa la briga di catalogarne alcune, forse le principali: Communication […]

Cassandra, MongoDB, Couchbase: NoSQL Performance Benchmark

Interessante analisi quella in oggetto, eseguita da Altoros e pubblicata su InfoQ. Ne riporto qualche estratto qui sotto. Intro. Cassandra is a distributed columnar key-value database with eventual consistency. It is optimized for write operations and has no central master—data can be written or read to and from any of the nodes in a cluster. […]

Moqups, mockup per chi non ha tempo da perdere

Moqups: essenziale, rapido ed efficace. “Our design goals were clarity, simplicity and flexibility. We wanted our product to be blazing fast and load instantaneously. We are very enthusiastic with what we’ve built so far and we’re improving it on a daily basis, in no small part thanks to the suggestions of our lovely community where people […]

Perspective on the Government Adoption of Open Source Software

The Promise of open source: better quality higher reliability more flexibility lower cost an end to predatory vendor lock-in The Practice of open source: Security Flexibility Cost Savings Innovation Collaboration Accessibility Business Models Policy Compliance (link to the slideshow) Leggi anche: OpenDaylight: the open source Software-Defined Networking platform needs you. Brian Chan, Liferay: “Software and […]