Monthly Archives: July 2013



Netflix pushes its cloud tools to open source

This is how Netflix does Cloud computing, and it’s open sourcing a ton of its tools.  This is extremely interesting, as Netflix is looking to establish its approach as best practice for managing entire cloud implementations.  I’m usually weary of anything stated as “best practice” as that somehow becomes inflexible law (more on that later….) [...]




Is Postgres On Par With Oracle?

Somebody posted this question on Slashdot recently: http://developers.slashdot.org/story/13/07/13/0018224/ask-slashdot-is-postgres-on-par-with-oracle Now, while I personally tend to believe that there is merit to questions like this, its unfortunate that the inevitable flame war that begins in the comments has simply become…well…. tiresome. I think the original poster of the question legitimately wanted to know what is the feature [...]