In analyzing social network, one common problem is how to detecting communities, such as groups of people who knows or interacting frequently with each other. Community is a subgraph of a graph where the connectivity are unusually dense.
If you haven't heard of SwitchYard yet, all you need to know is that it's going to replace JBoss ESB in the core of their Enterprise Application Platform (EAP). This video is a quick 8-minute tutorial in eclipse using an early version of SwitchYard to do some integration.
I generally leave storage commentary to others more enamored with the field, but what excited me about the announcement was how it so well showed the smart use of hardware technologies, the great integration of acquired technologies, and the application of pure research.
The C++ compiler in Visual Studio 11 has another neat optimization feature up its sleeve. Unlike intrusive features, such as running code on the GPU using the AMP extensions, this one requires no additional compilation switches and no changes – even the slightest – to the code.
The best way to describe MessagePack is “JSON on steroids”. It supports an almost identical set of data types as JSON —Nil, Boolean, Integer, Float, String, Array, and Associative Array— but runs much faster and requires a fraction of space.