Realistic scientific studies of productivity are often not feasible. For example, people often claim that programming language X makes them more productive than language Y. How could you conduct a study where you randomly assign someone a programming language to use for a career?
The traditional scientist builds an experimental design based on a hypothesis. An experimental design is established whereby all the independent variables — those that can influence the outcome — can be controlled.
It is clear that the annual bonus system doesn't work. A tremendous amount of research says that it demotivates people, destroys collaboration, and causes dysfunctional behavior among managers and employees.
“Today, software and hardware together provide far more powerful factories than most statisticians realize, factories that many of today’s most able young people find exciting and worth learning about on their own..."
A few months ago we announced that Neo Technology (Neo) had joined theLinked Data Benchmark Council (LDBC), a three-year EU-funded research project aimed at creating a comprehensive suite of performance benchmarks for graph databases.
Your HBase master is failing to start because Zookeeper is giving it an incorrect location for where the -ROOT- table is located. If you go into the HBase webui, you’ll see “Assigning ROOT region” as the status of the master node on startup.
I've spent a good amount of time setting up message-based infrastructures, so I decided to make a tool that would allow me to set up localhost friendly, network available message queues much quicker so I could try out all the things I wanted.
The Axway Vordel API Server allows you to read in REST API parameters from an incoming request, and then use these parameters for a variety of purposes, for example to pass them into a SOAP message, or use them to call a method of a Java class via the Scripting Filter.