Slow Down for Summer

In the U.S., summer is quickly approaching, meaning longer days and later nights. For students and their parents, it also means no school for three months and countless hours to fill. Of course, programmers often keep longer hours than most year-round—sometimes to the point where it affects their he... [More]

Microsoft Azure Expands

On Wednesday, Microsoft announced the availability of two new services in its Azure family of offerings. The first is Storm for Azure HDInsight, the 100% Apache Hadoop-based cloud service that features language extensions and on-demand scaling. Storm is an open source stream analytics platform that ... [More]