Bonjour is Apple’s implementation of Zeroconf that is included with Mac OS X. Bonjour is a service discovery protocol which has the primary function of discovery services on a local area network (LAN). It uses multicast Domain Name System (DNS) service to locate devices such as computers, printers, and services that those devices offer. The [...]
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Oct 12 2007
GridGain provides a computational grid framework. These days, CPUs are increasing in performance by adding more cores, rather than MHz. While, this may continue to fulfill Moore’s Law, the development of multi-core applications is becoming an increasingly complex and difficult problem. GridGain alleviates this by providing a powerful framework to address these issues. Here is [...]
Sep 26 2007
GigaSpaces owns an amazing set of technologies. They have created a general-purpose, infinitely-scalable, application platform. This is an incredibly difficult problem to solve, but they have managed to solve it. In other words, they provide Google-like technology for the rest of us. Here is an exclusive interview with Geva Perry, Chief Marketing Officer, at GigaSpaces.
Sep 10 2007
by Lauren Nicole Computers are brittle machines. If a single CPU or hard drive dies the entire system dies and productivity grinds to a halt. This can be caused by anything from an electrical surge, a mechanical failure, a virus attack, or any number of issues. This is especially true for many home computers. While [...]