Legend has it that when Steve Jobs was about to make his return to Apple, that he met up with his good friend, Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle. At that time, Microsoft was the dominant tech powerhouse and Apple was on the brink of bankruptcy. Both Oracle and Apple viewed Microsoft as a formidable adversary. [...]
Posts Tagged java
Dec 12 2007
Pervasive Software is a company focused on dealing with the complexity of multicore CPU architectures. Much of the current software out there does not take advantage of multicore CPUs; thus, many systems are utilizing their hardware inefficiently. To address these issues, Pervasive offers an entire framework called DataRush. Here is an exclusive interview with Michael [...]
Oct 12 2007
Terracotta provides a world-class JVM clustering solution. This provides Java developers with a way to quickly scale their existing applications from a single JVM to a many JVMs with minimal or no code changes. Here is an exclusive interview with Ari Zilka, Founder and Chief Technology Officer, at Terracotta.
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.