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Hadoop, There It Isn’t—A Startup Bucks The Big Data Consensus

February 3rd, 2014

Manta is an object store like Amazon’s Simple Storage Service, but it also allows users to run compute operations directly on top of the objects. Translation? You can have your cake and eat it too. The compute could be on demand. Read More ›

Did object storage come of age in 2013?

January 23rd, 2014

In June Joyent unveiled its Manta Storage Service, object storage in the cloud, with strongly consistent writes, highly available reads, no object size limits, and per-object replication policies. Joyent CTO Jason Hoffman described is as, “It's S3 with EC2 and Elastic MapReduce bolted on top of it.” Read More ›

How Node.js Stays On Track

January 17th, 2014

But unless you work at Joyent, the company that stewards the framework, you probably won’t notice a thing. According to new project lead TJ Fontaine, there’s no directional change in sight. “We’re just trying to continue our goal to make sure we can enable users to innovate with Node,” Fontaine said. Read More ›

InfoWorld's 2014 Technology of the Year Award winners

January 15th, 2014

Four years later, Node.js has become a whole programming stack and infrastructure of its own, powering not only Web apps but desktop apps as well. Read More ›

The king is dead. Long live the king! Meet Node’s newest leader.

January 15th, 2014

“Node is bigger than the software, than me, than Joyent, than the core team. It’s also the community and businesses and ecosystem. It’s all of that, and it will persist and continue on.” Read More ›

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