The free learn-programming-online site now has 11 modules and 86 lessons in all things PHP from the basics to standard if/else logic flow to arrays, functions, and advanced object-oriented programming.
Cloud computing giant Rackspace has made a small but smart acquisition in ObjectRocket, a version of the MongoDB database that makes it lightning fast.
Even when a service is up 99.5 percent of the time — which might sound pretty good to non-developers — it’s down almost 44 hours in a year.
10 messages per second to 1,000,000 live users on single, solitary server?
If you’re reading from down under, relax. Ditto to those swathed in red, white, and blue. No Olympic gold medals have been handed out yet. At least, not for long jump, shotput, or table tennis.
Big data often means big complexity. But CloudMine, the backend-as-a-service infrastructure for apps, just launched this weekend to take the pain out of data management for app developers.
The world’s third-most widely used server technology powers the top social site on the planet, a billion hours of streaming video a month, the busiest blog site on the globe, and top content delivery networks like Cloudflare, but no one outside the web development community knows its name.
Google released an annual energy report for its data centers Monday, claiming that by measuring energy consumption, its data centers are 50 percent more efficient than other companies’.