Articles

SQL in PL/SQL
In this chapter from Oracle PL/SQL by Example, 5th Edition, learn how to make use of variables and the various ways to populate variables. This chapter also covers transactional control in PL/SQL by explaining what it means to commit data as well as how SAVEPOINTs are used.
By Benjamin Rosenzweig, Elena Rakhimov - Mar 4, 2015
Working with Data Models in MongoDB
Jesse Smith shows you how data models work in MongoDB and how they differ from relational databases.
By Jesse Smith - Mar 4, 2015
Video: Working with Big Data: How to Write Data Into the Hadoop File System
In this video excerpt from Working with Big Data LiveLessons (Video Training): Infrastructure, Algorithms, and Visualizations, Paul Dix shows you how to copy files up to Hadoop using a StackExchange public data dump as an example.
By Paul Dix - Mar 3, 2015
Get to Know Your Amazon Fire Phone
In this chapter from My Amazon Fire Phone, you learn about the external and internal features of the Amazon Fire phone and the basics of getting started.
By Lonzell Watson - Mar 2, 2015
Scanning Barcodes Using the AV Foundation Framework
In addition to playing video and audio files, the iOS 7 AV Foundation Framework APIs let you use your iOS device's camera for scanning. Wei-Meng Lee shows how to create an application to scan barcodes.
By Wei-Meng Lee - Mar 2, 2015
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Blogs

How the Internet Works: Platform As A Service

In an ongoing effort to shed light on basic concepts within the Internet, this article is going to touch on a underlying principle of cloud based solutions, PaaS. This article will aim to answer the following questions:


  1. What is PaaS?
  2. How does PaaS Work?
  3. How is PaaS Different than Traditional App Development?
  4. What are the Major Benefits of PaaS?
  5. Who Should Utilize PaaS?

  6. If you need a refresher on how the cloud works, check out "How the Internet Works: The Layers of the Cloud"

By Brad Yale - Feb 26, 2015 - Programming, Web Development, Web Services, ASP .NET, ASP.NET, Cloud Computing, Java, Perl, Perl, PHP, PHP, Python, Python, Ruby, Ruby/Ruby on Rails
Thank You, SANS.org!

No matter what the need, few security organizations are as dedicated to helping us InfoSec Pros as SANS.

By John Traenkenschuh - Feb 12, 2015 - Security, General Security and Privacy, Network Security, Software Security
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