Cassandra, a Strong Alternative to SQL Server, MySQL, and RDBMS

Are you buying into the open source and/or anti-relational database movement? Recently, the interest in the database technology “Cassandra” has produced a metaphorical wind for the NoSQL movement sailboat. Apache’s product Cassandra DB is the …
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In the Web Rink, Think Async

It is very prevalent throughout the web development environment to follow the conventional HTTP paradigm of a synchronous request and response.  Whether in the standard context of HTTP/HTML or performing web service calls, frameworks and …
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Veanne Smith on Midtown Business Radio

We are excited to have SOLTECH’s Vice President, Veanne Smith be a guest speaker on this week’s Midtown Business Radio! Veanne was asked to share with the audience our SOLTECH story and why SOLTECH is still …
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Top App Acquisitions

Yahoo’s recent acquisition of MessageMe for $11.9 million is a hard line business decision, consistent with CEO Marissa Mayer’s aggressive acquisition strategy, and signals yet another example of how apps are not only changing the world, but making some app developers very rich indeed. …
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HTML 5: What is it and Why use it?

During most of my career, I have worked with HTML 4, created back in 1997, and XHTML 1.0 which came along in 2000. For over a decade, web interface developers have used HTML 4 and …
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How to Protect your Digital Wallet

As you know, it’s a mobile world! Our mobile devices and cell phones can do everything from giving you directions to holding digital boarding passes.  They contain all types of personal information, such as a …
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