When openness doesn’t matter | InfoWorld

Michael Gartenberg, an industry analyst and former Apple employee, recently spent over 900 words arguing that “it’s in Apple’s self-interest to open the [Messages] The ecosystem is a little bit, not because it’s profitable, but because it’s the right thing to do for all smartphone users.” Meanwhile, Apple has nearly $2.5 trillion in reasons to … Read more

Why database design choices matter to developers

Software developers today have more options open to them. They have tools and services that can help them build new applications quickly, then launch those services to customers globally, and then scale them up to meet growing demand. Microservices architectures and agile development put the emphasis on moving faster and spinning up new services whenever … Read more