Rick Grehan

Contributing Editor

Rick Grehan is a longtime InfoWorld reviewer and a professional software developer who currently works for Oracle.

Review: RethinkDB rethinks real-time Web apps

Review: MongoDB 3.0 reaches for the enterprise

Review: MongoDB 3.0 reaches for the enterprise

MongoDB zeroes in on operations with pluggable storage engines and revamped management tools

The Big 4 Java IDEs Compared

The Big 4 Java IDEs Compared

How Eclipse, NetBeans, JDeveloper, and IntelliJ IDEA stack up in capabilities and ease of use

Big Data Showdown: Cassandra vs. HBase

Bigtable-inspired open source projects take different routes to the highly scalable, highly flexible, distributed, wide column data store.

Cassandra Lowers the Barriers to Big Data

Apache Cassandra is a free, open source NoSQL database designed to manage very large data sets (think petabytes) across large clusters of commodity servers. Among many distinguishing features, Cassandra excels at scaling writes as...

Programming Opa: Web Development, Reimagined

MLstate's Opa streamlines Web app development with a single language for client and server, but the bright promise is not without pitfalls

First Look: Amazon RDS Gives You a MySQL Server in the Cloud

Amazon's Relational Database Service provides an easy escalator into the cloud for existing MySQL applications.

Amazon Eases Cloud Control

When Amazon's Elastic Cloud was in its infancy, the only management tools available were a set of Java-based command-line applications. As capable as the tools were, however, they were out of pace with the very Web-based world that...

Clean up Your SOAP-Based Web Services

The Infoworld Test Center inspects five worthy tools for keeping your services squeaky clean.

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