Posted in April 2011

Optimistic and Pessimistic Concurrency Control

Introduction Most web applications allow a user to query a database, retrieve a local copy of the queried data, make changes to that local copy, and then finally send the updates and the unchanged values back to the database. These are often described as CRUD (Create, Read, Update, Delete) applications. An example would be a … Continue reading

Project Nimbus and WP7 Apps Generator

What is Project Nimbus? “Project Nimbus is an initiative that hopes to solve innovators’ problem of finding data sets and services by offering a central place for authoritative and reliable data and services access from government and commercial entities in Singapore.” For example if you need list of ATM kioks in Singapore as dataset for … Continue reading

Banking Software Gets to The Cloud

Temenos takes T24 to the cloud “Global banking software provider Temenos has launched Temenos T24 (T24) on the Microsoft Windows Azure platform, making it the first core banking system to go into production with customers on Azure. The combination of T24 and the Windows Azure platform, including SQL Azure, allows banks to remove the high … Continue reading