Month: December 2015

What’s Next for IoT: 4 Things to Watch

What’s next for IoT? There’s no doubt that there’s a lot more “connected things” these days and that means a lot more data. Specifically, technology is moving out of the consumer’s hands and into Healthcare, Oil & Gas, Transportation, Aviation and more. The spread of smart devices and sensors creates new forms of value and […]

Understanding HTTP content negotiation

HTTP provides a smart mechanism to manage formats of exchanged payloads. This mechanism is responsible for selecting the appropriate representation when servicing an HTTP request. This feature is called content negotiation or CONNEG. In this post, we will describe how to use it, as well as the different headers involved and the possible status codes […]

Talend “Job Design Patterns” and Best Practices

  Talend developers everywhere, from beginners to the very experienced, often deal with the same question: “What is the best way for me to write this job”?  We know it should be efficient, easy to read, easy to write, and above all (in most cases), easy to maintain. We also know that the Talend Studio is […]

IT stuff for free! – 3 Zero-Cost Integration Projects

According to Gartner forecasts, IT spend is likely to be close to $4 trillion in 2015. It’s probably very welcoming then to hear that you can still complete some IT projects for free. Case in point: Data Integration. There are free open solutions available that are a great alternative to either hand coding all your […]