Month: August 2018

Looking Beyond OAS 3 (Part 1)

After reviewing the history of the OAI and API specifications last year, I wanted to take a look at the future of the OpenAPI Initiative (OAI) and outline my calculated, plausible evolution paths for the project moving forward. State of the OAI Over the past year, we’ve hit several milestones. We have released the OpenAPI […]


The Limits of Hand-coding in the Big Data Era

Those rare companies that decide to engage in hand-coding do it either because they lack the required information (they simply don’t know there are packaged solutions out there) or often mistakenly believe that all a big data project takes is to feed data into a Hadoop cluster. They figure developing a dedicated on-premise infrastructure to […]


Talend and Splunk: Aggregate, Analyze and Get Answers from Your Data Integration Jobs

Log management solutions play a crucial role in an enterprise’s layered security framework— without them, firms have little visibility into the actions and events occurring inside their infrastructures that could either lead to data breaches or signify a security compromise in progress. Splunk is the “Google for log files” heavyset enterprise tool that was the […]