thoughts

The NoSQL Fuss

For years we have been using SQL relational databases as the_ de facto_ standard backend for our applications, whether desktop apps or web apps, we were relying on relational databases as the only reliable solution for storing information that is searchable and consistent all the time. Enterprise-class database business was…

An Advice To Computer Science Graduates 2010

Today, I attended the graduation party of the eleventh batch of The Faculty of Computers and Information Technology for the year 2010 in Mansoura University. I was invited to give a quick speech to the graduates and to give them an advice that would help them define their future careers.…

Cloud Computing for the great good

I've been busy for almost the last year in developing infrastructure services for cloud computing platform - mainly dispersed storage - and during that I've been working closely with cloud computing giants and have seen several cloud computing management and provisioning frameworks -- that include Q-Layer framework -- I can…