Vol. 9 No. 4 – April 2011



Mobile Application Development: Web vs. Native

Web apps are cheaper to develop and deploy than native apps, but can they match the native user experience?

by Andre Charland, Brian LeRoux

Scalable SQL

How do large-scale sites and applications remain SQL-based?

by Michael Rys

The One-second War (What Time Will You Die?)

As more and more systems care about time at the second and sub-second level, finding a lasting solution to the leap seconds problem is becoming increasingly urgent.

by Poul-Henning Kamp