CouchDB NoSQL database available for download

The first fully production-ready nonrelational, or NoSQL, database, called CouchDB, has been released, the corporate sponsor of the project, Couchio, announced on Wednesday. Work on CouchDB began in 2005 at IBM as a Lotus Notes project to help with off-line replication of data. It became an independent open-source project in 2008. Couchio offers commercial support …

Is IBM really a Worldwide Marketshare Leader in Social Platforms Software?

Just read the the IDC report states that worldwide revenue for the social platforms market reached $369.7 million in 2009 which is 55% up growth. According to the IDC, IBM is ranked #1 as over 35% of Fortune 100 companies have adopted IBM’s social software offerings, which include Lotus Connections, LotusLive Connections. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2si30EOtG8] read more…

IBM’s Lotus Foundation in Tanzania

Yes, IBM is expending its market share in Tanzania! Computer Assisted Telephony Systems (CaTS) is setting up an office in Tanzania to convert African world to use IBM Lotus foundations. Read more…

President Obama Creates a Small Business Jobs Plan – will it help IT ???

Wondering whether this Plan will do anything for a small business. ================================================= In her kickoff address SBA (Small Business Administration) Administrator Karen Mills reported on  last year’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) which  has lent $27 billion to small businesses to date. But as Mills said, “There’s more work to do.” To that end, …