Martin Heller

Contributing Editor

Martin Heller is a contributing editor and reviewer for InfoWorld. Formerly a web and Windows programming consultant, he developed databases, software, and websites from his office in Andover, Massachusetts, from 1986 to 2010. More recently, he has served as VP of technology and education at Alpha Software and chairman and CEO at Tubifi. Disclosure: He also writes for Hewlett-Packard's TechBeacon marketing website.

A hands-on look at quantum computing

What is Deno? A ‘better’ Node.js

What is Deno? A ‘better’ Node.js

From the creator of Node.js, Deno is a secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript that addresses Node’s shortcomings

TypeScript vs. JavaScript: Understand the differences

TypeScript vs. JavaScript: Understand the differences

TypeScript transpiles to JavaScript and enables the development of large-scale applications

CockroachDB review: Distributed SQL shifts into high gear

CockroachDB review: Distributed SQL shifts into high gear

CockroachDB 19.2.2 impresses with lower latency, higher throughput, greater scalability, and new fully managed CockroachCloud service

Deep learning vs. machine learning: Understand the differences

Deep learning vs. machine learning: Understand the differences

Both machine learning and deep learning discover patterns in data, but involve dramatically different techniques

27 essential tips for Git and GitHub users

27 essential tips for Git and GitHub users

Smarter cloning, forking, merging, branching, documenting, collaboration, and workflow automation with Git and GitHub

How to choose the right database for your application

How to choose the right database for your application

From performance to programmability, the right database makes all the difference. Here are 12 key questions to guide your selection

Rockset review: Real-time SQL for operational data

Rockset review: Real-time SQL for operational data

One-of-a-kind database for operational analytics analyzes gigabytes to terabytes of recent, real-time, and streaming data in milliseconds

MongoDB vs. MySQL: How to choose

MongoDB vs. MySQL: How to choose

MongoDB and MySQL are the leading open source NoSQL and relational databases, respectively. Which is best for your application?

Deep learning frameworks: PyTorch vs. TensorFlow

Deep learning frameworks: PyTorch vs. TensorFlow

If you actually need a deep learning model, PyTorch and TensorFlow are both good choices

Couchbase review: A smart NoSQL database

Couchbase review: A smart NoSQL database

Flexible, distributed document database offers an easy query language, mobile synch, independently scalable services, and strong consistency within a cluster

The best graph databases

The best graph databases

These stellar databases combine horizontal scalability with highly efficient engines for storing and analyzing connected data

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