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.

Review: Amazon QuickSight covers the BI basics

Review: Visual Studio 2017 is the best ever

Review: Visual Studio 2017 is the best ever

Visual Studio 2017 is not only smaller and faster, but armed for many more use cases than previous versions.

The top Go language IDEs and editors

The top Go language IDEs and editors

Among dozens of options for developing Go programs, Gogland, Visual Studio Code, and Cloud9 rise to the top.

Review: The best frameworks for machine learning and deep learning

Review: The best frameworks for machine learning and deep learning

TensorFlow, Spark MLlib, Scikit-learn, MXNet, Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit, and Caffe do the math.

Get started with Azure Machine Learning

Get started with Azure Machine Learning

Jump into Microsoft’s drag-and-drop machine learning studio with InfoWorld’s hands-on tutorial.

First look: Visual Studio for Mac is here at last, almost

First look: Visual Studio for Mac is here at last, almost

Xamarin-inspired IDE will allow C# and F# programmers to develop for iOS, Mac, and Android on a single machine, but is currently limited.

Review: Microsoft takes on TensorFlow

Review: Microsoft takes on TensorFlow

Microsoft Cognitive Toolkit is fast and easy to use, but a little wet behind the ears.

MySQL face-off: Amazon outscales Google

MySQL face-off: Amazon outscales Google

Google Cloud SQL performance may beat Amazon Aurora at low thread counts, but Aurora owns the high end.

Review: TensorFlow shines a light on deep learning

Review: TensorFlow shines a light on deep learning

Google's open source framework for machine learning and neural networks is fast and flexible, rich in models, and easy to run on CPUs or GPUs.

Review: Google Bigtable scales with ease

Review: Google Bigtable scales with ease

If your data runs to hundreds of terabytes or more, look to Cloud Bigtable for high performance, ease of use and effortless scaling without downtime.

Choosing a Java IDE

Find out what to look for in a Java IDE and get tips for deciding which of the top three is best for you. Martin Heller compares Eclipse, NetBeans, and IntelliJ IDEA, and offers a sample of lightweight IDEs for quicker and lighter...

Review: Google Cloud SQL takes on Amazon Aurora

Review: Google Cloud SQL takes on Amazon Aurora

Google’s second-generation SQL database as a service achieves higher transaction rates than Aurora at moderate loads.

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