The specialists at CX Security recently reported a 'severe'-labelled exploit for the HBase NoSQL data store. The only solution is to make plans to upgrade as quickly as possible to version 0.92.3 when it is released, or upgrade to 0.94.9 or later.
If you haven't looked at dotCloud's PaaS Under the Hood underthehood series, you will definitely want to check it out if you want to really understand cloud application development patterns and best practices.
It's clear that session storage is a super-popular use case for the Redis NoSQL data store. I found another example this week by Armin Ronacher who writes about his coding excursions with the Flask Python micro framework.
Doing code reviews is a great way to discover things that people might struggle to comprehend. While proof-reading OpenStack patches recently, I spotted that people were not correctly using the various decorators Python provides for methods. So, here's my attempt at providing me with a link to send in my next code reviews. :-)
Martin Sustrik, one of the co-creators of ZeroMQ, has been working on a new messaging library called Nanomsg to surpass the lightweight power of ZeroMQ. You could almost think about Nanomsg as ZeroMQ–the sequel.
Given the new enhancements in Neo4j 2.0, Dave Fauth has begun rebuilding his DocGraph social graph for organizing doctor data. He's also using the Mortar platform for easily handling Pig and Hadoop with Python.
From a VMware developer who works on the RabbitMQ team, comes a presentation on the popular distributed task queue, Celery. This will give you some good information beyond the 'getting started' tutorials.