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VMware's SpringSource Acquires GemStone for Java Cloud Infrastructure

SpringSource is acquiring data management vendor GemStone to use that company's GemFire enterprise data fabric to give developers the infrastructure necessary for emerging cloud-centric applications.

Red Hat and Drupal Announce New Support/Training Offerings

Red Hat announces support for Red Hat Cloud Access; Drupal offers training for its open source "social publishing system."

Platform for COBOL and Java Integration Gets Upgrade, Adds Eclipse Support

Veryant's isCOBOL 2010 adds support for Eclipse Galileo, among other changes.

New Type 5 JDBC Driver Aimed at Data-Driven Java Apps

Progress Software has launched a new Type 5 JDBC driver, which the company is billing as an industry first.

VMware, Salesforce Partner To Build Java Dev Platform in the Cloud

VMware and Salesforce.com have joined forces to build VMforce, a platform for building and running Java applications in the cloud.

Smartphone Development Is More Than Just iPhone

Although it's clear that the iPhone platform is still the place to be for mobile developers, results from a recent Ovum survey indicate that there's a lot of development activity around all the major platforms.

VMware's SpringSource Adds Lightweight Messaging for the Cloud

VMware's SpringSource division announced today that it will be adding a newly acquired lightweight messaging system, RabbitMQ, to its implementation of the Java-based open source Spring Framework.

5 Cloud Platforms You Don't Know About (But Should)

Don't just consider the "big boys" when determining your cloud computing partner -- many vendors have a lot to offer. Here's five up-and-coming platforms to add to your consideration list.

ALM Trends: Vendors and Customers Seek ROI

Vendors shift strategies to ease adoption, improve ROI and target software development lifecycle pain points.

Solving the Puzzle: Configuration Management in Agile Development

Experts and users weigh in on the challenge of integrating configuration management into your agile development projects.

SQL Server 2008 R2 'Madison' Undergoing Final Tests

Microsoft on Friday announced that it had released the final Parallel Data Warehouse version of SQL Server 2008 R2 to testers.

Oracle Changes Solaris 10 Licensing and Support Options

New terms appear to limit use of Solaris to a 90-day period unless the user obtains a support contract from Oracle.

Red Hat Updates JBoss Dev Tools, SOA Platform

Red Hat showed off the latest incarnation of its JBoss Developer Studio IDE at the annual EclipseCon developer conference, underway this week in Santa Clara.

Eclipse Foundation Approves Gemini, Virgo Projects

The Eclipse Foundation has given a thumbs up to two new projects under the Eclipse Runtime (RT) project.

Novell Rejects Buyout Offer

Novell's board turns down $2 billion bid calling it ‘inadequate.’