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BigMemory Takes on Java's Achilles' Heel: Garbage Collection

Terracotta has just announced the general availability of its new Java add-on for the Enterprise version of its Ehcache distributed Java caching software.

Survey: Agile Not Catching Waterfall Just Yet

While Agile methodology is growing in importance, a recent survey of European companies indicates that the traditional "waterfall" method will retain its position as the dominant development strategy.

RIM Launches New BlackBerry App Dev Platforms for Enterprise, Web, Social

Research in Motion (RIM) unveiled a new enterprise development platform at its annual developer conference in San Francisco this week, along with a new Web development platform, a new "social platform," an advertising service, a new set of analytics services and other tools and services.

6 Off-the-Beaten-Path Colleges for Recruiting Top Development Talent

Sure, you can compete with every other company for developers from MIT, Stanford and Cal Tech, but here's six other schools with top-level Computer Science programs that you should be looking at.

Java-COBOL Integrator Updated

Java-COBOL integration tools provider Veryan has upgraded its flagship isCOBOL Application Platform Suite (isCOBOL APS).

Updated Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse Aimed at Java Jocks

Oracle has released an update of its Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 11g, extending its support to more Fusion Middleware components, Eclipse 3.6 "Helios" release and Java EE tools.

Collabnet Pushes Agile ALM into the Cloud

Application lifecycle management (ALM) provider Collabnet rolled out a new version of its flagship TeamForge ALM platform this week, as well as a general-availability release of its free Subversion Edge product.

GAO Updates Framework To Reflect Enterprise Architectures Evolution

The Government Accountability Office has released a major update of a management maturity framework that provides a flexible benchmark against which federal agencies can plan for and measure enterprise architecture program maturity.

Report: Agile Leads Resurgence of Corporate Dev Projects

According to new research, companies are once more investing in application development projects, and Agile methodologies are leading the way.

Change Management: In Frameworks We Trust (And That May Be a Problem)

Bola Rotibi looks at the evolution of software development frameworks and some of the good, and bad, that they've delivered over the years.

Eclipse Survey Says Scrum Most Popular Methodology

Agile -- especially Scrum -- rules among developers who use Eclipse, the popular open-source IDE.

Report: IT Salaries Edging Upward

IT salaries at enterprises inched up slightly this year for the most part, according to a study published on Monday.

Collaboration Considered 'Essential' and 'Time Wasting'

An industry-sponsored survey finds that the majority of business leaders and executives see team-based projects resulting in waste of time.

Deployment Automation Tool for Java EE Launched

XebiaLabs's Deployit 1.3 beta offers new auto-discovery features plus support for virtualized and cloud environments.

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