Oracle CEO Larry Ellison made a last-minute appearance at the company's Cloud World event in San Francisco this week, adding some C-level cheerleading to the daylong showcase of Oracle products.
The newly launched Apprenda 5.0 also comes with a revamped developer portal and dynamic scaling enhancements.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced it is reducing pricing for its S3 and Elastic Block Storage Service (EBS).
Pivotal has released the first major update of the Spring Framework since 2009.
Jelastic this week announced an upcoming collaboration with Red Hat to promote the global standardization of pluggable PaaS "cartridges" for Red Hat's OpenShift cloud computing platform.
Amazon yesterday introduced its Kinesis service for real-time processing of never-ending Big Data streams to facilitate instant business decision-making.
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) Wednesday launched an initiative that would aid enterprises in using cloud computing services to protect infrastructures.
Red Hat this week at the OpenStack Foundation Summit in Hong Kong said its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) software can now be deployed on OpenStack clouds.
NewSQL startup NuoDB has released an update of its distributed relational database management system (DBMS).
Open-source business intelligence (BI) vendor Jaspersoft has extended the integration of its reporting and analytics server to include Amazon's Elastic MapReduce service (EMR).
Cloud Technology Partners' newly announced PaaSLane tool aims to remove the process of evaluating software source code to ensure .NET and Java applications can work properly in a cloud environment.
The Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Hadoop 2, a major upgrade of the open source cloud computing platform nearly synonymous with Big Data.
On Wednesday Microsoft announced the release of SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).
Genuitec has updated its SDC Cloud Connect platform that uses a simple push technology to allow Java developers to speed their established Eclipse packages to the cloud.
SOASTA has updated its automated Web application testing solution, CloudTest, with a new Java Module.
Red Hat this week announced an expansion to its OpenShift Platform as a Service (PaaS) portfolio.
Amazon announced last week it is letting customers modify their Reserved Instances in a limited capacity.
This week Workday, one of the fastest-growing Software as a Service (SaaS) firms, launched its big data analytics module.
Key VMware employees, including founder Diane Greene, recently launched CloudPhysics -- cloud-based datacenter operations management service.
Java-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider Jelastic last week announced another update of its rapidly evolving Java and PHP cloud hosting platform.