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Jaspersoft's Java Reporting Engine Integrated with Cloud Foundry, Red Hat Virt

Open-source business intelligence vendor Jaspersoft recently made its popular Java reporting engine, JasperReports Server, available in the products of two fierce cloud competitors.

NoSQL-Based Database Service for Apps Launched by Amazon

Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Wednesday launched a new database service that will let customers modify and store huge amounts of unstructured content while providing rapid access to data.

IBM Acquires Green Hat

IBM announced Wednesday it has agreed to buy Green Hat, a provider of tools that lets application developers use cloud resources to test their software, for an undisclosed amount.

Plans for Linux Server Hosting on Azure Outlined in Report

A report discussing a planned Microsoft move to allow customers to host Linux servers on its Windows Azure cloud service was released by All About Microsoft's Mary Jo Foley today.

New CollabNet Framework Looks To Bring ALM Tools Together

CollabNet, the Brisbane, Calif.-based provider of distributed software development solutions, recently released a new integration framework for its TeamForge Agile ALM platform.

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c To Feature Cloud, Java EE 6 and Java 7 Support

Oracle WebLogic Server 12c is being billed as the corner stone of the company's Cloud Application Foundation and a core component of its Oracle Fusion Middleware product line.

ScrumWorks Pro Goes Codesion Cloud

Collabnet on Friday announced the availability of its ScrumWorks Pro Agile project management tool on its Codesion Cloud Services platform.

Joyent Joins VMware's Community Leads Program To Support Node.js

In an effort to lend its Node.js expertise to VMware's Cloud Foundry project, cloud software and services provider Joyent has signed on to VMware's Community Leads program.

Zend Studio 9.0 Goes GA

Yesterday Zend announced the general availability of Zend Studio 9.0.

Gartner: 70 Billion App Store Downloads by 2014

According to a forecast released by Gartner last week, App stores and marketplaces will be among the top 10 strategic technologies for enterprises next year.

SQL Server 2012 Offers Testing Capabilities for Amazon Cloud

Amazon and Microsoft have teamed up to give developers a way to test Microsoft's upcoming version of its SQL Server in the Amazon cloud.

Java PaaS Jelastic Supports App Deployment on Nginx Web Server

Hivetext Technologies announced this week that its Java-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) Jelastic will be supporting the Nginx Web server.

Cloud Hoster AppFog Adds Java Support

Cloud-based hosting service AppFog has added Java to the growing list of languages it supports, the company announced this week.

HTML 5 Cloud for Mobile Devs Launched by Sencha

A beta version of Sencha's mobile cloud service, aimed at developers building shared applications, has been released.

Zend Unveils PHP Cloud

Zend Technologies announced Tuesday phpcloud.com, a new platform and partner ecosystem for development and delivery of PHP-based Web applications.

Independent Foundation for OpenStack

Rackspace has announced the birth of an independent foundation that will assume ownership and governance for the open source cloud platform, OpenStack.

Search Vendor Endeca Acquired by Oracle

In an agreement announced today, Oracle will be acquiring Endeca Technologies Inc., a provider of software called MDEX Engine that allows users to gather and analyze unstructured data.

Google Adds MySQL Database to Its App Engine Cloud

Google on Thursday announced a free preview of Google Cloud SQL, which adds a MySQL database Web service to Google's cloud-based App Engine development stack.

Ellison Unveils Oracle's Public Cloud, Social Network; Slams Cloud Competitors

Oracle's new Public Cloud is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) designed to run the company's Fusion Applications, which are now generally available.

Oracle's Plans for Java Unveiled at JavaOne

Just some of the many announcements includes plans to "bridge the gap" between Java ME and Java SE, an approach to modularizing Java SE 8 that will rely on the Jigsaw platform, and a new project that aims to use HTML5 to bring Java to Apple's iOS platform.

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