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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.

Piston Announces OpenStack Cloud Distribution for Enterprises

Piston Computing announced this week a hardened operating system based on the open source OpenStack project for private enterprise clouds

JRuby Now Supported on Engine Yard Cloud

Engine Yard, a provider of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for Ruby on Rails, now supports JRuby applications on its cloud platform, the company announced Wednesday.

Rackspace Adds OpenStack to Its Infrastructure

Rackspace announced plans this week to deploy the OpenStack open source cloud platform across its entire infrastructure.

Cloudify Deploys Java on Azure

GigaSpaces Technologies has just rolled out the public beta of its Cloudify for Azure enterprise Java application platform for on-boarding JEE, Spring and big-data apps to Microsoft's Windows Azure platform.

Build, Day 2: Keynote Focuses on Visual Studio 11, MVC Changes, Cloud, More

Microsoft's Scott Guthrie and Jason Zander dove into the Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview (and more) in the Wednesday Build keynote.

Salesforce.com's Future Laid out in Keynote by CEO Benoiff

During his Wednesday Keynote at the annual Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff left no doubt about his company's direction.

VMware Brings the Cloud to Developers' Desktops

VMware has released the beta of Micro Cloud Foundry, a complete version of its Cloud Foundry PaaS designed to run on developers' PCs or Macs.

Red Hat's OpenShift PaaS for Cloud Now Supports Java EE 6

Red Hat announced today that its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment now supports Java Enterprise Edition 6 (Java EE 6).

Microsoft's LightSwitch Released for Visual Studio

Microsoft announced the release of Visual Studio LightSwitch 2011 on Tuesday -- which is described as a "simplified self-service development tool" that allows for the creation of.NET applications that can be deployed to the desktop, Web or Azure cloud.

Agile Product Watch: Cloud-Based Dashboard, ScrumWorks Pro Update, Oracle Agile PLM Upgrade Tool

A quick look at new/upgraded Agile products from Mendix, Collabnet and Zero Wait-State.

Upgrades Coming to VMware's Virtualization Platform

An upgrade to VMware's vSphere 5, the company's flagship virtulization platform, was announced today in a live event.

CloudBees Releases Eclipse Toolkit for Java Developers

Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company CloudBees wants to give Java jocks a more integrated process for developing, building and deploying their cloud applications.

CollabNet Upgrades Agile Dev Platform for Social, Cloud Collaboration

CollabNet recently announced a new version of its TeamForge Agile software development platform new social coding collaboration features, among other changes.

JAX 2011: Java Must 'Seize the Lead in the Cloud,' Says SpringSource Founder

There are clouds on the horizon for Java -- or there better be, says Rod Johnson, founder of the Spring framework and senior vice president of the Application Platform Division at VMware.

Java PaaS Provider CloudBees Launches Integrated Partner Ecosystem

The new CloudBees Ecosystem is designed to bring cloud-based services from the company's partners directly to developers within the CloudBees platform.

Open Source Integration Platform Adds Hybrid Cloud Support

Commercial open-source middleware maker Talend has taken its recently announced Unified Integration Platform into the cloud.

New Developer Opportunities Arrive with Apple's iOS 5, iCloud

Apple took the wraps off of two huge initiatives at its Worldwide Developer Conference this week, both with major implications for its developers.

Java/.NET Interop Provider Offering New Bridges in the Cloud

Java/.NET interoperability solutions provider JNBridge is jumping deep into the cloud with a major update of its flagship toolset.

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