Hortonworks and Concurrent are partnering to make Hadoop development easier and quicker by combining the former's Hadoop data platform with the latter's Cascading application development framework.
Typesafe, the chief commercial backer of the open source Scala project, has announced the final release of Scala 2.11.
Akka is Typesafe's asynchronous, event-driven middleware implemented in Scala.
Oracle has followed up its quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) with an additional security advisory for its Java Cloud Service.
Hortonworks yesterday announced a new version of Apache Hive, the open source data warehouse software running on top of Hadoop, with new SQL query features and performance improvements.
Perennially chasing Apple and Google in the mobile app development arena, Microsoft is catching up in at least one area: Some Windows Phone developers can now respond to reviews of their apps as part of a recently launched pilot program.
Embarcadero Technologies this week upgraded its cross-platform tool for building natively compiled apps, emphasizing mobile targeting and a well-timed fix to modernize Windows XP applications.
Google yesterday introduced two new connectors for accessing Hadoop data stored in the company's cloud storage platform.
Remember the old days, when developers were under siege by replacement workers with H1-B visas, outsourcing to offshore coding factories and the threat of their art becoming a commodity service? Take a look at them now.
Red Hat wants to streamline the process of application delivery and orchestration across bare metal systems, virtual machines and private and public clouds via software containers -- and it's collaborating with Docker to do it.
Red Hat today announced the forthcoming launch of a new software marketplace for users of its OpenShift Online public cloud application development and hosting platform.
MapR announced the addition of the Apache Spark technology stack to its Hadoop distribution, one of the leading tools in the fast-growing arena of Big Data analytics.
Apperian Inc. announced an open API for its enterprise mobility management and deployment platform.
MongoDB Inc. announced the "biggest release ever" of its popular NoSQL database, with improvements coming in the areas of aggregation, text-search integration, query engine performance, security and many more.
The Spring team at Pivotal has announced the 1.0 release of its Spring Boot rapid application development framework.
The free and open source Zulu 8.0 is compatible and compliant with the recently launched Java SE 8.
Shortly after Microsoft proclaimed itself as being "mobile first, cloud first" at its Build conference, IBM further exemplified the growing trend by improving its MobileFirst portfolio, including app development services.
Big Data heavyweights Cloudera and Hortonworks each upgraded their platforms last week, reflecting their differing views on providing Hadoop-based products to customers.