The big problem with Big Data isn't big volume, it's the big variety of data types, according to a survey of data scientists released by Paradigm4 Inc. this week.
Oracle Corp. yesterday unveiled a new Mobile Application Framework to simplify cross-platform app development for smartphones and tablets.
DataStax today introduced an upgrade to its Cassandra NoSQL database offering that sports new Big Data capabilities via integration with Apache Spark and Hadoop.
Google Inc. today announced new features to help Android developers connect their mobile apps to a cloud-based back-end platform.
The Codio cloud-based development platform yesterday emerged from beta status, letting programmers write and execute code for free using just a Web browser.
The Eclipse Foundation today announced the ninth annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects and project upgrades known as the Release Train.
Big Data database provider RainStor Inc. today released a new version of its software that includes an archive application for storing data long-term on Hadoop 2.0.
Coverity Development Testing Platform 7.5 comes with a new cloud-based QA tool, new analysis algorithms focused on Java and C# codebases, and expanded Java Web app security coverage, among other enhancements.
Amazon.com Inc. is offering up to 1.5 million in Amazon Coins to developers who build qualifying apps optimized for the company's new Fire smartphone.
XRebel 1.0 is designed to allow Java developers to find and fix problems as they code.
The Embarcadero Technologies cross-platform mobile development tool gets C++ support in addition to Object Pascal.
Just before the expected launch of an Amazon smartphone, the company sought to attract mobile developers to its platform by reporting strong Appstore growth and app monetization opportunities.
After Apple Inc. reversed its App Store ban on virtual currency functionality, the first bitcoin-based iOS wallet app is on the market.
VMware Inc. on Friday updated its vSphere Big Data Extensions (BDE), adding support for Hadoop 2, along with other enhancements.
Company targets wearable devices with new developer pack, claiming industry first.
Azul Systems this week released an update of its Zing runtime for Java that extends production support for new server-grade Amazon Web Services (AWS) instances.
Java/PHP-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider Jelastic has wrapped its arms around Ruby developers with the latest release of its evolving "Platform-as-Infrastructure" (PaI) environment.
Docker, Inc. announced its first milestone release this week, along with a new program of enterprise support designed to turn the popular packing tool into a full-fledged open platform for building, shipping and running distributed applications.
Rival Big Data companies Cloudera and Hortonworks continue to battle for Hadoop distribution supremacy, most recently concentrating on shoring up their respective security capabilities.