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Latest Java ME Update Adds ARM-based Chip Optimization

Oracle today announced the latest update of the Java Platform Micro Edition (Java ME) is specifically optimized for some popular ARM-based embedded chip architectures.

Big Data Education, Training Opportunities on the Rise

Yesterday's announcement of a new master's degree program for data scientists at the University of California, Berkeley is among the latest examples of how educators and trainers are scrambling to meet the huge Big Data skills shortage.

Study: Poor End User Experience Is Top Cloud Concern

Cloud bottlenecks affecting user experience is a major concern when looking into cloud solutions.

Survey: Security Not a Top Priority for Many Software Developers

According to a new study by comScore, more than 40 percent of software developers globally say that security isn't a top priority for them, and a similar percentage don't use a secure application program process.

Gartner Big Data Analyst: Still Waiting for YARN to Move Hadoop Forward

Gartner analyst Merv Adrian was upbeat about the progress of Big Data and Hadoop during his recent keynote at Hadoop Summit North America, but later expressed some frustration and noted that "we aren't quite there yet."

Oracle Releases Cloud Application Foundation

Oracle today announced the 12c release of its Cloud Application Foundation, an integrated middleware platform for computing across conventional and cloud environments.

Java Remote Access Tool Used In PRISM Phishing Attack Targeting Gov't Workers

An attack campaign focused on government agencies is employing phishing e-mails to deliver a malicious payload containing a Java Remote Access Tool (RAT) called jRAT.

Red Hat & Google Partner on Open Source Java Framework for Cloud Apps

The goal of CapeDwarf is an implementation of the Google App Engine (GAE) API that allows Java developers to deploy their applications on Red Hat's JBoss Application Server (JBoss AS) unmodified.

Atlassian’s Bamboo 5 Bridges the DevOps Gap

Atlassian is releasing a significant upgrade to its Bamboo continuous integration (CI) server, one that represents an expansion of the tool’s core capabilities.

Oracle, Salesforce.com Strike Cloud 'Strategic Partnership'

Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison held a joint webcast last week to say they have formed a "strategic partnership."

Stratus Developing Fault-Tolerant Offering for OpenStack

High-availability computing software and hardware maker Stratus announced a new product designed to enable fault-tolerant operations in OpenStack clouds.

Microsoft Releases SQL Server 2014 Preview

Microsoft on Tuesday released the SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 1 and the cloud-based SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 1 on Windows Azure.

Build Keynote, Day 1: Spotlight on Visual Studio 2013 and Bing Development Platform

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off the Build Conference in San Francisco this morning with his keynote that focused on giving the public a first look at Visual Studio 2013, the new Bing development API and Windows 8.1.

New Framework for Java Devs Building Big Data Apps

Continuuity is set to give attendees at this week's Hadoop Summit in San Jose a peek at the latest version of its Developer Suite.

Microsoft Partnering with Oracle To Extend Java Support

Microsoft and Oracle today outlined a new partnership to support all of Oracle's key software offerings including Java on Microsoft's Windows Server line.

Eclipse 'Kepler' Release Train Coming June 26

The Eclipse Foundation is set to announce the eighth annual synchronized launch of multiple Eclipse projects and project upgrades this week.

Big Data Product Watch 6/20/13: Big Players Weigh In

On the verge of the 6th Annual Hadoop Summit, the Big Data space is awash with recent product announcements from vendors big and small.

Compuware Launches Biz App APM Tool

Developers, who often get blamed for performance problems that have nothing to do with their applications, can use this new tool to show what's really happening on the system.

Hortonworks and Red Hat Join to Boost Hadoop File System

Major Big Data and open source players Hortonworks and Red Hat Inc. today announced their engineering teams will collaborate to enhance Apache Hadoop storage options for enterprises.

Study: Bad Enterprise Patch Management Results in 'Frightening' Java Vulnerabilities

Most browser Java installations continue to be unpatched or outdated, leaving the majority of users vulnerable to exploit code already in use in the wild.

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