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JavaOne 2013 Strategy Keynote: Unifying Java & Creating a Standard

The presentations covered a range of topics -- including strategic positioning of Java as the best open platform for the Internet of Things -- while maintaining a sharp focus on the critical role Java continues to play in the enterprise.

JFrog Now Supports RubyGems

JFrog recently announced new support for RubyGems in its cloud-based Artifactory binary repository manager.

AWS Allowing Limited Modification of Reserved Instances

Amazon announced last week it is letting customers modify their Reserved Instances in a limited capacity.

SaaS Firm Workday Launches Big Data Analytics Module

This week Workday, one of the fastest-growing Software as a Service (SaaS) firms, launched its big data analytics module.

Survey: Alarming Lack of Use of Formal Development Processes

Hot tech trends such as mobile, cloud and Big Data aren't replacing current platforms and programming languages, but rather are adding complexity to development efforts that too rarely use formal processes to drive important work, according to a recent survey from Forrester Research Inc.

High Demand for Windows Devs To Work on Mobile Apps

According to a new survey by Embarcadero, Windows developers are under increasing pressure to port existing desktop apps to mobile platforms, but that doesn't mean desktop app development is dying.

JDK 7 Update Adds Diagnostic, Monitoring, Security and Deployment Capabilities

On Tuesday Oracle announced the latest update of version 7 of the Java Development Kit.

Oracle Releases JDK 8 Developer Preview

Oracle this week released a preview build of Java Standard Edition 8 for testing by developers.

Azul Releases Solution for Low-Latency Java

Java runtime maker Azul Systemsunveiled a new solution for developers of highly-tuned, low-latency Java applications this week.

Survey: Enterprise Architecture Helps CIOs 'Hunt' and 'Harvest'

Your organization's enterprise architects may be the CIO's new best friend, according to the results of a newly published Gartner survey.

The Survivor's Guide to Agile

You just found out your company is going Agile. Our Agile Architect offers his top tips on how you can make this transition successfully.

Survey: Big Data Implementations Lag Behind Interest

Despite much interest and enthusiasm for Big Data projects, actual implementations are lagging at many organizations, according to a new survey from Talend.

Cloud Veterans Launch Big Data System Management Service

Key VMware employees, including founder Diane Greene, recently launched CloudPhysics -- cloud-based datacenter operations management service.

Apache Tomcat 8.0 RC1 Released

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has made the first release candidate (RC) of version 8 of its open source Tomcat Web server and servlet container available for download.

Java PaaS Provider Jelastic Updates Cloud Hosting Platform

Java-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider Jelastic last week announced another update of its rapidly evolving Java and PHP cloud hosting platform.

Java: Still the Most Popular Programming Language

Java may still be getting bad press when it comes to (mostly consumer) security, but it continues to be the world's most popular software development language.

New IBM Programming System for Big Data Modeled on Human Brain

IBM today announced a new computer programming system based on its cutting-edge silicon chips modeled on characteristics of the human brain.

Free Java Web App Framework OpenXava Updated

The open source OpenXava project, which recently announced its 4.8 release, is filling a niche among enterprise developers charged with building Web apps fast.

Database Startup GenieDB Bringing MySQL to the Cloud

Distributed database startup GenieDB added to the burgeoning “as-a-Service” market this week with the release of a MySQL-based Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS).

Rapid Deployment Package for Agile Java Dev Teams Launched

Agitar Technologies this week released an app deployment package for Java teams that aims to support java jocks who want to adopt Agile practices.

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