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.
SAS announced enhancements to its data management software that will include Big Data virtualization capabilities.
A new study by Flurry Analytics indicates where mobile developers should be expending their resources, as consumer time spent on mobile apps keeps rising while time spent viewing mobile Web browsers has fallen.
Pivotal has combined a host of data technologies into a new Big Data Suite offered on a subscription basis.
As expected, on April 1 Microsoft released to "general availability" an updated version of its SQL Server database, SQL Server 2014.
The increasing trend of companies pooling their development resources to collaborate on open source projects is paying off for both the companies and individual developers, according to a new study from the Linux Foundation.
Facebook today announced an alliance with Web powerhouses Google Inc., LinkedIn and Twitter Inc. to improve the open source MySQL database for large-scale applications.
Hardware and networking power Cisco Systems Inc. this week entered the software development arena as part of its new Enterprise Mobility Services Platform.
Oracle followed up on the launch of Java SE 8 and JDK8 last week with an online Webcast event Tuesday featuring stars of its Java team and the Java community.
On Tuesday Oracle announced the release of a new version of its NetBeans IDE, 8.0, that takes advantage of the latest enhancements in Java SE 8, among other changes.
Google Inc. this week is making lots of noise at its Google Platform Live conference, including the introduction of "Managed VMs" designed to help developers using the App Engine cloud service access native resources and run native code.
Adobe Systems Inc. announced PhoneGap Enterprise, a set of mobile app development tools positioned as just one part of a broader marketing initiative.
Facebook open sourced an internal programming language called Hack, developed by its engineers to improve upon -- while remaining compatible with -- the PHP scripting language running much of the company's Web site.
Continuuity yesterday open sourced its Loom software for managing cloud-based Big Data clusters.