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NuoDB Adds Geo-Distro to NewSQL Database

NewSQL startup NuoDB has released an update of its distributed relational database management system (DBMS).

Amazon Launches Free Analytics, A/B Testing for iOS and Android Devs

This week Amazon announced the release of Amazon Analytics Server as part of its free, beta Amazon Insights software development kit (SDK).

Agile Project Manager Adds Git and GitHub Integration

The new version of Telerik's TeamPulse agile project management software integrates with the open-source Git version control system and the GitHub repository.

Open Source Web App Framework Django Updated to Version 1.6

On Wednesday the Django Project announced the release of Django 1.6, the latest version of the free, open source, Python-based Web application framework.

Java Toolmaker Gives Maturing Big Data Market a Middleware App Tier

Reactor 2.0 is billed as the first scale-out application server for Apache Hadoop.

Java Reporting Engine Brings Utility Pricing to the Analytics Layer

Open-source business intelligence (BI) vendor Jaspersoft has extended the integration of its reporting and analytics server to include Amazon's Elastic MapReduce service (EMR).

Telerik Tool Aims To Speed Up Mobile App Development

Telerik has released Everliv, a backend-as-a-service (BaaS) product that aims to speed up time-to-market for mobile apps.

Big Data Product Watch 10/31/13: To the Cloud!

Microsoft and Amazon Web Services highlighted a Halloween handout of Hadoop product announcements with a common theme of enhancing cloud-based analytics.

PaaSLane Tool Aims To Migrate .NET and Java Apps to the Cloud

Cloud Technology Partners' newly announced PaaSLane tool aims to remove the process of evaluating software source code to ensure .NET and Java applications can work properly in a cloud environment.

Testing Faulted in HealthCare.gov Web Site Disaster

No clear answers emerged from today's Congressional hearing about widespread problems with the Oct. 1 rollout of the HealthCare.gov Web site, but witnesses agreed that inadequate testing was a key issue.

Oracle Adds Java to Quarterly Updates, Defends Security Improvements

Oracle execs say recent moves like this prove the company is much more serious about Java security, but several security analysts still see flaws.

NetBeans 7.4 Update Extends HTML 5 Support to Java EE and PHP, JDK 8 Developer Previews

Version 7.4 of the IDE extends the HTML5 support provided in the previous release to Java EE and PHP applications, and becomes the first IDE to provide support for JDK 8 developer preview builds.

Typesafe: Spray.io Acquisition Will Promote 'Reactive' Applications on JVM

Typesafe, the chief commercial backer of the open source Scala project, expects its recent acquisition of Spray.io to broaden the appeal of the Typesafe Platform to Java developers with "one of the best performing REST/HTTP libraries in the Java ecosystem."

Zend Amps Agile with Blueprints

Blueprints for Continuous Delivery is a codification of best practices for each step of the software delivery cycle designed to organize them into a single, iterative process.

Big Data Gets Big Change with Hadoop 2 Release

The Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Hadoop 2, a major upgrade of the open source cloud computing platform nearly synonymous with Big Data.

Visual Studio 2013, .NET Framework 4.5.1 Go Live

On Thursday Microsoft released Visual Studio 2013, which includes Team Foundation Server 2013, and .NET Framework 4.5.1.

Windows Phone Preview for Devs Launched

Microsoft has reversed an earlier decision and will now give Windows Phone developers earlier access to operating system updates.

Microsoft Launches SQL Server 2014 Preview 2

On Wednesday Microsoft announced the release of SQL Server 2014 Community Technology Preview 2 (CTP2).

Zend Launches Open Source API Builder

Zend unveiled a new open source API-builder project at its annual ZendCon PHP developer conference, underway this week in Santa Clara, Calif.

Eclipse Java Packages Easily Pushed to the Cloud

Genuitec has updated its SDC Cloud Connect platform that uses a simple push technology to allow Java developers to speed their established Eclipse packages to the cloud.

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