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Big Data Rivals Team Up On Hadoop Management

Hortonworks and Pivotal Software are teaming up to further development work on the open source Ambari project for managing Hadoop clusters.

Open Source JVM Language Kotlin Reaches Milestone 8

Software development toolmaker JetBrains has announced a new milestone release of Kotlin, the open-source, Java Virtual Machine (JVM)-targeted programming language developed by the company.

Java Devs Get Mac OS X Support in Open Source Zulu

Java developers building applications on the latest Mac operating systems can now add the Zulu JDK to their toolboxes.

Couchbase Releases Second Java SDK 2.0 Developer Preview

The Couchbase Java SDK preview includes both the JMV core package (core-io 0.2) and the Java SDK 2.9 preview 2.

RhoMobile Suite for Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Upgraded

The latest entry in the cross-platform enterprise mobile app development tool arena comes from Motorola Solutions Inc. with today's release of RhoMobile Suite 5.0.

Analysts Warn of Data Lake 'Fallacy' in Big Data Analytics

Storing unstructured Big Data from disparate sources in one large "data lake" for integrated analysis is an unfulfilled promise according to analysts from research firm Gartner Inc.

Cloud9's Browser-Based IDEs Gets Major Update

Cloud9's browser-based IDE supports a range of programming languages, including Java, PHP, Python, Ruby and JavaScript.

Hadoop Vendors Recruit More Partners in Big Data War

Hortonworks Inc. and MapR Technologies Inc. -- two of the leading vendors of Hadoop-based distributions -- this week announced partnerships to enhance their Big Data analytics offerings.

Zend Offers Application X-Ray with 'Z-Ray'

Zend Server 7 includes a new set of embedded facilities designed to give developers "in-context visibility" inside their applications.

Survey: Most Mobile App Developers Below 'Poverty Line'

It's really tough to make money building mobile apps, VisionMobile Ltd. revealed in its latest developer economics survey.

Cisco Launches Network Development Push

With increased network programmability as a key tenet of emerging software-defined networking (SDN) technology, Cisco Systems Inc. is actively courting developers with its DevNet site, hoping to get them onboard with its SDN vision.

Appcelerator Goes Native, Simplifies Back-End Coding

Appcelerator Inc. upgraded its cross-platform mobile development platform with improved support for native SDKs and simplified coding for hooking up to databases and other back-end services.

Talend Promises 10 Minutes to Big Data with New Sandbox

The Talend Big Data Sandbox aims to quicken the adoption of large-scale analytics, promising "zero to Big Data without coding in under 10 minutes."

More Mobile Big Data Analytics Coming with Apple-IBM Deal

In yesterday's joint statement announcing the new partnership between Apple and IBM, the companies specifically emphasized the promise of "bringing IBM's Big Data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad."

Oracle Adds SQL Twist to Big Data

In an age of NoSQL and Hadoop, original "Big 3" RDBMS vendor Oracle Corp. is getting back to its roots with a new product designed to integrate access across all three data stores with a single SQL query.

Oracle Plugs 113 Security Holes, 20 for Java

Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU), released today, included 113 new security vulnerability fixes for hundreds of Oracle products.

No More Java Support for XP, But It Still Works on the OS, Oracle Says

The reports of the death of Oracle's support for Java on Windows XP have, apparently, been greatly exaggerated -- or, rather, misunderstood.

GraphLab Makes Big Data Machine Learning More Accessible

Seattle-based start-up GraphLab Inc. today emerged from stealth mode with a new platform designed to make large-scale machine learning more accessible to data scientists and developers everywhere.

Apple Launches Swift Blog as New Language Gains Traction

Apple Inc. on Friday launched a blog for its new Swift programming language, amid signs it's gaining traction in the iOS and Mac OS developer communities.

IBM, Microsoft, Red Hat, Others Collaborate on Google Kubernetes Docker Containers

IBM, Microsoft, and Red Hat, has announced plans to jointly support Google's open source manager for Docker containers, k

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