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HP Offers New SaaS Tools for Enterprise Agile Devs

HP today unveiled two new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions aimed at agile developers.

Major MySQL Revision Takes on NoSQL

Oracle this week announced the general availability of MySQL 5.6.

Big Data Product Watch: VoltDB 3.0, IKANOW API, TempoDB, BI Tools and Hadoop Replication

Here's a quick look at some of the newest Big Data-related products hitting the market.

BlackBerry 10 Launches with 70,000 Apps

BlackBerry has had a tremendous app start for its just-released smartphone, the Z10, with 70,000 apps available at launch in the BlackBerry World store.

Oracle Releases 'Critical' Java Patch Ahead of Schedule

Oracle today released Update 13 for Java 7 and Update 39 for Java 6.

Microsoft Announces Git Support in TFS, Visual Studio

Microsoft announced on Wednesday that Visual Studio and Team Foundation Service (TFS) will fully support and integrate with Git source control.

New Version of Hudson CI Server Released

The Eclipse Foundation officially released a new version of the Java-based Hudson continuous integration (CI) server this week.

Sun Vets Release Java SDK for Native Mobile Apps

Codename One today announced the first release of its flagship software development kit (SDK) for Java developers building mobile applications.

Agile Development Tool for Visual Studio Released

A new cloud-based offering from Skytap aims to aid in agile development and testing processes for Visual Studio developers.

Appcelerator Updates Mobile Dev Platform, Partners with Tester SOASTA

Mobile development platform provider Appcelerator today announced an agreement with SOASTA to integrate that company's TouchTest functional test automation tool with the latest version of its Titanium dev platform.

Ovum Study: Big Data Retains Popularity

Analyst firm Ovum this week released research indicating sentiment about Big Data vendors remained positive in 2012 among Web developers and others.

App Dev Survey Outlines Exec Priorities: Speed, Business Needs, Agile

While the top priority in 2013 remains faster delivery of applications, a new survey shows that a formerly insignificant need has shot up in importance -- developers need apps to better align to business needs.

Red Hat's ManageIQ Extends Cloud Management

Red Hat on Tuesday said it has closed the $104 million deal announced last month during the holidays with ManageIQ.

High-Memory Cluster Instances Added to Amazon's EC2

Amazon Web Services announced that its EC2 cloud infrastructure can now support high-memory cluster instances for larger processing jobs.

Oracle Issues Security Fixes for MySQL, Other Database Products

Database developers were put on watch this week as Oracle issued a Critical Patch Update targeting 86 security vulnerabilities, including 18 for its MySQL database products.

Java EE 7 Now in Public Review

The public review process for the Java Enterprise Edition 7 (Java EE 7) specification is currently underway

ZeroTurnaround Launches Resource Site for Java Community

Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround this week launched Rebel Labs, a new "research and content organization" site through which the company plans to offer free, vendor-neutral reports and other technical resources for the Java community.

Salary Survey: .NET Developers Average $94K a Year

.NET developers continue to buck the slow economy trend, according to figures from the 2013 Visual Studio Magazine Salary Survey.

Trend Index Names C# as Programming Language of the Year

In terms of growth, C# surpassed all other programming languages in a popularity contest called the PoularitY of Programming Language index, based on Google Trends data from 2012.

Big Data Vendor Splunk Adds Java, Python SDKs

Splunk Inc. recently announced the addition of Java and Python software development kits for its big data, real-time operational intelligence platform.

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