The annual JavaOne conference has been largely about spreading the word about recent updates and upgrades to the Java language, platform and associated technologies.
Enterprise Hadoop vendor Hortonworks Inc., after several months of testing Apache Spark, yesterday announced it's investing more development resources into the open source technology in preparation for including it in the company's Big Data analytics platform later this year.
The list of components in the Collections beta includes another Red Hat software collection: the Red Hat Developer Toolset (3.0).
Kony Inc. yesterday announced a design visualizer to address the disconnect between what a business stakeholder asks for in a new mobile app UX and what actually gets delivered by developers.
Java runtime maker Azul Systems announced today that its build of the OpenJDK known as Zulu is now freely available on the open-source Docker container platform.
Silicon Valley startup BlueData Software Inc. emerged from stealth mode with patent-pending technology to provide Big Data analytics via self-service, on-premises private clouds.
Espresso Logic announced that its Backend-as-a-Service (BaaS) designed to accelerate the development of mobile and Web apps is now integrated with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform.
Open source powerhouse Red Hat Inc. today announced it's acquiring FeedHenry Ltd. to add mobile application development to its hybrid cloud portfolio.
Tesora unveiled a Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offering for the OpenStack cloud platform, giving more options to data developers.
MapR Technologies Inc. today released a new version of its Hadoop-based distribution with expanded real-time Big Data analytics capabilities.
Organizations that have actually implemented Big Data projects report "overwhelming satisfaction" with the results and most believe the tool may be a matter of corporate life or death in the future, according to a new survey from Accenture Analytics.
Oracle has released a set of proposed improvements for JDK 9, called Java Enhancement Proposals, via a process that is meant to provide a way to stimulate discussion and development of new features before they become formal Java Specification Requests submitted to the Java Community Process.
Couchbase this week announced the integration of its Couchbase Server NoSQL document database with the Spring Framework.
Despite the continuous barrage of new mobile app development products and services being announced almost daily, a new survey of real-world developers shows a prevailing focus on desktop apps.
Pivotal Software Inc. has upgraded version 4.1 of the open source Spring application framework for enterprise Java with new messaging, caching and Web capabilities.
The evidence is mounting that crowdsourcing is gaining real traction in the enterprise.
Cross-platform development tool vendor Embarcadero Technologies Inc. upgraded its studio product with increased connectivity and mobile options.
As the SQL and NoSQL worlds continue to converge in the pursuit of comprehensive Big Data analytics solutions, a Silicon Valley start-up wants to provide a bridge between the two with RESTful APIs.
Pivotal Software Inc. is continuing to expand its offerings, most recently jumping into the enterprise mobile app development arena with the announcement of Pivotal CF Mobile Services on the back-end.
It's been a busy week for cross-platform development tool maker Xamarin Inc., highlighted by a new Unified API stemming from more than a year's work to bring 64-bit application support to its iOS and Mac offerings and simplify code sharing between the two.