Rival Big Data companies Cloudera and Hortonworks continue to battle for Hadoop distribution supremacy, most recently concentrating on shoring up their respective security capabilities.
Designing mobile apps for the emerging class of wearable devices -- with their display and resource constraints -- demands even more careful thinking about information and actions presented to users.
Apple has its App Store, Google has its Google Play and now MapR Technologies Inc. has its App Gallery for Big Data applications that work with the company's Apache Hadoop distribution.
Red Hat on Wednesday released the first point update of its suite of dynamic languages, open source databases and Web development tools known as Software Collections.
Apple made waves at its Worldwide Developers Conference with the release of a huge mobile SDK for its new iOS 8 and a new programming language called Swift.
One of the hottest open source projects in the Big Data/Hadoop ecosystem was upgraded with new SQL functionality and more as the Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Spark 1.0.
The latest Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database adds built-in ETL, new functionality for easily mapping tabular data into Neo4j from CSV files, and a faster data loader, among other changes.
HP yesterday announced an update of its Vertica Analytics Platform, with speedier queries, improved resource allocation and enhanced SQL-on-Hadoop functionality.
Enterprise Web communications platform provider Kaazing has unveiled the new Java Message Service (JMS) edition of its secure gateway.
Cross-platform mobile development tool vendor Xamarin Inc. today unveiled version 3 of its trademark product, introducing new features such as improved code sharing and IDE enhancements.
Oracle has staked out more ground in the rapidly expanding territory known as the Internet of Things (IoT).
AppGyver Inc.'s new mobile development tool offers cross-platform capabilities while claiming native performance and the ability to quickly build fully functional apps without writing code.
Cloud-based marketplace service also offers social collaboration.
NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. is seeking to let developers build always-available, data-driven apps for mobile users wherever they are, even when they don't have connectivity to the cloud.
The continuing craze of cross-platform and cloud-based mobile development tools is evident in the latest batch of product releases.
Facebook yesterday announced it was expanding its FbStart program to give a helping hand to more mobile start-up developers.
Concurrent Inc. today announced an upgrade of its Cascading development framework for building Big Data applications, offering more choices for working with the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.
Apache Cordova, the open source, multi-device mobile development platform, is now part of Microsoft's flagship development IDE, Visual Studio.
Splice Machine Inc. today announced the public beta of what it claims to be "the only Hadoop RDBMS" on the market, capable of supporting real-time applications while natively supporting Apache Hadoop.