The latest mobile development survey from Appcelerator Inc. shows a "sometimes dramatic" disconnect between the realities of coders on the front lines compared with those of IT decision makers, especially concerning the areas of project ownership and tools used.
E-commerce giant puts faster query speeds, SQL functionality and Multidimensional Online Analytical Processing (MOLAP) into its distributed analytics engine and open sources it as project Kylin.
The Eclipse Foundation today announced a new initiative to create an open source community focused on "technologies, platforms, and tools necessary to enable the delivery of highly integrated cloud development and cloud developer environments."
Enterprise developers are having a tough time keeping up with the demand for mobile apps in the new "mobile-first" era, according to a new survey.
Just five days after last week's Microsoft Azure certification of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), rival enterprise Hadoop vendor Cloudera Inc. followed suit with Azure certification for its Cloudera Enterprise offering.
Finally catching up with social media giants like Facebook Inc. and Google Inc., Twitter Inc. today unveiled its own mobile app developer platform.
Former IBM and Microsoft execs this week emerged from stealth to harness cognitive computing for more successful Big Data projects and change the way companies store and query large amounts of data.
Oracle's recently released quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) contained 155 new security vulnerability fixes across Oracle's product lines.
Anonymous Unix administrators have threatened to fork the popular Debian distribution of Linux and go their own way on further development unless granted their wish to have the open source project proceed without requiring systemd, a component so controversial it has led to death threats against its main contributor.
One-click integration with PhoneGap for native packaging of hybrid cross-platform mobile apps suitable for app stores is among the new features of the Mendix enterprise app platform introduced today.
Data visualization specialist Tableau Software Inc. expanded its support of Apache Hadoop and other Big Data technologies through several new partnerships and direct connection capabilities.
Mobile developers wanting to cash in on the next big thing might want to start looking at user health apps like heart rate monitors and more sophisticated projects on tap.
Upgrades of enterprise Hadoop-based distributions from two of the top three vendors -- Cloudera Inc. and Hortonworks Inc. -- dominated Big Data news this week, while the third, MapR Technologies Inc., added the MapR-DB NoSQL database to its offering.
Infragistics Inc., known for its UI component development tools targeting the Microsoft .NET Framework, yesterday updated its developer toolkit with new functionality including increased support for building cross-platform mobile apps.
The four-year-old legal battle between Google and Oracle over Google's use of Java in its Android operating system could end up being decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Salesforce.com today became the latest major software vendor to offer a no-coding-required development tool to let staffers at any skill level build enterprise mobile apps for its extended Platform-as-a-Service.
Telerik has launched a new plug-in marketplace for hybrid mobile developers.
Enterprise Hadoop distribution vendor MapR Technologies is seeking to integrate the open source Apache Drill and Apache Spark projects used for Big Data analytics in the Hadoop ecosystem.
Numerous Big Data-related moves made by NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. this week included releases of a new version of its flagship Couchbase Server and new SDKs aiming to provide "developer empowerment."
Cross-platform mobile development tool vendor Xamarin Inc. introduced a bevy of new tools and several collaboration efforts during the company's Xamarin Evolve conference in Atlanta this week.