The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has made the first release candidate (RC) of version 8 of its open source Tomcat Web server and servlet container available for download.
Java-based platform-as-a-service (PaaS) provider Jelastic last week announced another update of its rapidly evolving Java and PHP cloud hosting platform.
Java may still be getting bad press when it comes to (mostly consumer) security, but it continues to be the world's most popular software development language.
IBM today announced a new computer programming system based on its cutting-edge silicon chips modeled on characteristics of the human brain.
The open source OpenXava project, which recently announced its 4.8 release, is filling a niche among enterprise developers charged with building Web apps fast.
Distributed database startup GenieDB added to the burgeoning “as-a-Service” market this week with the release of a MySQL-based Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS).
Agitar Technologies this week released an app deployment package for Java teams that aims to support java jocks who want to adopt Agile practices.
Alachisoft recently released a native Java implementation of its in-memory .NET distributed cache, NCache.
Information technology executives are dragging their feet because of concerns about cost, complexity and security, a recent survey finds.
Cisco and NetApp yesterday enhanced their joint FlexPod portfolio, highlighted by the addition of FlexPod Select with Hadoop for dedicated data-intensive workloads.
Salesforce.com today released an upgrade of its recently launched enterprise mobile development platform with four new template packs, including a module that helps developers build apps that can better respond to intermittent connectivity.
Among the improvements in version 1.8.2 is an update of the Google Plugin For Eclipse.
IBM this week said it is backing the VMware-launched Cloud Foundry initiative.
Apache Hadoop developers working with SQL query engines can now rely on a new security tool from Cloudera Inc. that reportedly provides the granularity to secure data access from most SQL and business intelligence (BI) tools and scenarios.
Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company CloudBees today announced the acquisition of FoxWeave, a provider of a cloud-based data integration platform of the same name.
The new distro will be freely distributed and licensed under the GNU General Public License version 2.
Oracle today announced the latest update of the Java Platform Micro Edition (Java ME) is specifically optimized for some popular ARM-based embedded chip architectures.
Yesterday's announcement of a new master's degree program for data scientists at the University of California, Berkeley is among the latest examples of how educators and trainers are scrambling to meet the huge Big Data skills shortage.
Cloud bottlenecks affecting user experience is a major concern when looking into cloud solutions.
According to a new study by comScore, more than 40 percent of software developers globally say that security isn't a top priority for them, and a similar percentage don't use a secure application program process.