It's been a busy week for Big Data as vendors seek to make the technology more usable and accessible in the face of a skills shortage.
Java-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider Jelastic has created a plug-in for the NetBeans integrated development environment.
Oracle this week released an update of its Application Development Framework (ADF) for Mobile.
CA has announced that it has acquired Layer 7, whose secure API offering will bolster its identity and access management suite, which includes SiteMinder, with the aim of providing added cloud security services.
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Cloudera Inc. yesterday released its interactive, real-time query engine for Apache Hadoop.
Microsoft has released the Windows Azure SDK for Ruby, and provided tools and guidance as well.
Embarcadero Technologies this week announced a tool aimed at helping developers more easily build native apps for different devices such as PCs, tablets and smartphones.
Red Hat has officially rechristened the JBoss Application Server (JBossAS) project "WildFly," a name selected by members of the JBoss.org open source community in a special election in late 2012.
"As a consequence of this renewed focus on security the Java 8 schedule, with a GA release in early September, is no longer achievable," the company said in a blog post made today.
Xamarin Inc. announced this week a new product called Xamarin Test Cloud at its first Evolve Conference in Austin, Texas.
Oracle made available for download a critical security update for its Web-based Java programming language on Tuesday.
Red Hat on Monday announced a new community-supported distribution of OpenStack running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Fedora, and their derivatives, called "RDO."
ScaleOut Software today announced an in-memory data grid that lets developers access live, fast-changing data with Hadoop-based programs for instant analysis.
Salesforce.com this week launched Salesforce Platform Mobile Services, aimed at letting developers and ISVs use their existing skills and preferred programming environments to port their apps to mobile form factors using the company's cloud service as a conduit.
JetBrains has released a "spring refresh" of the recent major update of its flagship Java IDE, IntelliJ IDEA.
Red Hat this week released a new version of its in-memory database JBoss Data Grid.
Apache Struts 1.x is no longer officially supported, according to the Apache Software Foundation (ASF).
CA Technologies is launching a new Application Performance Management (APM) solution via its Software as a Service (SaaS) platform.
Microsoft today offered (nearly) free Windows 8 USB sticks to Mac developers but apparently "sold out" just over 30 minutes after the offer was posted.