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Jaspersoft's Java Reporting Engine Integrated with Cloud Foundry, Red Hat Virt

Open-source business intelligence vendor Jaspersoft recently made its popular Java reporting engine, JasperReports Server, available in the products of two fierce cloud competitors.

Plans for Linux Server Hosting on Azure Outlined in Report

A report discussing a planned Microsoft move to allow customers to host Linux servers on its Windows Azure cloud service was released by All About Microsoft's Mary Jo Foley today.

Open Source Tool Tracks Java Performance 'Hiccups'

Java runtime maker Azul Systems this week unveiled a new open source tool designed to measure the response-time fluctuations known as "hiccups" associated with an application's underlying Java runtime (RT) platform.

New CollabNet Framework Looks To Bring ALM Tools Together

CollabNet, the Brisbane, Calif.-based provider of distributed software development solutions, recently released a new integration framework for its TeamForge Agile ALM platform.

Joyent Joins VMware's Community Leads Program To Support Node.js

In an effort to lend its Node.js expertise to VMware's Cloud Foundry project, cloud software and services provider Joyent has signed on to VMware's Community Leads program.

Open Source Eclipse Turns 10: Mike Milinkovich Looks Back at a 'Novel Idea'

In November 2001, IBM open sourced an internal project focused on creating a common component framework for developers -- and open source Eclipse was born.

Java-Based NoSQL Graph Database Goes Spring

Neo Technology brought the Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database to the Spring framework this week with the launch of Spring Data Neo4j 2.0.

Independent Foundation for OpenStack

Rackspace has announced the birth of an independent foundation that will assume ownership and governance for the open source cloud platform, OpenStack.

Piston Announces OpenStack Cloud Distribution for Enterprises

Piston Computing announced this week a hardened operating system based on the open source OpenStack project for private enterprise clouds

JRuby Now Supported on Engine Yard Cloud

Engine Yard, a provider of Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) for Ruby on Rails, now supports JRuby applications on its cloud platform, the company announced Wednesday.

BigMemory + Ehcache = a Terabyte Per JVM

Terracotta today launched a release candidate of version 3.6 of its namesake in-memory software with upgraded versions of both its BigMemory and Ehcache technologies.

Rackspace Adds OpenStack to Its Infrastructure

Rackspace announced plans this week to deploy the OpenStack open source cloud platform across its entire infrastructure.

Java Component Repository Adds JBoss Community Projects

Another family of Java components will soon be available from the open source Maven Central Repository.

Red Hat's OpenShift PaaS for Cloud Now Supports Java EE 6

Red Hat announced today that its OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) environment now supports Java Enterprise Edition 6 (Java EE 6).

War of Words over Android Patents Continues Between Microsoft and Google

Two Microsoft executives are contesting earlier complaints by Google over patents relating to the Android mobile OS.

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