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Open Source Java ESB Upgrade Adds DevOps, Cloud Features

Mule ESB 3.1 adds new orchestration features, a new management console and new collaborative capabilities.

Oracle's MySQL 5.5 Release Aimed at the Web

Last month's general availability of Oracle's MySQL 5.5 is a significant release.

Analysts on Apache Quitting JCP: 'A Very Big Deal,' 'Oracle Is the Loser'

The Apache Software Foundation recently made good on its threat to quit the Executive Committee (EC) of the Java Community Process (JCP). According to analysts, this could end up being the beginning of the end of the JCP.

New Tool Suite for Maven-Centric Java Development Released

Sonatype today released an integrated development suite for Maven-centric Java development featuring Maven, Nexus Professional, Hudson and m2eclipse, plus integration with Maven Central.

Apple Joins Oracle, IBM on OpenJDK

Apple announced on Friday plans to work with Oracle on the OpenJDK project to provide a Java SE 7 implementation on Mac OS X.

Apache To Battle Oracle over Future of Java

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) said Tuesday it will quit the Java Community Process (JCP) if Oracle doesn't lift usage restrictions it has imposed on Java and truly support the open-source status of the technology.

CollabNet Further Embraces Cloud with Codesion Acquisition

CollabNet made a self-described "aggressive move" into cloud-based developer services recently by announcing it is acquiring Codesion, which hosts software version control services such as Subversion.

IBM and Oracle To Collaborate on OpenJDK; Future of Harmony in Doubt

Oracle and IBM Monday announced plans to work together on the OpenJDK project "to improve the rate and pace of innovation" in the Java community. But will Apache's Harmony be a casualty of the collaboration?

Microsoft Moves WebMatrix to Beta 2

WebMatrix Beta 2 is integrated with NuPack, a new open-source package manager Microsoft announced today. The company also released the ASP.NET MVC 3 Beta, which supports the Razor view-engine.

Oracle Sues Google Over Java IP in Android Phones

On Thursday, Oracle filed a lawsuit against Google, claiming that, in developing its Android mobile operating system, the Internet search giant infringed on seven patents associated with the Java Platform.

Updated Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse Aimed at Java Jocks

Oracle has released an update of its Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 11g, extending its support to more Fusion Middleware components, Eclipse 3.6 "Helios" release and Java EE tools.

Collabnet Pushes Agile ALM into the Cloud

Application lifecycle management (ALM) provider Collabnet rolled out a new version of its flagship TeamForge ALM platform this week, as well as a general-availability release of its free Subversion Edge product.

Microsoft Lays Out Its 'Open Cloud' Vision

Microsoft used the occasion of an open source conference last month to advance its vision of an open cloud by breaking it down into four basic principles.

Frustrated Developer Releases Intell Analysis Software as Open Source

Intelligence analysis software is about to go open source. Matthew Burton, a former Defense Intelligence Agency analyst and software developer, is working on an open-source version of a CIA software tool called "Analysis of Competing Hypotheses."

Novell Ships Mono Tools for Visual Studio 2.0

Visual Studio add-in extends support to Mac OS X and features improved debugging and deployment.

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