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Big Data Vendor Splunk Adds Java, Python SDKs

Splunk Inc. recently announced the addition of Java and Python software development kits for its big data, real-time operational intelligence platform.

Xamarin Tool Enables Mac Development with C#

Xamarin Inc. this week announced a tool that lets C# developers build native Mac OS X apps.

Red Hat Updates Virtualization Platform

Version 3.1, available now, updates the KVM hypervisor to support current industry-standard x86 processors, and expands the platform's ability to scale with support for guest VMs.

Couchbase Releases Couchbase Server 2.0

On December 12 Couchbase released the latest version of its flagship NoSQL database system.

Intel Open Sources Tool for Rapid Big Data App Development

Intel Corp. this week released an open source tool called GraphBuilder for rapid big data application development.

10gen Offers MongoDB Cloud Subscription

10gen, the creator and chief commercial sponsor of the open-source MongoDB NoSQL database, has announced a new Cloud Subscription version of the database.

Talend Adds Support for NoSQL Databases and Hadoop Profiling

Talend earlier this month released version 5.2 of it open source integration platform, touting new support for NoSQL databases and Apache Hadoop big data profiling.

Oracle Proposes Nashorn JavaScript Engine for OpenJDK

Oracle has officially proposed the Nashorn Project, an implementation of a lightweight, high-performance JavaScript runtime for Java, as a new project for OpenJDK.

Spring Framework 3.2 RC 1 Released

VMware's SpringSource division this week published the first release candidate (RC1) of the Spring Framework 3.2.

Mono Update Adds Async Programming

The Mono project this week announced an update of the open source .NET development framework that includes a C# 5.0 compiler supporting asynchronous programming, along with a host of other improvements.

Continuuity Targets Developers with Big Data AppFabric

Continuuity Inc. this week announced Big Data AppFabric, consisting of big data application development tools and an application runtime platform running in the cloud.

Alfresco ECM Launches Open Cloud API for Mobile Apps

Alfresco has released a new open API for its cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform, Alfresco in the Cloud.

Polyglot PaaS Provider AppFog Acquires Nodester

Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) company AppFog today announced the acquisition of Nodester, provider of a PaaS based on the open source Node.js server-side JavaScript development environment.

Java SE 7 Update Includes Support for Mac OS X

Oracle's recent release of the Java Platform Standard Edition 7 Update 6 (Java SE 7 U6) is available on Mac OS X.

OpenStack Preview Released

The Technology Preview of Red Hat's OpenStack software was released this week.