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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.

Private Cloud Software Released by Rackspace

Rackspace has made available free software for the purpose of building private clouds based on the same platform that runs the company's cloud hosting service.

Rackspace Expands Support for the OpenStack Platform

Racskpace announced that as of August 1, its Cloud Servers and its Rackspace Cloud Databases now run on the OpenStack platform.

NetBeans 7.2 Release Candidate Available for Download

This version of the venerable open-source integrated dev environment adds new integration with the JavaFX Scene Builder design tool, support for multiple PHP frameworks and updated support for the Groovy language, among other changes.

Google Announces IaaS Cloud Offering

Google announced at its annual Google I/O developer conference that it will offer an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud.

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