Analyst firm Ovum this week released research indicating sentiment about Big Data vendors remained positive in 2012 among Web developers and others.
Splunk Inc. recently announced the addition of Java and Python software development kits for its big data, real-time operational intelligence platform.
Xamarin Inc. this week announced a tool that lets C# developers build native Mac OS X apps.
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.
On December 12 Couchbase released the latest version of its flagship NoSQL database system.
Intel Corp. this week released an open source tool called GraphBuilder for rapid big data application development.
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 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.
VMware's SpringSource division this week published the first release candidate (RC1) of the Spring Framework 3.2.
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 Inc. this week announced Big Data AppFabric, consisting of big data application development tools and an application runtime platform running in the cloud.
Alfresco has released a new open API for its cloud-based Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform, Alfresco in the Cloud.
Oracle's recent release of the Java Platform Standard Edition 7 Update 6 (Java SE 7 U6) is available on Mac OS X.