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Microsoft Outlines Massive Azure Additions

Microsoft's Windows Azure platform will be receiving support for both Linux and IaaS, and is refocusing its cloud offering as a hybrid product.

Red Hat Unveils Hybrid Cloud Management Platform

Red Hat today announced the general availability of Red Hat CloudForms, a new open source, hybrid cloud platform aimed at heterogeneous enterprise environments.

MongoDB Training Company Receives a Funding Increase of $42 Million

10gen announced this week that it has received a cash infusion of $42 million.

OpenShift PaaS Roadmap for Enterprises Outlined by Red Hat

Red Hat said it plans to extend its platform as a service (PaaS) OpenShift operating environment to enterprises building private and hybrid clouds, according to an announcement made on Wednesday.

New Open Source Mobile/Touch Project Comes to the Java Community

Potix Corporation, the creator and chief commercial supporter of the open source ZK framework, recently unveiled a new community project: ZK Touch.

Java PaaS CloudBees Donates 5 Plugins to Jenkins

Java Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) provider CloudBees continues its support of the open-source, Java-based Jenkins continuous integration (CI) tool by contributing five plugins to the community.

HP's Converged Cloud Provides Architected Path

Hewlett-Packard recently announced its Converged Cloud strategy the company said aims to combines private, managed and public clouds with traditional IT.

Rackspace Moves its Cloud Servers to OpenStack

Rackspace, the first OpenStack co-sponsor and co-contributor along with NASA, announced its cloud compute service is now based on the OpenStack platform.

Cloud Foundry Celebrates First Year, Releases Deployment Tool

VMware celebrated the first anniversary of its Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS) today with a mid-day party, the announcement of several new partnerships and the launch of a new deployment tool.

Oracle Proposes Roadmap for JDK 8; Release Set for Sept. 2013

Oracle has proposed several new implementation milestones for version 8 of the Java Development Kit (JDK 8), beginning with Milestone 1 on April 24 and ending with Milestone 6 on Jan. 30, 2013.

Google Releases Version 1 of Go Programming Language

Go,an open source systems programming language, was first announced by the company in 2009.

Microsoft: Open Source Community Can Now Contribute to ASP.NET

According to Scott Hanselman, Microsoft's decision this week to welcome contributions from the open source community to its ASP.NET Web development framework wasn't really about open source.

Spring Framework Extensions Now Compatible with Spring 3.1

VMware recently announced that all major extensions to its Spring Framework are now compatible with the latest version of the Spring open source Java development framework.

Kotlin Goes Open Source

Kotlin, the JVM-targeted programming language introduced last summer by development toolmaker JetBrains, is now open source.

Oracle Releases MySQL Cluster 7.2

Oracle on Wednesday announced the general availability of MySQL Cluster 7.2, a high-availability, high-redundancy version of the open source MySQL database adapted for distributed computing environments.

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