During the opening keynote address of its Build developer conference, Microsoft unveiled a data warehouse for the Azure cloud, along with "elastic databases" and a data lake.
Appcelerator is teaming up to integrate the data and security functionality of Box Inc.'s file-sharing and storage service with its mobile app development platform.
The latest release of Atlassian's Stash, a Git-based distributed version control system (DVCS), now supports deployments on Amazon Web Services (AWS), the company announced this week.
Google Inc. today announced its Cloud Dataflow tool for Big Data analytics is being moved to beta status, making it available to more developers.
Mendix, a rapid application development company, teamed up with Pivotal Software Inc. to deploy cloud-native apps.
Jelastic has released a new version of its namesake PaaS/IaaS platform that includes production-ready Docker containers as well as support for Parallels Containers for Windows.
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Cisco Systems Inc. announced resale partnerships with the "big three" Apache Hadoop-based software vendors: Cloudera Inc., Hortonworks Inc. and MapR Technologies Inc.
Microsoft today announced updates to several Big Data-related services on its Azure cloud platform, exhibiting a continuation of its new direction toward openness and interoperability.
Datameer Inc. has introduced what it calls the first enterprise-grade Big Data analytics platform targeting department-specific deployments.
Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) will offer a Go programming language SDK to its stable after taking over a third-party project it happened to notice.
Reactive programming company Typesafe today released a survey that confirms the high adoption rate of Apache Spark, an open source Big Data processing framework that improves traditional Hadoop-based analytics.
Object storage firm Cloudian Inc. said it wants to turn Big Data into "smart data" with its new HyperStore 5.1 hybrid cloud software, supporting the Amazon S3 cloud and integrating with Apache Hadoop.
Autonomic applications specialist Qubell made a couple of Big Data waves with the introduction of a testing environment along with what it claims to be the "first autonomic application management platform for cloud applications."
Trade shows, jobs reports, developer surveys and industry analysts all point to connected device development for the Internet of Things as being one of the hottest niches in mobile development for the coming year.
With the Internet of Things gaining increasing importance in Big Data analytics, AT&T yesterday unveiled several initiatives to help coders simplify development efforts, including a new machine-to-machine (M2M) data service, an IoT connection kit and a cloud-based visual development tool.
The recent $30 million in funding announced by Altiscale Inc. highlights the growing trend of offering Hadoop analytics as a service and, on a broader scale, the maturation of the Big Data industry as a whole.
Multiple serious vulnerabilities in the Java environment of Google's App Engine have been discovered by researchers.
Intel Corp. yesterday introduced its new platform for the Internet of Things (IoT), the growing movement to interconnect intelligent devices and sensors with embedded technology to gather yet more fodder for Big Data analytics initiatives.
AWS OpsWorks, the application management service from Amazon Web Services (AWS) Inc., is now available for on-premises servers.