Salesforce today announced it has unified several of its mobile app development resources and combined them with new back-end services for a new initiative called Salesforce App Cloud Mobile.
Perspica is using machine learning in its new DevOps analytics tool designed to help enterprises measure the impact of new software releases on operations.
Microsoft Research published details on its open source Checked C project to increase the security and reliability of C code, which, despite being some 44 years old, still provides the bedrock code base for the bulk of systems software that runs today's infrastructure.
Box, the enterprise content management and collaboration platform provider, has launched a new developer Web site featuring an updated set of reference documents, quick-start guides, tutorials and sample code
Hewlett Packard Enterprise is reaching out to open source software developers for help with its ambitious effort to rethink computing from the ground up, known as The Machine.
Databricks, a commercial champion of the open source Apache Spark Big Data analytics project founded by the technology's creators, introduced a new free community edition of its Spark-based data platform along with a new security framework.
The language popularity monitors at TIOBE Software say their June Programming Community Index is something of a milestone: for the first time in the history of the Index, a language needed a rating of more than 1.0 percent to be part of the top 20. What this means, TIOBE says, is that the number of real market leaders is declining.
The Spark Summit conference is now underway in San Francisco, where Microsoft and MapR Technologies are leading the charge of new product announcements based on the popular open source Big Data analytics technology.
Who better to explain how to overcome the challenges of managing open source projects and cultures than open source champions Red Hat and Docker? Both published brand-new resources detailing their in-house processes and best practices for community software development.
Google is abandoning its homegrown SQL variant as the recommended default query language for its BigQuery service in favor of a new standard-compliant dialect in the works for the managed data warehouse designed for Big Data analytics.
When your low-code mobile app development tools start to look like everyone else's low-code mobile app development tools, you have to differentiate yourself with new products, services or functionality.
According to mobile app analytics firm Localytics, mobile's importance is growing at a faster rate than the business innovation needed to keep pace, resulting in a "mobile engagement crisis" exemplified by poor user retention statistics.
EnterpriseDB released an operational data management platform based on the open source Postgres object-relational database system, which it integrated with MongoDB and Apache Hadoop.
The Node Application Metrics monitoring and profiling agent from IBM is now fully available with an open source license, according to the company's developerWorks Open site. Previously the tool -- also called "appmetrics" -- was available as a hybrid project with some parts open source but with core monitoring capabilities kept in-house.
Following the path of Hadoop and Spark, Apache Kafka is becoming a rising star in the Big Data ecosystem, playing a leading role in two brand-new open source offerings from LinkedIn, where Kafka originated, and Confluent, a company founded by former LinkedIn developers who helped create it.