Typical enterprise Hadoop distributions rely on a lot of moving parts, which leads to management issues, according to a recent research note from Wikibon analyst George Gilbert, who proposed Hadoop-as-a-Service (HaaS) as one way to address some of the complexity.
Now users of Microsoft's Power BI business intelligence tool can vocalize Big Data questions and get answers back from Cortana, the disembodied female "personal assistant" that comes with Windows 10.
The latest edition of Telerik's cross-platform mobile app development platform is all about speed, shipping enterprise apps quicker and shortening update cycles.
"There simply aren't enough skilled developers to keep up with demand for business app scenarios," says Microsoft exec Bill Staples in a blog post introducing PowerApps, the company's new low-code cross-platform mobile app development solution designed to let non-developers create enterprise apps.
Cloudera is now offering a Docker container image to simplify the notoriously difficult task of implementing enterprise Apache Hadoop solutions, even for testing or just playing around with the technology.
New in-memory online transaction processing improvements highlight the new features in the latest Community Technology Preview of SQL Server 2016, the flagship RDBMS from Microsoft.
Java runtime maker Azul Systems is partnering with Microsoft to provide a version of its open source Zulu JDK for Java developers who are creating Internet of Things applications on Windows 10.
IBM followed Google's lead in donating machine learning technology to the open source community, providing developers with more resources for their Big Data predictive analytics projects.
Microsoft has released SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 3, which the company says includes performance, scalability and diagnostics workload improvements.
Cloudera yesterday proposed to donate its homegrown Impala and Kudu projects to the Apache Software Foundation to foster further community development of the technologies used for Big Data analytics.
Enterprise development company Syncfusion has come out with a platform for creating interactive business dashboards featuring data visualizations that can be shared on Web servers or embedded within applications.
NetBeans 8.1 is now generally available, supporting developers working with Java SE 8, Java SE Embedded 8, and Java ME Embedded 8, and adding a number of new tools and enhancements.
Splice Machine today announced the integration of Apache Spark technology in the version 2.0 beta edition of its "Hadoop RDBMS" offering.
The Eclipse Foundation's Internet of Things Working Group has announced the second edition of its Open IoT Challenge, which pits individuals and teams of developers against each other to see who can create the most innovative IoT solutions using open standards and open source technologies.
The Linux Foundation is forming a new open source framework to support sophisticated High Performance Computing (HPC) environments with development tools, numerical libraries, I/O services and more.