Application security tools provider Waratek has released a new version of its AppSecurity for Java platform that automatically modernizes the security capabilities of older Java apps with a simple RASP plug-in.
Developer workspaces builder Codenvy, the leading commercial supporter of Eclipse Che, is partnering with Bitnami, the leading library for open source server application deployments, to create "one-click" programming stacks to simplify the developer workflow for common frameworks.
Databricks, the primary commercial steward behind the popular open source Apache Spark project, published a new report indicating the technology is still red-hot, driven by more use of SQL, streaming analytics and machine learning.
Oracle's latest appeal for a new trial in its long-running copyright infringement lawsuit against Google has been denied, with a judge rejecting Oracle's claim that Google tainted a jury's verdict by hiding evidence.
With an industry conference just concluded in New York, here's a roundup of this week's Big Data news, featuring new products and services from Cloudera, MapR, Hortonworks, Pentaho, Cask, Zoomdata, Blue Talon, Alation, Splice Machine and ODPi.
Facebook announced a beta of its free Analytics for Apps tool that provides cross-platform functionality so developers can track metrics across iOS, Android and Web all in one place.
Apache Kafka is increasingly generating buzz in the industry with a Spark-like climb into the Big Data spotlight.
Realm has fully open sourced its mobile database while adding an object server to offer a complete enterprise mobile platform.
IBM is applying the advanced cognitive computing capabilities of its Watson technology to a new cloud-based data and analytics platform called Project DataWorks.
A new survey of data analytics frontline pros and executives finds many have experienced project failures, with data inflexibility topping the list of challenges faced by enterprise teams.
In announcing the general availability of the IBM Bluemix Runtime for Swift, the company deemed Apple's young programming language to be "ready for the enterprise."
Oracle announced more than 20 new products and services for the Oracle Cloud Platform at its annual OpenWorld conference last week and took aim at its chief competitor in the cloud infrastructure market.
Talend, which for years has provided a sandbox to explore the world of Big Data for free, is now powering its offering with Docker container technology.
Cloudera Inc. has teamed up with communications company CenturyLink to provide Cloudera's Apache Hadoop-based Big Data analytics software as a service.
Among the host of cloud technology news items coming from Oracle's OpenWorld conference was this tidbit of special interest to "citizen" mobile developers: a new cloud-based, low-code development platform in the making.