Web technologies are gaining back mobile developer mindshare, the Internet of Things is coming on strong (though perhaps not matching the hype), the cloud is raining money, and the paid-download/advertising models should be scrapped in favor of in-app purchases to generate revenue.
Java runtime maker Azul Systems Inc. has announced a new consulting service for enterprises facing Java-related "barriers" that affect their deployments of the Apache Cassandra database management system.
This Hadoop thing started by Yahoo 10 years ago seems to be catching on, but it lacks certain functionality, so the Web giant has moved on in its never-ending quest for more efficient Big Data processing. Say hello to Druid.
As nearly all developer products are seemingly getting turned into "X-as-a-Service" offerings, Web and mobile coders are enjoying a growing universe of options from vendors large and small for easily hooking up their apps with back-end databases.
Salesforce today announced tools designed to help anyone -- not just developers -- create mobile apps for its CRM-based platform by using pre-built components assembled with a visual, drag-and-drop approach, along with a new exchange where enterprises can shop for such apps.
The Linux Foundation has formed a new organization to advance the state of the art for building cloud native applications and services.
New API management, Mobile App Management, analytics and app performance services highlight Kony Inc.'s MobileFabric 6.5 update announced this week.
Hortonworks Inc. highlighted an improved experience for Big Data developers in its new open enterprise Apache Hadoop solution, just released to general availability.
Logi Analytics Inc. updated its self-service business intelligence (BI) analytics offering for the enterprise rank and file, adding new tools and updating existing components.
Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) comprises 193 fixes for vulnerabilities in Oracle products, including 25 that address Java SE issues.
IBM's WebSphere Application Server (WAS) Liberty profile, v8.5, is now Java EE 7 certified, the company announced this week.
Major Hadoop distributor Cloudera Inc. today unveiled a new tool to provide a 100 percent, end-to-end Python stack for advanced Big Data analytics.
Data Intensity LLC today announced cloud-based software designed to serve as a one-stop shop for data analytics and business intelligence.
Cloud computing startup Mesosphere today announced an upcoming software development kit for building distributed applications to run on the company's Datacenter Operating System.
MariaDB Corp. today announced the Summer 2015 release of its open source database distribution, claiming "developer enablement" and speedier app deployment via new support for Docker containers and Chef recipes and cookbooks.