The annual JavaOne conference got underway on Sunday with a two-hour keynote opener that covered upcoming changes in the Java language and platform and celebrated Java's 20th anniversary with history-of-the-platform video clips, a cake and a video message from Sun Microsystems co-founder Scott McNealy.
New Relic is adding a set of monitoring features to its Software Analytics Cloud specifically designed for Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.
SnapLogic has announced the Fall 2015 Release of its Elastic Integration Platform, billed as the industry's first unified data and application integration platform as a service, with Big Data integration capabilities including Apache Spark data processing, a new "Snap" for the Apache Cassandra distributed DBMS and support for Microsoft Cortana Analytics.
Oracle recently issued the last of its Critical Patch Updates for the year, featuring fixes for 154 new security vulnerabilities in virtually all Oracle products, including 25 new security fixes for Java SE.
Java runtime maker Azul Systems is providing developers with early access to Zulu 9, the latest version of its build of the OpenJDK, which will support the upcoming Java 9 SE platform.
Kony and Exicon today announced a partnership to provide a simplified "plug-and-play" solution for enterprise mobile development efforts, where customer engagement counts more than the number of app downloads.
Concurrent has added support for Apache Spark technology to its Big Data application performance management solution, becoming the latest in a long line of vendors embracing the ever-popular open source analytics project.
Teradata offered managed Hadoop services through its Think Big subsidiary to address the lack of skilled developers needed by enterprises to benefit from their Big Data analytics efforts.
A research firm has turned its attention to low-code (or no-code), do-it-yourself tools that are seeing increasing use in the enterprise in the face of a mobile development skills shortage.
MapR Technologies today updated its enterprise Hadoop distribution with the latest open source Apache Drill technology, providing more SQL-on-Hadoop functionality.
Basho Technologies is targeting Internet of Things development with a new NoSQL database offering, optimized to handle time series data sources.
Splice Machine updated what it claims to be the first "Hadoop RDBMS," targeting enterprises using Oracle and MySQL relational database management systems.
Just as IBM famously developed machine-learning supercomputers to beat Jeopardy! players and chess grandmasters, MIT has come out with its own technology designed to take the human guesswork out of Big Data analytics, more than holding its own in three data science competitions with people.
AtScale, which does "BI on Hadoop," today announced a new version of its data platform featuring patent-pending "Adaptive Cache" technology that the company claims is an industry first.