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Oracle Turns to JavaScript in New Cloud Dev Tools

While still working to enhance that Java thing, Oracle Corp. is evolving with the times, today adding JavaScript functionality to a bevy of cloud-based development services and products.

JavaOne Kickoff: Java 9 Spotlight and a Birthday Visit

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 Adds Support for Amazon EC2, Joins AWS Partner Program

New Relic is adding a set of monitoring features to its Software Analytics Cloud specifically designed for Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.

SnapLogic Announces Fall Release, Partners with Microsoft, Supports Workday

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's Quarterly Security Patch Includes 25 Java SE Fixes

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.

Azul Launches Early Access of Zulu on Java 9

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.

Mobile Dev Partnership Aims for 'Plug-and-Play' Enterprise Solution

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 Adds Spark Support to Big Data App Management Solution

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 Tackles Hadoop Skills Shortage with Managed Services

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.

Research Firm Ranks DIY App Coding Tools

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 Releases Hadoop Distro with Apache Drill Update

MapR Technologies today updated its enterprise Hadoop distribution with the latest open source Apache Drill technology, providing more SQL-on-Hadoop functionality.

NoSQL Database Targets Internet of Things Development

Basho Technologies is targeting Internet of Things development with a new NoSQL database offering, optimized to handle time series data sources.

Splice Machine Targets Oracle, MySQL with Hadoop Relational Database

Splice Machine updated what it claims to be the first "Hadoop RDBMS," targeting enterprises using Oracle and MySQL relational database management systems.

MIT Machine Beats Human Intuition in Big Data Analytics

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 BI-on-Hadoop Tool Gets Adaptive Cache

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.

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