Enterprise Architecture News & How-To


LinkedIn Contributes Build Tool for Hadoop

LinkedIn is joining the parade of major companies donating their homegrown Big Data tools to the open source community, offering up a Hadoop plugin for working with the Gradle build system.

IBM Adds Analytics to Cloud Development Tools

IBM is beefing up its development tools for the Bluemix Platform-as-a-Service with new analytics functionality.

Google Big Data Beta Services Now Generally Available

Two major Big Data components of the Google Cloud Platform have graduated from beta to general availability, the company said.

IoT Analytics Lead New HP Big Data Initiatives

HP announced a revamp of its Vertica SQL database analytics platform -- adding high-speed Internet of Things processing -- as part of several new products and services unveiled yesterday at its Big Data conference in Boston.

Databricks Updates Apache Spark-Based Big Data Platform

Databricks, the primary commercial steward of the open source Apache Spark project for Big Data analytics, has upgraded its Spark-based platform, adding support for the R programming language, access control features and more.

IBM Launches New Enterprise Open Source and IoT Dev Communities

IBM has launched two new community spaces within its Web-based developerWorks network: one to support developers of open-source enterprise software; one to support Internet of Things developers.

Guest Opinion: Windows 10, Innovation Not Included

A longtime Windows developer and Microsoft partner looks for groundbreaking, compelling features in the new OS and finds capitulation, not innovation.

DataTorrent Announces Tools for Hadoop Ingestion, Data Processing

DataTorrent unveiled a utility to manage the ingestion of data into Hadoop systems -- aiming to simplify a process that it says traditionally relies on a lot of moving parts and multiple tools -- and announced the open source project underlying its Big Data processing technology is now available on GitHub.

Annual Java Developer Survey Focuses on Performance Testing

RebelLabs, the research and content arm of Java toolmaker ZeroTurnaround, has published the findings of its annual Java developer survey, which focused on how performance testing is done by organizations.

New Developer Surveys Show where Mobile Hotness Lies

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.

Azul Launches New Service to Optimize Apache Cassandra

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.

Hadoop Creator Yahoo Finds It's Not Enough, Turns to Druid

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.

Salesforce Mobile Dev Tooling, Component Store Now Available

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.

Mobile, Web Devs Getting More Database-as-a-Service Options

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.

New Foundation for Container Interoperability

The Linux Foundation has formed a new organization to advance the state of the art for building cloud native applications and services.

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