It's a move many industry watchers were expecting, and further evidence to some that the company is winding down its investment in the Solaris-SPARC bundle.
Companies need open source skills so much that nearly half of respondents to a new survey said they would pay people (especially developers) to become open source certified.
Stack Overflow, analyzing data from its huge developer survey, has concluded that Go and Scala skills pay off the most in the U.S.
While it's notoriously tough for enterprises to find skilled developers for mobile and data science initiatives, a new report from Canonical indicates a skills gap is also affecting recruitment for the growing IoT space.
Jobs-related data also confirms San Francisco and Seattle are the hot places to work, though Dallas and Philadelphia are "hidden gems."
Latest Skill Up report from Packt Publishing finds Python is the No. 1 dev tool, Docker generates the most interest in learning and Big Data specialists make the big bucks.
Four the first time in four years of tracking, a recruiter has noticed a decrease in salaries for early-career data scientists -- a position once dubbed the "sexiest job of the 21st century" -- caused by more junior-level entrants into the field, and other factors.
According to a Stack Overflow blog post, the simple answer to providing developers with more quiet surroundings and productive workspaces for cost-conscious companies is to just let them work from home.
Google, which has long been prodding Web site developers to step up their game for better performance on mobile devices, is furthering that effort with a new Mobile Sites certification program.
The online programming community is providing guidance for developers who might be looking to change jobs in 2017.
Contradicting a popular view that sees programming languages such as R, Python and Java as the top tools for data science (which has been dubbed the "The Sexiest Job of the 21st Century"), new research shows SQL holding its own.
Developers with natural language processing skills have vaulted into the No. 1 position on a hottest-skills index catering to freelancers, replacing the prior No. 1: machine learning.
The position heads Glassdoor's ranking for the second year in a row.
LinkedIn's new report detailing the highest-paying jobs for 2017 is the rare study that doesn't include any developer jobs (or <i>any</i> tech jobs, for that matter) in its top 10 list.
Taking into account quality-of-life factors, CNNMoney ranks mobile devs above professions with 3x higher salaries.
According to salary guides from career firms Robert Half Technology and The Creative Group, mobile designers rank near the top of tech professions expected to see significant salary increases in 2017.
Still enjoying tremendous demand for their skills, mobile coders and Big Data specialists are set to command the highest developer-related salaries next year, according to a new report from careers firm Robert Half Technology.
Freelancing site Upwork identified machine learning as the hottest skill in demand by employers in its latest skills index.
Software engineers or data scientists often head the list of tech salary surveys, but the latest study from careers firm Hired Inc. shows a new leader: program manager.