Development/Programming Career Articles

IT Cost Cuts in 2008 May Be a Trend, Study Says

A study surveying 201 CIOs found a general slowdown in IT spending and staffing.

Microsoft's $60B Year-End Revenue Dogged by Search Costs

Microsoft's fiscal fourth-quarter and 2008 year-end financial results were announced in a Webcast on Thursday.

Q&A: Fausto Ibarra Takes SQL Server Reins

New director of product management talks up database and hints at future technologies.

SnapLogic Leverages Amazon Cloud Platform

The company teamed with Amazon to add scalability to its hosted data integration solution.

Greene Out at VMware

In a move that sent shock waves across the virtualization market, VMware's board of directors announced that Diane Greene, the company's co-founder, president and CEO, will be replaced by Paul Maritz, a 14-year veteran of Microsoft and head of EMC's Cloud Division.

Open Source Search Site Acquired by Black Duck is slated to become another asset in Black Duck's software compliance toolset.

Gartner: Economic Woes Will Increase Offshoring

Research firm Gartner is predicting that the current economic downturn in the U.S. will mean more IT and development positions will go overseas.

Appcelerator Enables Google App Engine Portability

Hosted rich Internet application development platform lets developers tap into Google App Engine.

Microsoft Plans MSDN Revamp

Microsoft is finally tuning up its Microsoft Developer Network site and promises to resolve long-running frustrations developers have encountered working with it.

SaaS Shifts to Vertical Business Networks

Addressing specific vertical markets through the use of customized solution bundles may be the latest wave in software-as-a-service.

SaaS on the Rise With Small-to-Medium Businesses

Big businesses, with their larger infrastructures, are not as interested, report suggests.

Enterprise Software Future Profiled in Report

A Forrester report describes software-as-a-service and open source solutions as potential agents for change.

Microsoft and Google Square Off for Long-Term SaaS Battle

Microsoft rolled out new software-as-a-service betas, while Google added to its Apps offerings.

GlobalLogic Expands, Offers R&D Dev Support

Outsourcing firm initiates new service to support startups and others needing software engineering expertise.

Lessons From a Yahoo Scrum Rollout

Yahoo's top coach in Agile practices describes the process, and how it speeds up Web application delivery.

Phase 2 Embraces SaaS for Global SMB Market

A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner is proving Redmond's Software Plus Services case by offering hosted and customized IT support to the small-to-medium business market.

LongJump Introduces Database-as-a-Service

Service supports organizations that lack in-house IT resources or that want online database functionality.

Microsoft's Raikes To Retire

Jeff Raikes will leave Microsoft next September after 28 years with the company.

The Original

Creator of the java programming language, James Gosling.

Reller Lands at Microsoft's Platform and Services Division

Tami Reller, a Microsoft Business Solutions veteran, has a new job as CFO of Microsoft's Platform & Services Division.

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