IBM last summer made big news by going all in on Apache Spark for Big Data analytics, with a massive developer investment that resulted in redesigned data products and today's launch of a bevy of new services running on its cloud.
Test drives of various Big Data technologies are now available on the Amazon cloud in a new program launched by MapR Technologies to help enterprises test the analytics waters with integrated third-party solutions.
Google released its homegrown Cloud Vision API to help developers create applications with sophisticated image recognition technology that powers Google Photos.
The Docker Universal Control Plane (UCP) 1.0 is now available as a public beta.
IBM has added end-to-end data protection to IBM Cloud Infrastructure for Analytics, its cloud-based offering designed to ease the significant investment burden required for implementing homegrown, on-premises Big Data solutions.
Pivotal has released a new version of its Cloud Foundry platform with expanded support for Spring Cloud Services, .NET applications, Docker images, Microsoft Azure and several ALM toolchain products.
Microsoft and Red Hat -- a leading provider of the Linux OS and other open source software -- today announced a joint effort to provide more Red Hat solutions on Microsoft Azure as a means to help enterprise customers move to a hybrid cloud computing model.
At its OpenWorld 2015 conference this week, Oracle Corp. added the Oracle Cloud Platform for Big Data to its Platform-as-a-Service offerings.
New Relic is adding a set of monitoring features to its Software Analytics Cloud specifically designed for Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.
Watch out, Azure, AWS and Google: Walmart is entering the cloud development market with an open source offering that seeks to eliminate cloud provider lock-in.
Normally known for being a clear leader in cloud computing services, Amazon Web Services has been a little late to the Mobile-Back-End-as-a-Service (MBaaS) party, but it's playing catch-up with a new product unveiled at its recent re:Invent conference in Las Vegas.
Google unveiled a Web-based interactive tool for developers to explore and analyze data stored on the company's cloud platform.
Java runtime solutions provider Azul Systems has made its flagship Zing JVM available as Amazon Machine Images running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux on Amazon Web Services.
At its big Dreamforce conference in San Francisco this week, Salesforce unveiled its upcoming IoT Cloud, based on a massively scalable, real-time event processing engine called Thunder that leverages several open source components for Big Data analytics of information collected by the Internet of Things (IoT).
IBM is beefing up its development tools for the Bluemix Platform-as-a-Service with new analytics functionality.
GE this week announced it was getting into the cloud services business with a platform designed for industrial data analytics.
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.
The Linux Foundation has formed a new organization to advance the state of the art for building cloud native applications and services.
Mobile Back-End-as-a-Service provides prebuilt developer services on the server side such as API management, identity services, message notifications, data storage and data synchronization.