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.
Tools announced during the AWS Summit in New York today include a mobile device testing farm, a back-end service for mobile and Web apps, a code revision control service and a software release automation service.
CloudBees has announced the availability of its new Jenkins Platform, which combines the company's Jenkins Enterprise and Jenkins Operations Center products into a single platform.
Among more than 24 new cloud-based services unveiled by Oracle are some new capabilities for Java developers, as well as new support for related languages and frameworks.
All applications offered by Oracle are heading for the cloud -- if they're not there already.
Amazon Web Services announced that cloud developers can now use Java for writing Lambda functions, which provide event-driven functionality while taking care of needed compute resources.
Researchers at Security Explorations Inc. say there are seven unpatched vulnerabilities within the Google App Engine for Java, including three complete JVM sandbox escapes, which could allow an attacker to execute malicious code on underlying systems or retrieve sensitive information from Google servers.
Less than a year old, startup MODE Inc. has unveiled a platform designed to help mobile developers connect their apps to Internet of Things (IoT) devices spewing out tons of high-volume data.
Startup moBack Inc. has entered the increasingly crowded Mobile Backend-as-a-Service arena with a new platform emphasizing ease of use and control of customization features.
New hybrid cloud capabilities are among a host of improvements to IBM's Watson cloud-based Big Data analytics service.
CA Technologies has integrated its Release Automation solution with JFrog's Artifactory binary repository management system, the two companies announced.