Microsoft today announced the acquisition of jClarity, a UK-based provider software performance and analytics solutions and a leading contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project.
Azul Systems has released a new version of Zing, its flagship Java runtime, optimized for container and cloud deployments. Zing 19.07 eliminates the requirement for Zing's ZST memory management kernel module, and extends its performance and throughput advantage when executing ad hoc and query-based workloads.
This is the final release of the platform with full support, and marks the transition of RHEL 7.7 to Maintenance Support 1, the second of the four phases of the RHEL 10-year lifecycle.
The latest monthly update of VS Code Java functionality includes new refactoring capabilities, support for Semantic Selection (or Smart Selection) and more.
Engineers from Oracle and software development toolmaker JetBrains may be joining forces to create a new, Java-based 2D rendering pipeline for the Mac operating system (macOS).
Oracle's summer Critical Patch Update is expected to contain 322 patches across the company's product line, including 10 security fixes for Java Standard Edition (Java SE).
The GraalVM team at Oracle Labs announced the latest release of the GraalVM (version 19.1), a point release that nevertheless comes with some significant fixes and updates for the extension of the JVM designed to run applications written in a range of languages.
IBM completed its acquisition of open source solutions provider and long-time Java community leader Red Hat yesterday. The $34 billion deal was Big Blue's largest acquisition to date, and one of the largest tech company acquisitions in history.
Compuware is integrating its machine-learning-driven zAdviser analytics tool with is ISPW mainframe continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) solution.
Azul Systems announced this week the general availability of Zulu Mission Control 7.0, the Java performance management and application profiling tool based on the OpenJDK Mission Control project. The free tool is designed to work with Azul's Zing JVM and its Zulu build of OpenJDK, and it supports both Java SE 8 and 11.
Java 13, the upcoming update of the reference implementation of the Java SE Platform, has entered the Rampdown Phase, which means the overall feature set is frozen and no further JDK Enhancement Proposals (JEPs) will be targeted for this release.
Kotlin is continuing its "meteoric" rise in the software development world, with recent research providing new insights into its increasing popularity.
The TIOBE Index, which tracks programming language popularity based on Web searches, is out with a new report that shows Python reaching new heights, driven by its simplicity that attracts a new wave of software engineers.
Apache Storm 2.0 comes with a number of fixes and enhancements, but the most striking change in this release is that it has been re-architected in pure Java.
The company's new release also extends its commercial support for open source Apache Tomcat servers and all major open source Spring projects, including Spring Framework, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud and Spring Cloud Dataflow.
The latest version of Open Liberty, the open source implementation of Eclipse MicroProfile and enterprise Java from IBM and the foundation of the WebSphere Liberty app server, adds features to support the MicroProfile Reactive Streams Operators 1.0 API, JDK 12, and Oracle Universal Connection Pool.
Apache Dubbo, a high-performance, Java-based remote procedure call (RPC) framework originally developed at the Alibaba online marketplace and open sourced in 2011 and open sourced last year, is now a Top Level Project (TLP).
What do enterprise Java developers want the Eclipse Foundation to prioritize as the new shepherd of Jakarta EE? According to the results of the foundation's newly published 2019 Jakarta EE developer survey they want better support for microservices, native integration with the Kubernetes container orchestration platform, and a production-quality reference implementation.
The Eclipse Foundation's IoT Working Group has published the results of its 2019 IoT Developer Survey, and though much has stayed the same since the last survey, a few things have changed.
GraalVM Enterprise is the commercial version of the open source, polyglot JVM designed to provide better isolation and greater agility for enterprises in cloud and hybrid environments.