One of the hottest open source projects in the Big Data/Hadoop ecosystem was upgraded with new SQL functionality and more as the Apache Software Foundation announced the release of Apache Spark 1.0.
The latest Neo4j open-source NoSQL graph database adds built-in ETL, new functionality for easily mapping tabular data into Neo4j from CSV files, and a faster data loader, among other changes.
Enterprise Web communications platform provider Kaazing has unveiled the new Java Message Service (JMS) edition of its secure gateway.
Oracle has staked out more ground in the rapidly expanding territory known as the Internet of Things (IoT).
NoSQL database vendor Couchbase Inc. is seeking to let developers build always-available, data-driven apps for mobile users wherever they are, even when they don't have connectivity to the cloud.
The continuing craze of cross-platform and cloud-based mobile development tools is evident in the latest batch of product releases.
Concurrent Inc. today announced an upgrade of its Cascading development framework for building Big Data applications, offering more choices for working with the Apache Hadoop ecosystem.
The latest version of the extension of the Spring programming model that supports Enterprise Integration Patterns is compatible with Spring Framework 4.0.
Oracle has announced the general availability (GA) of the Java Platform Micro Edition 8 (Java ME 8), the latest version of embedded Java aimed at devices.
Cloudera Inc. and MongoDB Inc. yesterday announced a strategic partnership to integrate their Big Data technologies.
Hortonworks and Concurrent are partnering to make Hadoop development easier and quicker by combining the former's Hadoop data platform with the latter's Cascading application development framework.
Typesafe, the chief commercial backer of the open source Scala project, has announced the final release of Scala 2.11.
Akka is Typesafe's asynchronous, event-driven middleware implemented in Scala.
Oracle has followed up its quarterly Critical Patch Update (CPU) with an additional security advisory for its Java Cloud Service.
The Spring team at Pivotal has announced the 1.0 release of its Spring Boot rapid application development framework.
The free and open source Zulu 8.0 is compatible and compliant with the recently launched Java SE 8.
Hardware and networking power Cisco Systems Inc. this week entered the software development arena as part of its new Enterprise Mobility Services Platform.
Oracle followed up on the launch of Java SE 8 and JDK8 last week with an online Webcast event Tuesday featuring stars of its Java team and the Java community.
On Tuesday Oracle announced the release of a new version of its NetBeans IDE, 8.0, that takes advantage of the latest enhancements in Java SE 8, among other changes.
Google Inc. this week is making lots of noise at its Google Platform Live conference, including the introduction of "Managed VMs" designed to help developers using the App Engine cloud service access native resources and run native code.