Apache Spark, the widely used open source cluster computing framework featuring a general processing engine for Big Data analytics, has reached version 2.0, the Apache Software Foundation announced.
Leveraging concepts from the object-oriented programming world, Kony Inc. has updated its tooling for the rapid development of mobile applications.
The open source project for the Apache Hadoop ecosystem reportedly fills in an architectural gap left open by other storage options, providing a missing piece to fill out the columnar storage puzzle.
Integration middleware maker WSO2 released a new version of MSF4J, a lightweight, open source framework for building microservices in Java that supports container-based deployments via a fast runtime and an annotation-based programming model.
Oracle's latest Critical Patch Update, issued this week, fixed a record 276 vulnerabilities in a range of the company's products, including 13 in Java SE, some of which received high-severity scores.
Stack Overflow, the immensely popular coding Q&A forum that has become the go-to resource for developers seeking help with specific problems, is now supplying more general documentation with today's beta launch of an ambitious new site.
The latest update to Cloudera's enterprise Big Data solution includes a new tool, Cloudera Navigator Optimizer, which helps offload SQL workloads to Hadoop for more efficient analytics processing.
Google has released the final developer preview of its next mobile OS, Android 7.0 Nougat, in preparation of the final product scheduled to launch "later this summer." The Android engineering team also answered readers' questions in a Reddit "ask me anything" event today.
The Python programming language makes a surprisingly strong showing in a new skills survey of more than 11,000 developers conducted by Packt Publishing.
Apteligent has launched an enhanced version of its Standard Edition SDK for tracking mobile app metrics, helping developers troubleshoot, prioritize and resolve issues that degrade UX.
Splice Machine today announced the open sourcing of its Big Data database technology that seeks to leverage the best of the SQL/RDBMS and NoSQL/Hadoop worlds.
WaveMaker added a security feature to its rapid application development platform designed for quickly creating and deploying hybrid cross-platform mobile and responsive Web apps.
Through its developerWorks site, IBM is helping spread the word about an academic-based project that provides free videos on numerous data analytics concepts, such as the recently published "Introducing SQL on Hadoop" presentation.
Microsoft added to its growing list of Eclipse-based product offerings with the general availability release of the HDInsight Tool for Eclipse.
Qubole, known for its Big Data-as-a-Service wares, is offering to help enterprises migrate their on-premises Cloudera-based Big Data implementations to the cloud.
Windows 10 Mobile may not be so irrelevant after all, judging from an online petition signed by more than 44,000 users who want a mobile game called Pokémon Go (you may have heard of it) developed for Windows 10 and its mobile variant.
Programming in assembly language -- getting down to the direct manipulation of bytes and even bits -- is gaining in popularity, according the latest ranking by TIOBE, apparently spurred by the Internet of Things.
With open source sensibilities aligned with its new owner, Microsoft, the business-oriented social media site this week contributed technology for building iOS view layouts, analyzing Big Data and detecting URLs with a Java library.
Already benefitting from mobile developers switching to its MongoDB-as-a-Service offering in the wake of the Parse back-end being shut down, mLab is out with a new guide to smooth the transition.