Altiscale wants to simplify this Big Data thing, bypassing trained developers, data scientists and expensive, proprietary systems to connect ordinary business users with Hadoop in the cloud and glean their own analytics insights with familiar tools like Tableau and Microsoft Excel.
No. 1 takeaway from poll of 21,000-plus developers? "Desktop development is still the most-popular place to be, attracting 50 percent of professional developers, and making money for them too."
The years-long Big Data skills shortage still persists despite numerous attempts to alleviate it, resulting in high demand and high salaries for developers with NoSQL skills, especially Apache Cassandra.
New hub features in-depth research on exactly what people expect from a mobile experience, company says.
Yet another effort to democratize notoriously difficult Big Data analytics was announced yesterday by Hewlett Packard Enterprise, which is providing a machine learning (ML) service to bring that advanced technology to mainstream developers.
Data professionals might have been expecting a launch date for SQL Server 2016 at the Data Driven event held today in New York City, but what they got was a recap of the flagship database system's capabilities and a full-out assault on rival Oracle Corp.
Continuous delivery solutions provider CloudBees has rolled out the first-ever Jenkins-based CD-as-a-Service platform.
To solicit developer feedback for fine-tuning the upcoming Android N release, Google today made a preview of the smartphone OS available earlier than usual in the release cycle.
The nonprofit Application Developers Alliance is leading a wide-ranging campaign to increase the size, expertise and understanding of the developer workforce, which it sees as a crucial resource for enterprise success in the digital age.
Developer-related research company Evans Data Corp. is out with new research revealing the fear of being replaced by artificial intelligence is the No. 1 worrisome concern of developers.
A mobile app development start-up spawned from an open source MIT project has come out with Thunkable, adding to the pantheon of simplified drag-and-drop tools designed to let "anyone" become a coder.
Integration middleware maker WSO2 released a lightweight, open source framework for creating Java-based microservices that support container-based deployments.
MapR Technologies today announced its Big Data platform has been upgraded with new features such as persistent storage and integrated resource management for containers.
The Eclipse Foundation welcomed a once-unlikely new member this week, Microsoft, which has been making moves recently to support open source and Java developers.
In the rollup to a big wave of launch activities for SQL Server 2016 this Thursday, Microsoft announced today that it plans to bring its flagship relational database system to the open source Linux platform.
An open source Parse Dashboard is now available for mobile developers seeking to transition their projects from the managed back-end service Parse.com, which is being shut down by parent company Facebook next year.
Google says to look to gamers for app success tips, as they have more experience in improving onboarding, retention, conversion and ultimately the user Lifetime Value.
Here's a roundup of this week's Big Data news, featuring: an updated platform and new cadence cycle from Hortonworks; GraphFrames, a graph processing library for Apache Spark, from Databricks; the open sourcing of LinkedIn's WhereHows project that provides a repository for metadata; and DMX Data Funnel from Syncsort, for data ingestion.
Security functionality from AppDome is being integrated with the Keynote mobile app device testing cloud, the companies announced yesterday.
Twitter has launched a mobile app that helps developers on the go monitor the performance and stability of their own mobile apps.