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Basho Unveils Simplified Big Data Platform -- Sans Hadoop

Add Basho Technologies to the long list of vendors offering simplified Big Data solutions, but with a twist: no Hadoop included, required or recommended.

Java SE 8 Available for MIPS

Imagination Technologies has made the latest version of Java SE 8 available for its MIPS CPU architecture, the company announced.

Survey: 'Big Data Paralysis' Is Holding Companies Back

Just a week after a report from research firm Gartner Inc. found that investment in Hadoop-based Big Data technologies "remains tentative" with poor adoption rates, a survey from Software AG identified "a Big Data paralysis" that's keeping enterprises from realizing the promised benefits of the analytics craze.

Report: Mobile Devs Not Interested in Universal Windows

An informal survey of mobile developers conducted by the Thomson Reuters news agency found little interest in Microsoft's plan to ease the modification of iOS and Android apps so they'll run on the upcoming Universal Windows Platform.

Survey Identifies Back-end Integration as Major Mobile Challenge

Open source powerhouse Red Hat Inc. released details of a recent survey that indicates back-end integration is a primary challenges in enterprise mobile app development, almost on par with the perennial problem of security.

MapR Adds Drill to Hadoop Distribution for SQL-Based Big Data Analytics

MapR Technologies Inc. added the newly available Apache Drill 1.0 project for SQL-based Big Data analytics to its Apache Hadoop distribution.

Syncfusion Revamps Big Data Platform for Windows

Syncfusion has updated what it claims to be "the one and only Hadoop distribution designed and optimized for Windows" with multiple-node cluster management capabilities.

Telerik Courts Low-Coders with Mobile Development Platform

Telerik today announced the addition of low-code features to its mobile development platform to let non-programmers help satisfy the exploding demand for enterprise mobile apps.

Security Firm Discloses Vulnerabilities in Google App Engine for Java

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.

Oracle Tackles Spatial and Graph Big Data Analytics

With nearly 20 years of experience working with spatial and graph data in its flagship relational database, Oracle Corp. is taking that expertise and putting it into a new Big Data tool.

Startup Ties Mobile Apps to IoT Devices

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.

Study Reveals what Drives Hadoop Adoption: Not Much, Actually

Actual real-world adoption of Hadoop-based Big Data technologies lags behind the hype, a new study from Gartner Inc. indicates.

IBM Taps Ionic Drag-and-Drop Tool for MobileFirst Development

IBM has entered the "low code" mobile development arena through a partnership with Ionic that combines the drag-and-drop design capabilities of Ionic Creator with IBM's MobileFirst Platform.

JBoss EAP 6.4 Supports Java App Deployment in Hybrid Cloud

Red Hat released version 6.4 of the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP) last week with new capabilities for JBoss EAP subscribers deploying Java apps in hybrid cloud environments.

Yahoo Provides Apple Watch Analytics for Mobile Developers

Less than two weeks after the official launch of the Apple Watch wearable computer, Yahoo announced it's providing analytics for the device to mobile developers.

Startup moBack Offers Self-Deployable Mobile Backend Platform

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.

IBM's Watson Big Data Tool Goes Hybrid

New hybrid cloud capabilities are among a host of improvements to IBM's Watson cloud-based Big Data analytics service.

Oracle Sets Date for Java 9 Release

Oracle has set Sept. 22, 2016, as the official General Availability (GA) release date for Java 9, with the Feature Complete release coming in mid-December.

Pivotal Releases Hadoop Distribution Based on Open Data Platform

Pivotal Software released its first Apache Hadoop distribution based on the controversial Open Data Platform, a controversial new industry consortium designed to further standardized Big Data initiatives.

CA Release Automation Now Integrated with JFrog Artifactory

CA Technologies has integrated its Release Automation solution with JFrog's Artifactory binary repository management system, the two companies announced.

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