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Spark Poised To Break from Hadoop, Move to Cloud, Survey Says

The popular Apache Spark project is poised to break from the Hadoop ecosystem as an independent data processing tool, and it may shift from on-premises installations to the cloud, according to new research.

Google Says Final Goodbye to Eclipse IDE for Android Development

Google officially ended support for the Android Developer Tools plug-in that for a time turned Eclipse into the go-to platform for non-iOS mobile coders.

App Analytics Leads Firebase Mobile Back-End Upgrade

The Firebase platform for mobile and Web apps has been upgraded with new functionality -- including new app analytics -- in an update announced today.

Freelancing Site Says Machine Learning Is Hottest Skill

Freelancing site Upwork identified machine learning as the hottest skill in demand by employers in its latest skills index.

Visual Studio Code Update Overloads npm Service, Forces Version Rollback

Microsoft said its Visual Studio Code 1.7 release overloaded the npmjs.org JavaScript package management service for Node.js, forcing a version rollback to 1.6.1.

Dev Tools Survey: Open Source Rules

GitLab today published a new survey report investigating how developers work with a focus on development tools, where open source wares have made a huge impact.

Walmart Open Sources Tool for Over-the-Air React Native Updates

With a new open source tool from WalmartLabs, mobile developers using React Native can now bypass Apple's App Store and do direct over-the-air updates.

Q&A: Implementing Enterprise Mobile DevOps

AppDevTrends conference presenter Roy Cornelissen talks about how to best integrate mobile development into an enterprise DevOps environment.

Databricks Spark Platform Gets Deep Learning Boost

Databricks said it's wedding Big Data with deep learning in the latest update to its Apache Spark-based platform.

Xcode IDE Update Supports New MacBook Pro Touch Bar Development

Apple's Xcode 8.1 IDE supports the new Touch Bar feature that was the star of the company's recent MacBook Pro rollout.

Neo4j 3.1 Delivers New Clustering Architecture

Neo Technology, the creator and chief commercial supporter of the Neo4j open source NoSQL graph database implemented in Java, announced the public beta of a major update of its namesake product.

Oracle's Quarterly Critical Patch Update Is Another Whopper

Oracle's latest quarterly Critical Patch Update was the second-largest ever, providing fixes for 253 security vulnerabilities for 76 of the company's products, including seven security updates for Java SE 6, 7 and 8, and eight for the Java EE-based WebLogic and GlassFish application servers.

Eclipse Kapua IoT Project Gets Code from Eurotech and Red Hat

The nascent Eclipse Kapua project got a big boost this week from its chief sponsors, open source solutions provider Red Hat and M2M/IoT platform provider Eurotech.

IBM, Microsoft Vie for Lead in New-Age Advanced Computing

Whether it's machine learning, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing or whatever, new-age software development is opening up huge new opportunities, with IBM and Microsoft vying for the lead in this new technological space.

HPE DevOps Report: Security Hindered by Pressure to Release Apps Quickly

In an age of huge data breaches and hacked IoT devices bringing down the Internet, it seems strange that enterprise developers still need to be reminded of the importance of security, but that's exactly what Hewlett Packard Enterprise does in its new DevOps research.

BI-on-Hadoop Benchmark Reveals Analytical Engine 'Sweet Spots'

BI-on-Hadoop specialist AtScale's recent analytical engine benchmark study concludes that organizations will probably need to use multiple such engines for a successful implementation able to handle varied workloads.

Red Hat Unveils Open Source Developer Tools Beta

Open source champion Red Hat unveiled a beta of its C and C++ developer tools for working with its enterprise Linux platform.

Periscope Data Research Touts Amazon Redshift over Snowflake, BigQuery

Periscope Data named Amazon Redshift as the best cloud-based data warehouse offering in recent testing conducted to better advise its customers on which technology to choose.

Oracle Releases Bare Metal Cloud Services

Oracle today announced the general availability of its new Bare Metal Cloud Services, which the company is billing as the next generation of its Infrastructure-as-a-Service offerings.

Projects Seek To Extend Reach of C#

Apple's young Swift programming language is getting a lot of attention and being put to new uses as it evolves, but Microsoft's .NET stalwart C# language isn't exactly sitting still, with multiple projects underway to extend its reach.

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