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Syncfusion Puts Windows Big Data Platform into Production

Syncfusion moved its Windows-based Big Data platform out of preview and into production with new support for Apache Spark, Apache HBase and Scientific Python. The enterprise software development company claims it's the singular Apache Hadoop-based distribution designed for Windows.

Spark Features Added to Redis NoSQL Database

Redis Labs today announced the integration of its namesake NoSQL database with Spark SQL, along with a new Spark-Redis connector said to speed up certain Big Data analytics tasks by 100 times or more.

App Monitoring Tool Claims First PHP 7 Support

Just a couple months after the release of PHP 7, AppNeta claimed to be the only company in its Application Performance Management space to support the newest version of the ubiquitous Web scripting language, which boasts speedier performance and a spaceship operator.

Visual Studio Code Gets Cordova Tooling for Cross-Platform Mobile

Microsoft updated its lightweight, open source code editor with a new tooling extension that provides support for building hybrid cross-platform mobile apps with Apache Cordova.

Facebook Shutting Down Parse Back-end Service for Mobile Development

Facebook is closing down the Parse Mobile Back-end-as-a-Service platform it acquired in April 2013, a move that will force many developers to switch their apps to an alternative backing service.

Big Data Product Watch 1/28/16: Top Hadoop Distros, Free Training, Cloud Deployment and More

Here's a roundup of recent news from Cloudera, MapR, VoltDB and others, including an analyst's rankings of the top Hadoop distributions, expanded free Hadoop training, new products and more.

Q&A: On Hadoop's 10th Birthday, 10 Questions for One Who Was There

10 years ago today the first Hadoop cluster was put into production at Yahoo. We asked Raymie Stata, who actually hired Hadoop co-creator Doug Cutting into Yahoo, to look back at the history of the game-changing Big Data technology, forecast where it's going and provide advice for developers looking to master it.

8 Critical Java Security Holes Fixed by Quarterly Patch

Oracle's latest Critical Patch Update includes fixes for eight Java security holes, three of which were rated critical, earning Common Vulnerability Scoring Standard scores of 10.0.

Open Source Tech Dominates Top Paying Skills

Cloud and Big Data tech skills still pay off the most, according to the latest salary survey from careers site Dice.com, with open source technologies dominating the 2015 list.

JBoss EAP 7 Beta Now Available

Red Hat announced the availability of the first beta build of the JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP), addressing new enterprise interest in containers and microservices.

So You Want To Become a Data Scientist?

So you want to become a data scientist? And why wouldn't you? Careers site Glassdoor just named it the "best job in America" for 2016. So we decided to talk to a real-life data scientist to find out what the job's all about and how to become one.

Telerik Dev Tool Claims First AngularJS 2 UI Support

The newest release of the Telerik DevCraft development suite is the first in the dev tooling market to feature support for building UIs on top of AngularJS 2 JavaScript-based applications, claims its parent company, Progress Software.

Mobile Dev Success: All About that MBaaS

New reports from mobile app development organizations show how Mobile Back-end-as-a-Service is crucial to enterprise mobility success, especially when using rapid application development or low-code tools.

Google's First Apache Contribution? Dataflow, for Big Data Analytics

Google has teamed up with several other companies to submit its open sourced Dataflow technology to the Apache Software Foundation as an incubator project, a first for the search giant.

Hadoop Survey Shows Spark Coming of Age in 2016

Apache Spark, which has been shaking up the Apache Hadoop ecosystem for a couple years now, will come of age this year, moving from a talking point into enterprise deployment, according to a new Hadoop survey from Syncsort.

MapR Offers Free Big Data Test Drives on Amazon Cloud

Test drives of various Big Data technologies are now available on the Amazon cloud in a new program launched by MapR Technologies to help enterprises test the analytics waters with integrated third-party solutions.

Open Source Devs Challenge GitHub on Support Issues

A large group of GitHub-using developers is calling for changes to the open source code repository, changes they can't enact on their own because GitHub itself isn't open source.

Survey: Open Source Tools Preferred for Mobile Development

A new survey published by Red Hat Inc., seeking to measure the maturity of enterprise mobility efforts, reveals that a large majority of mobile developers prefer using open source software.

HackerRank: Solve a Coding Challenge, Get a Job Interview

HackerRank has released a new mobile app that lets developers solve a coding challenge to apply for a job, with the guarantee of a response from prospective employers within five days.

Monitoring Service Adds Mobile App Performance Management

Site24x7 announced it has added mobile Application Performance Management functionality to its cloud monitoring service for DevOps and IT operations, providing real-time performance insights for native Android and iOS apps.

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