Oracle Corp. has notified the Java community officially of its intention to withdraw the Java Specification Requests (JSRs) for the Java EE Management API 2.0 (JSR 373) and JMS 2.1 (JSR 368).
Amazon Web Services updated its tool for creating corporate apps that use existing user directories and hook into other apps and systems such as customer relationship management, sales management, accounting and customer service tools.
The new Amazon Athena tool from Amazon Web Services enables serverless queries of large amounts of data stored in Amazon Simple Storage Service, obviating the need to spin up Hadoop clusters or set up data warehouses.
The 2.12 release of Scala, the type-safe programming language for the Java Virtual Machine (JVM), comes with a completely overhauled compiler, which allows the language to fully leverage the VM features in Java 8, the Scala team at Lightbend announced.
Splice Machine touted new hybrid workload capabilities in announcing version 2.5 of its Big Data platform, an open source SQL-based relational database solution powered by Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark.
Amazon Web Services released a public preview of a new Administrative SDK for Amazon WorkDocs that lets developers integrate management functionality into apps that leverage the enterprise storage and file sharing service.
Citing a lack of customer interest, Microsoft said it's closing down its six-year-old Azure DataMarket, a place where developers could access data services to power apps and analytic projects.
Microsoft released the first service pack for SQL Server 2016, featuring a consolidation and addition of advanced features across all versions of its flagship relational database management system.
Microsoft today introduced a preview of the cloud-based Visual Studio Mobile Center during its Connect(); 2016 conference, offering services for building and managing iOS and Android apps.
The Microsoft Connect(); conference in New York kicked off today, revealing significant tooling improvements impacting mobile app development, containerized app dev, cross-platform mobile DevOps and serverless compute architectures.
Hortonworks Inc. today announced a new Big Data offering for the Amazon Web Services cloud, offering enterprises a faster onramp for running Apache Hadoop, Spark and Hive workloads in the cloud.
Modern Apps Live! presenter Jason Bock explains the importance and value of testing.
Amazon has just made it a little easier to develop serverless apps with its Mobile Hub while leveraging its Lambda service and the Amazon API Gateway.
Firm sees a changing mobile landscape driving a push toward more flexible, modular architectures for faster development.
Couchbase cited full-text search and real-time analytics as key capabilities of new developer previews announced this week for its NoSQL document database that leverages SQL for querying JSON data.
Java continues to command the top spot on the latest TIOBE Programming Community Index, edging C, C++, C#, Python and Visual Basic .NET, in that order.