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Microsoft Formally Signs Up for OpenJDK Project

Microsoft signed the Oracle Contributor Agreement last week, which means Redmond has officially joined the OpenJDK project.

Quarkus 1.0 Kubernetes-Native Java Stack Set for GA

Red Hat today announced that Quarkus 1.0, the Kubernetes-native Java framework the company introduced in a beta release in March, will become generally available at the end of November.

Broadcom, Infosys Bring AI-Driven Continuous Testing to SAP Upgrades

Broadcom Inc. announced that its open automation.ai platform is being used in conjunction with Infosys technology to create Continuous Testing for SAP S/4HANA, a new product for enterprises upgrading to the S/4HANA version of SAP's ERP.

OpenAI Releases Update of GPT-2 Unsupervised Language Model

OpenAI on Tuesday released GPT-2 (1.5B), the "final model" release of this version of its popular large-scale unsupervised language model.

SQL Server 2019 Goes Live

The highly anticipated new version offers a number of a new features, including Big Data clusters, always-on availability and Scalar UDF inlining.

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How Do You Get Non-Technical Organizations to Trust IoT?

IoT can play an important role in helping non-technical organizations like city government agencies but building trust for the technology is a challenge.

Microsoft Outlines Azure IoT Strategy & Updates

In a Monday blog post, Microsoft detailed the company's progress in integrating and securing its Internet of Things (IoT) platforms and resources.

Oracle's Latest CPU Includes 20 Security Patches for Java SE

Oracle’s latest quarterly <a href="https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2019-5072832.html" target="_blank">Critical Patch Update</a> (CPU) provides 219 new security patches across Oracle’s product line, including 20 new patches for Java SE. But none of the Java patches in this CPU earned a CVSS risk score of greater than 6.8 out of 10.0.

Open Data Group Rebrands as ModelOp, Reflecting Focus on AI Model Operations

The Open Data Group (ODG) this week announced it's re-launching as ModelOp, reflecting the importance of modeling to artificial intelligence and machine learning implmentations.

Compuware Partners with OpenLegacy to Advance DevOps on the Mainframe

Compuware released the latest update of its Topaz for Total Test automated testing solution last week with a number of enhancements, including direct access to the OpenLegacy platform, advanced analytics from its free zAdvisor service, and other improvements that enable unit testing to be applied to a larger range of programs.

Autonomous Security Platform Designed for IoT Self Defense

A new security platform that "enables IoT devices to defend themselves against hackers without the need for human intervention" is being demonstrated by NXM Labs, Inc. this week at Arm TechCon 2019.

PyTorch Mobile Machine Learning Framework Announced

On Thursday the developers of PyTorch announced PyTorch Mobile, which they say will allow for "end-to-end workflow from Python to deployment on iOS and Android."

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Eclipse Launches Cloud Dev Tools Working Group

The Eclipse Foundation unveiled a new working group focused on software development tools for and in the cloud. The aptly named Eclipse Cloud Development Tools Working Group (ECD WG) "will drive the evolution and broad adoption of emerging standards for cloud-based developer tools," according to the group's charter.

Jakarta EE 8 Compatible WildFly 18 Released

The latest version of WildFly, the open-source, Java EE 8 and Jakarta EE 8 certified application server originally created by Red Hat's JBoss division, is now available for download. WildFly 18 now runs on JDK 13, adds a range of security upgrades, and is now "better aligned" with the Jakarta EE API projects.

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Tiny Containers for IoT in New Nubix.io Developer Edition

Developers working on IoT apps have a "tiny container" option as part of the Nubix.io Developer Edition, which supports the Raspberry Pi and BeagleBone platforms.

.NET-Centric Dev Tooling Vendor Boosts Blazor Components, Supports .NET Core 3.0

In the .NET development world, .NET Core 3.0 and Blazor are two of the most popular focus points right now, so third-party development tooling vendors are scrambling to support their latest editions.

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API Security Project Identifies Top 10 Vulnerabilities

"Broken object level authorization" is the number one API vulnerability that attackers can exploit to gain access to an organization's data, according to a report from the independent Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP).

Parasoft Uses Java for New AI-Powered UI Testing Solution for Open Source

Even for development teams with an agile practice, testing, especially testing of a constantly evolving user interface can be a bottleneck if test scripts have to be manually rewritten to account for even trivial changes like the placement of the log-in button.

Eclipse Che 7 Strengthens Link Between Java and Kubernetes

Oracle wrapped up its annual OpenWorld and Code One events in San Francisco on Friday, ending a week filled with of Java- and Cloud-focused announcements from Big O and the 350+ vendors exhibiting at this literally traffic-stopping user conference.

InfluxData Releases Serverless Time Series Database for Cloud

With the release of the latest version of its InfluxDB product, InfluxData is promising ease-of-use for developers, as well as elastic scalability and advanced analytics capabilities for processing data streaming from IoT and other sources.

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