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Red Hat OpenStack 16 Goes GA

Red Hat today announced the general availability of Red Hat OpenStack Platform 16, the latest version of its Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) solution.

Open Source Framework Enables Streaming Data Pipelines on Kubernetes

The Cloudflow framework was developed to address the growing demands of AI, machine learning models, analytics, and other streaming, data-driven workloads.

Just Released: Kube-Scan Open Source Scanning Tool for Kubernetes

A startup focused on Kubernetes security has released an open source risk assessment tool for the popular container orchestration platform.

Python 2 Officially Hits End of Life, Final Few Fixes Coming April 2020

The End of Life (EOL) deadline for Python 2 arrived with the new year, and the CPython core development community is urging users to migrate to Python 3 as soon as possible.

Updated Open Source Database Offers Cluster Restriction, Performance Improvements

Database maker ArangoDB has released the latest version of its namesake open source database with a feature that allows users to restrict individual databases to one node in a cluster.

Eclipse Foundation Launches Edge-Native Working Group

Described as “a vendor-neutral and code-first industry collaboration,” the new Edge Native Working Group was created to drive the evolution and broad adoption of open source software for edge computing.

Open Source Hazelcast Data Grid Optimized on Intel Optane for AI, IoT Workloads

The latest release of Hazelcast's namesake Java-based in-memory data grid (IMDG 4.0) has been optimized for Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory.

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New Open Source Dev Tools for Kubernetes Launched by IBM

On Monday IBM announced two brand-new open source tools for use with the Kubernetes ecosystem at Kubecon, underway this week in San Diego, Calif.

Open Source ArangoDB Launches Managed Service for Enterprises

The new ArangoDB Oasis managed service is a paid add-on that gives enterprises tools to easily deploy and manage their ArangoDB cluster deployments.

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Red Hat Releases Open Source Project Quay Container Registry

Red Hat this week unveiled an open source distribution of the Red Hat Quay container image registry, dubbed Project Quay, which includes the Quay code base, as well as the Clair container vulnerability scanner and the tooling needed to build, deploy, and run a completely open source Quay distribution.

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.

Java 13 Goes GA

Oracle this week announced the general availability of the Java Standard Edition 13 Platform (Java SE 13) and its open source reference implementation, the Java Development Kit 13 (JDK 13), at its annual Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.

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Flutter Boosts Web Support, Defaults to Swift, Kotlin for Native Mobile

Google's open source, cross-platform Flutter UI toolkit, which started with a mobile focus, boosted its Web development tooling and has embraced Swift for native iOS projects and Kotlin for Android.

Eclipse Foundation Releases Jakarta EE 8 Spec

The Eclipse Foundation today announced the released the Eclipse Jakarta EE 8 specification during a live-streamed online event. This is the first enterprise Java spec released by the foundation since it took over the stewardship of the platform two years ago.

Microsoft Acquires jClarity, Furthers Java Mission

Microsoft today announced the acquisition of jClarity, a UK-based provider software performance and analytics solutions and a leading contributor to the AdoptOpenJDK project.

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