Big Data is still a hot topic, and industry buzz points to Apache Kafka as one of the hottest projects in that space, a notion supported by a new survey showing its increasing use in enterprise analytics.
After introducing an updated version of the popular Atom code editor -- and facing a deluge of more than 4,000 open issues -- GitHub is changing the way it handles bug reports, feature requests and other feedback.
Mesosphere today unveiled the beta release of its newly open sourced DC/OS software, which helps organizations build and manage modern distributed applications in container-based datacenters.
After a one-year preview, the free Visual Studio Code editor has hit version 1.0 with the help of open source community developers, Microsoft announced today.
Developers in the free Windows Insider program can now play around with the new Linux-based Bash shell development tool in a new Windows 10 build announced today.
SQL continues to make inroads in the open source Big Data space this week, with Qubole open sourcing Quark for SQL virtualization, while MapR Technologies is converging SQL and JSON in the latest Apache Drill update.
Microsoft today announced it was open sourcing the technology behind its newly acquired Xamarin cross-platform mobile app development software, along with making Xamarin freely available in Visual Studio, including the Community Edition.
Microsoft today surprised developers by announcing it was bringing the Bash shell -- long a mainstay tool for Linux-based development -- to Windows 10.
With the Strata + Hadoop World conference underway, IBM, Microsoft and other companies are announcing new solutions based on the popular open source Big Data analytics framework, Apache Spark.
The years-long Big Data skills shortage still persists despite numerous attempts to alleviate it, resulting in high demand and high salaries for developers with NoSQL skills, especially Apache Cassandra.
A mobile app development start-up spawned from an open source MIT project has come out with Thunkable, adding to the pantheon of simplified drag-and-drop tools designed to let "anyone" become a coder.
Integration middleware maker WSO2 released a lightweight, open source framework for creating Java-based microservices that support container-based deployments.
The Eclipse Foundation welcomed a once-unlikely new member this week, Microsoft, which has been making moves recently to support open source and Java developers.
In the rollup to a big wave of launch activities for SQL Server 2016 this Thursday, Microsoft announced today that it plans to bring its flagship relational database system to the open source Linux platform.