Not to be outdone by Microsoft's recent Big Data enhancements to its Azure cloud service, Amazon Web Services announced its own data initiatives at its conference yesterday.
The new Couchbase database platform emerged with its new N1QL language that allows developers to hook into JSON data stores with declarative, SQL-based queries.
Progress Software announced a new suite of app development software designed to be freely downloaded by students, recent graduates and new developers wanting to get help with designing enterprise-class applications.
Talend today said an update of its Big Data integration platform makes it the first such offering to include native support for Apache Spark and Spark Streaming.
The promised benefits of becoming a "data-driven" organization capitalizing on business insights gleaned from analytics are many, but it's a complicated transition that vendors are trying to simplify with tools such as the Big Data Scorecard introduced this week by Hortonworks.
Maintaining legacy mainframe code may not be the hottest programming chore in today's world of mobility, agility and DevOps, but it's a necessary task that Compuware is seeking to make easier with today's release of a tool that visually maps program-to-program interactions.
Puppet Labs, the commercial supporter of the open source Puppet configuration management tool, today announced a new solution designed to simplify the enterprise application orchestration process.
A new study from Accenture indicates that executives are aware of the importance of enterprise mobile apps, but few organizations are following through to take full advantage of their mobile investments.
MapR Technologies, known as one of the top commercial vendors distributing Big Data software based on Apache Hadoop technology, today added JSON support to its MapR-DB NoSQL database, claiming the "industry's first in-Hadoop document database."
Facing huge demand for developers -- especially for mobile apps -- enterprises are turning to a variety of solutions, including outsourcing and relying on in-house "citizen developers" to use low-code or no-code tools to supplement professional coders, a movement undergoing change, according to a new report.
In a busy week on the Big Data front, Google announced a managed service for Hadoop and Spark, two technologies also addressed by BlueData's new container deployment functionality. Also coming out this week were new Internet of Things solutions, open source NoSQL offerings and more.
Spark is still hot, seeing tremendous growth in contributing developers, user roles, applications, usage cases and just about every other Big Data metric you can think of, according to a new survey from commercial steward Databricks, which says it's basically eating Hadoop's lunch.
Eurotech, an Italy-based provider of embedded computing platforms, has released a new version of its ESF 3.1 development framework, "an inclusive and targeted Java OSGi framework for machine-to-machine multiservice gateways, smart devices and Internet of Things solutions applications."
In agile retrospectives, teams will often focus on just their weaknesses, assuming any strength is good. But what happens if the team is spending too much time honing the wrong strengths? Our Agile Architect introduces a fun game to explore the possibility.
Software development toolmaker JetBrains has announced a new milestone release of Kotlin, its open source, JVM-targeted programming language.