Cloud Foundry Foundation continues to swell

Like a fluffy katamari

Cloud Foundry Foundation continues to swell

Spun-out Pivotal body gains momentum as big names put their support (and their cash) into the potential PaaS leader.

 Trifacta CEO : The  evolution of data transformation and its impact on the bottom line

No more munging

Trifacta CEO : The evolution of data transformation and its impact on the bottom line

Fresh from announcing a $25m funding round this morning, the data analytics young guns take us on a tech deep dive and outline their semi-open approach.

Language design is subtle

Softly softly

Language design is subtle

Java may not have the "cool" clout of node.js - but, as Lukas Eder argues, it's more important to think long-term, putting things like backwards-compatibility to the fore.

What’s cool in Java these days?

‘Sup

What’s cool in Java these days?

ZeroTurnaround report tallying the leading tools and technologies for the platform in 2014 indicates Java 8 a priority for majority, and rise of JVM languages in enterprise.

MariaDB relocates to GitHub

Seal cuts loose

MariaDB relocates to GitHub

MySQL and NoSQL “missing link” marks development milestone as project migrates into new official home.

Onwards and upwards for Artifactory with new npm-friendly additions

Bounce

Onwards and upwards for Artifactory with new npm-friendly additions

We catch up with JFrog’s Frederic Simon following the Artifactory provider’s introduction of support for on-premise and cloud-based npm repositories.

Develop your  agile mindset

Scrum tactics

Develop your agile mindset

Cutting through the jargon to the common sense buried beneath, Steffan Surdek discusses cross functional teams, increments of functionality, and minimum feature sets.

Java on the IoT: new MIPS deal dreamed up

Not a wonk idea

Java on the IoT: new MIPS deal dreamed up

Oracle announces plans to join forces with Imagination Technologies to bring Java to MIPS chip architecture and tune Java to work with PowerVR graphics.

Ignore the FUD

Datastax’s Tim Berglund on writing a credible real-time analytics story

Tim Berglund, who recently moved from GitHub to DataStax (aka the commercial warders of Apache Cassandra, a NoSQL platform for data-driven, real-time applications), has long…

Java 8: Let’s deprecate those legacy libs

Not my cup of mud

Java 8: Let’s deprecate those legacy libs

Much to the delight of 'Dr Deprecator', JDK enhancements mean that we can throw out a whole bunch of junk. Lukas Eder sifts out his personal choices for the trash heap.

A new 'to-do' list

Software isn't the biggest issue for the IoT

"Software is not the hardest part": this was the core message of "Good Night Lamp" founder and IoT expert Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino’s JAX 2014 keynote. In this interview,…

Newly published Java EE 8 JSR draft shines a light on path ahead

Enterprise blueprints

Newly published Java EE 8 JSR draft shines a light on path ahead

After extensive community surveying, the latest draft of the JSR for Java EE 8 reveals plans for improved managed bean modules and expanded cloud infrastructure.

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