After progressing all the way up to version 0.99, HBase 1.0 is here; a major milestone in the Apache project’s development, offering some exciting features and new APIs without sacrificing stability.
Although the jQuery Plugin Registry has lived through outages and breaks in the past, it seems this most recent downtime might end up being permanent. Is the registry done and dusted?
The first release candidate for the next major version of the database query and access library Slick 3.0 is available right now. Builds are available for Scala 2.10 and 2.11 Scala on Maven Central.
Over 13,000 sites were affected by outages last year. Dynatrace’s visual overview of service failures in 2014 gives us a clear picture of which countries and companies they’re coming from.
Tails 1.3, the Amnesic Incognito Live System famously used by Edward Snowden, has just been released and introduces the Electrum Bitcoin Wallet, on top of addressing numerous security concerns.
Mirantis and Google have announced a collaboration to develop a Kubernetes integration with OpenStack, ensuring that Docker and OpenStack will be able to play nice.
More than two years have passed since we saw the last major version of Java search engine Apache Lucene and NoSQL server Apache Solr. The long-awaited releases of version 5.0 are here.
In an attempt to make it more prominent, Package Drone has been taken under the Eclipse Foundation’s wing, where it will be sure to receive further contributions and support.
When it comes to web servers, Apache is the leader of the pack in terms of web site numbers and growth. However, there are alternatives out there that might be just as good for your company or project.
A new numbering system is on the cards for Linux, but an even bigger issue is at hand: the year 2038 is set to be a disaster if we don’t act now, with an event similar to the Y2K bug on the horizon.
Support for asm.js has made it into the next version of Windows, following a collaboration between Mozilla and Microsoft to satisfy a long-standing hunger of users. This marks a giant step forward for Internet Explorer, with Chrome to follow suit.
The news is out: Angular2 has made it to alpha stage with bits and pieces on GitHub ready to play with. We take a look at some AtScript examples and what the core team had to say about the impending release.