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Microsoft, SOASTA Enhance Visual Studio Family at Build 2015

Microsoft, SOASTA Enhance Visual Studio Family at Build 2015

Visual Studio took center stage at Build 2015, Microsoft’s annual conference for software and web developers. For ...

Enterprises Learn Artificial Intelligence Lessons

Enterprises Learn Artificial Intelligence Lessons

In Hollywood, artificial intelligence-equipped beings run amok to take control of the world and the human population. ...

API Hub Mashape Opens Up Kong Platform

API Hub Mashape Opens Up Kong Platform

The API marketplace Mashape has released its Kong application development tool as an open source platform that ...

SAS Kicks Off Global Forum with Bevy of New Products, Research

SAS Kicks Off Global Forum with Bevy of New Products, Research

SAS kicked off its annual SAS Global Forum with a flurry of new product releases and research ...

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April 29, 2015(0)
Visual Studio took center stage at Build 2015, Microsoft’s annual conference for software and web developers. For the first time, Microsoft has extended Visual Studio beyond Windows, with the introduction of Visual Studio Code that offers some capabilities on Windows, Linux, and Apple OS X. Unveiled at Build 2015, Visual Studio Code is “a lightweight code-optimized editor” that integrates ... Full article
April 28, 2015(0)
The API marketplace Mashape has released its Kong application development tool as an open source platform that is billed as among the first management layers for emerging micro-services. The San Francisco-based company said its open source release would eliminate what it calls the “busy work” of rewriting code for backend logic. The management tool would allow developers to write ...
April 27, 2015(0)
SAS kicked off its annual SAS Global Forum with a flurry of new product releases and research reports focused on bringing together business users and data scientists, and unifying the analytics process. Although MarketsandMarkets predicts the business intelligence and analytics software market will reach $26.8 billion by 2020, 72 percent of executives were dissatisfied with the time it takes ...
April 24, 2015(0)
Delphi Automotive generated 2014 revenue of $17 billion and operates in 33 countries, but the leading developer of solutions that make vehicles safer, greener, and more connected relies on a Silicon Valley mentality and start-up’s agility to continually innovate and create new products. Sales of Delphi’s advanced safety technology, which is often software-based, are predicted to grow 50 percent ...
April 22, 2015(0)
Collaboration has extended to the IT department through growing adoption of DevOps, an approach whereby developers and operations people work together efficiently and effectively. But without careful planning and investment, enterprises will not successfully create the DevOps culture necessary to succeed. Just as IT departments have seen the best-laid collaboration software implementations sometimes fall short of business departments’ ambitious ...
April 21, 2015(0)
Red Hat, among the most vigorous proponents of delivering applications via Linux containers, acknowledges that enterprise adoption of container technology hinges on trusting the platform. Only then would true portability of applications be achieved and, with it, greater use of container technologies like Docker in production environments. Red Hat described its vision for working out the security and support ...
April 17, 2015(0)
IT professionals concerned about the viability or open source nature of the substitutes Microsoft suggested when it stops supporting AppFabric 1.1 for Windows Server on April 2, 2016, have at least one long-time commercial alternative. ScaleOut Software, which has been shipping since 2005, supports more than 400 customers over 10,000-plus servers, CEO Bill Bain told Enterprise Technology. The company’s ...
April 14, 2015(0)
Application container specialist Docker Inc. announced its latest and greatest funding round this week totaling $95 million, attracting such heavyweights as financial services giants Goldman Sachs and Northern Trust. Company executives said the cash infusion, which follows hot on the heels of a September 2014 funding round, would allow it to address the needs of developers and enterprises that ...
April 10, 2015(0)
The development of an ecosystem around application containers and related lightweight virtualizations technologies may be gaining traction as promoters of the technology move beyond the hype and focus on actually transitioning the technology to production environments. One manifestation of the critical mass being achieved by Linux containers are gatherings in which key players can get down to brass tacks ...
April 7, 2015(1)
IT infrastructure and the applications they deliver along with emerging open-source web frameworks remain the most attractive targets for hackers and cyber-criminals, according to new web security research data. Cisco Systems’ annual security report released this week also found that security vulnerabilities are beginning to shift away from Java exploits, long the most prevalent and severe, along with server ...
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