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Oracle’s new best friend Mellanox Technologies said Monday that it’s buying sometime rival Voltaire for $8.75 a share, which works out to $218 million cash, roughly a 36% premium. Less what Voltaire’s got in the bank, it’s going for $176 million. Oracle recently bought 10.2% of M...
It took Novell more than two days after the announcement that it's being bought for its chief marketing officer John Dragoon to say on the company's web site that Novell's Unix copyrights will stay with Novell. God knows it wasn't answering the phone. What Dragoon says still mean...
In the run-up to the next Cloud Expo, 7th Cloud Expo (November 1-4, 2010) at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, it's time to give my earlier list a complete overhaul. Here, accordingly, is an expanded list of the most active players in the Cloud Ecosystem.
Three months after publicly starting down the road to imprint its NDA on the cloud by establishing a large-scale open source cloud platform called OpenStack free for anybody to use, Rackspace Hosting, its BFF NASA and a reportedly growing OpenStack community made their first official c...
Dell not only lost 3Par, the object of its techno-lust, to HP, its madcap pursuit of 3Par also really ticked off EMC, its storage partner of long-standing. The pair is now in what sounds a lot like marriage counseling trying to repair their relationship and establish a new basis of ...
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has added Read Replicas to its Relational Database Service (RDS) to make it easier to scale MySQL deployments to meet the performance demands of high-traffic web applications. Read Replicas lets users create one or more copies of a MySQL Database Instance a...
Add Java to the list of rebellious Sun properties bucking Oracle hegemony. According to the Register, before Oracle OpenWorld the Java Community Process (JCP), the only entity that's supposed to be able to approve changes to Java, quietly passed a resolution demanding that Oracle sp...
TIBCO has brought OpenSpirit Corporation, which sells data and application integration solutions to the oil and gas industry, on undisclosed terms. Its widgetry gathers data from multiple sources to help spot likely deposits. The privately held Texas concern has 200 clients in 57 count...
Enterprises today are implementing agile development methodologies, to ensure that their software reaches the user as quickly as possible. Getting this application tested thoroughly is a very important. Frameworks and newer IDE's have made the task of the programmer easier and have tre...
It wasn't long ago that Green Computing was not part of any conversation. To be sure, there were concerns about monitor radiation, and disgust that the West was sending old systems to developing nations so that very poorly paid laborers could bust them up and be directly exposed to the...
Compuware Corporation on Monday announced the general availability of Compuware Workbench, an innovative new open environment for managing mainframe application development. Through an Eclipse-based graphical user interface (GUI) with a single-launch point for Compuware's mainframe pro...
Cloud computing and social media are increasingly popular with small and medium-sized businesses and the SMB segment is of increasing importance to solution vendors and service providers. But, the silver cloud has a dark lining - security. SMB users are largely defenseless and unawar...
TrackVia, the Denver cloud-based database outfit, has added a cloud database application development platform that's supposed to make the cloud accessible to non-technical business users by letting them build their own business-critical database-driven applications instead of waiting a...
Every Software Configuration Management tool is different in terms of functionality; however, they all have common threads of functionality that are consistent with all Software Configuration Management tools. Common activities include checking out, checking in, adding files, deleting ...
Microsoft’s Software-plus-Services strategy represents a view of the world where the growing feature-set of devices and the increasing ubiquity of the Web are combined to deliver more compelling solutions. Software-plus-Services represents an evolutionary step that is based on existing...
Mr. and Mrs. President Bashar al-Assad: At the tender age of 17 months my severely ill daughter Sofia, an American citizen, was abducted by her mother on Monday, July 26, in Istanbul, Turkey, and taken to Syria. I was informed yesterday by Sofia's mother that she will not be comi...
BIRT Introduced OLAP style data cubes and crosstabs in version 2.2 and while they have been around for some time we still get a lot of questions on how to use and manipulate them. Below are just some of the resources that have been posted to BIRT Exchange that should help you with cub...
Lew Tucker, who was CTO of Sun’s cloud initiative and was pretty much untouched by the cloud-aborting Oracle, has been hired by Cisco as CTO of its cloud effort, a brand new job with broad pull-it-together remit that reports to Cisco CTO Padmasree Warrior and Service Provider Group bos...
Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse allows you to view, create, and manage JPA entity relationships. The Entity Editor provides a centralized view of all entity relationships, allows you to modify entity properties, and allows you to navigate between the object model, mapping associatio...
Google, the self-proclaimed "don't-be-evil" company, is following the classic corporate evil-doer's playbook as it attempts to quell worldwide outrage over the WiSpy scandal, Consumer Watchdog said today. The Internet giant's new report claiming that it generated $54 billion in econ...
Novell set this week as the deadline for acquisition offers, according to the Wall Street Journal followed by the New York Times. Elliott Associates LLP spokesman Scott Tagliarino claims Elliott, whose $5.75-a-share offer put Novell in play a couple of months ago, knows nothing abou...
Pentaho Corporation, the open source business intelligence (BI) leader, on Wednesday announced plans to deliver the industry's first complete end-to-end data integration and business intelligence platform to support Apache Hadoop. The Pentaho BI Suite features a single visual developme...
The Eclipse Foundation has announced Eclipse Labs, a Google hosted portal that will showcase open source projects based on Eclipse. Its main objective is to feature projects that do not need to go through the rigorous processes expected of official Eclipse projects and to provide vi...
"When economic conditions, technology advances, and customer needs align, transformation happens," said McCracken. "As we emerge from the global economic downturn, we have a tremendous opportunity to leap forward and embrace change, or risk being left behind." McCracken also describ...
You virtualized your applications. You set up an architecture that supports auto-scaling (on-demand) to free up your operators. All is going well, until the end of the month. Applications are failing. Not just one, but all of them. After hours of digging into operational dashboards an...
A recent commentary confirms how far ahead Cloud management innovator Abiquo is of the rest of the pack. Announcing how the Enterprise Edition of Eucalyptus was this week joining forces with GroundWork, a news and analysis site acknowledged that the Eucalyptus/GroundWork alliance was a...
The JPA ORM Generation wizard allows modification of existing O/R mappings and the creation of new entity associations. The tasks you will complete in this step are: Create a new one-to-one association between CUSTOMER and CUSTOMERID; Review generated classes with annotations; Add ann...
Linux Foundation (LF) chief Jim Zemlin needed hand-holding after IBM waved some of its patents under the nose of open source mainframer TurboHercules, particularly those two allegedly penalty-free patents IBM pledged to the open source community five years ago, so he turned to LF board...
There's simply no nice way of putting this. IBM is an Indian giver. To prevent the commercialization of the long-standing open source project Hercules - which might put some of its mainframe revenues at risk since Hercules is a mainframe emulator - IBM has suddenly claimed - out of ...
Research In Motion (RIM) on Tuesday released updated Java and Web-based development tools for the BlackBerry platform. The BlackBerry Java Plug-In for Eclipse v1.1 and the BlackBerry Web Plug-in v2.0 offer new capabilities that make it even easier to create feature-rich applications. T...
Mårten Mickos, the guy who sold MySQL to Sun for a billion dollars, has got himself another company. Now all he has to do is find another sucker like Sun. Mårten, who wouldn't be Mårten without that cute little Finnish doohickey over his name, has been named CEO of Eucalyptus System...
Objectivity, Inc., a provider of distributed, scalable data management solutions, has announced the availability of their Eclipse Connected Data Objects (CDO) Model Repository store plug-in, to be distributed through Eclipse.org starting March 22. The CDO Objectivity store gives the Ec...
Texas ISV Neon Enterprise Software, accepting that it's in a fight to the death with IBM over mainframes, ripped the kid gloves off, amended its pre-Christmas suit against its giant nemesis for tortious interference, business disparagement and unfair competition and charged Blue with a...
TurboHercules SAS, the Paris-based concern started last year to commercialize the 10-year-old open source Hercules mainframe project, filed a formal antitrust complaint against IBM with the European Commission Tuesday. The little company says IBM is blocking it from selling its open...
Sonatype, caretaker of the Maven project and leading provider of enterprise software development infrastructure, today announced Sonatype Maven Studio for Eclipse. The Studio is the only Eclipse Integrated Development Environment specifically optimized for Maven, the de facto standard ...
Distributed File Systems (DFS) are a new type of file systems which provides some extra features over normal file systems and are used for storing and sharing files across wide area network and provide easy programmatic access. File Systems like HDFS from Hadoop and many others falls i...
Development of enterprise Flex/Java rich Internet applications benefits from using automated data integration solutions and productivity tools. Currently Adobe offers LiveCycle Data Services ES2 (LCDS) and open source BlazeDS 3. While LCDS is certainly a great piece of software f...
This tutorial provides step-by-step instructions for creating a Web application that uses the Java Persistence API (JPA) version 2.0 with Oracle WebLogic Server 11g Release 1, Spring, EclipseLink, JavaServer Faces (JSF), and Oracle Database, Express Edition. You will develop this appli...
  Abstract There are many different types of command line options that programs need to recognize. Many languages (e.g.: bash and perl) has built-in processing of command line options; Java does not. The Java Command Line Options (JCLO) package performs this task for a variety of o...
In an interactive general session that forms part of its Data in Action virtual conference, IBM has really hit the jackpot. It has managed to snag Donald Feinberg, VP Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, to talk about current trends in the Data Management market. There is a live Q&A sessi...