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Like any pleased-with-herself three-and-a-half-year-old showing off her lace panties, start-up switch house Blade Network Technologies was flaunting its heady $230 million valuation Wednesday after closing a $10 million B round. The largely institutional round – and let’s remember t...
A new survey of 300 European enterprise IT decision makers shows IT innovators are beating the recession. Results of the 2009 European IT Survey1, sponsored by BMC Software, reveal that one in four companies – the Thrivers - are beating the recession by focusing on improving their IT o...
In its second purchase in two days EMC said late Tuesday that it was buying eDiscovery shop Kazeon Systems Inc, whose software is used by corporations, law firms, government agencies and legal service providers. Terms were not disclosed and are too immaterial to impact EMC’s result...
There is a common misconception that CMMI and Agile are polar opposites. One relies on institutionalization and documentation of processes and methodologies, while the other emphasizes interaction among workers and “working software over comprehensive documentation” (Agile Manifesto). ...
Presently, I am the administrator of SCM AllFusion Harvest. SCM AllFusion Harvest is a process-based Software Configuration Management (SCM) tool for managing application source code. I manage 121 applications housed in SCM AllFusion Harvest and support 185 users using the product. The...
IT presenters are being hard-hit by a rampant new disease: the F5 Flu, a variation of Death by Power Point. Read on to find out about transmission, symptoms, and most importantly, how to get vaccinated.
Thinking of moving to a different Java application server? Need to better understand the impact of your move? The state of the economy is driving a re-evaluation of all major technology decisions. As a result, more and more organizations are switching to a more flexible and cost-effect...
In my recent blog post – Get more out of functional web testing: How to correlate test reports with server side log information? – I discussed the problem that testing results are usually not linked to the log and diagnostics information captured by the application under test. The blog...
Zend Technologies, the PHP commercializer, has put out a major new release of Zend Studio, its IDE for the PHP language. Designed to improve productivity for professional-grade web application development, Studio 7.0 supports the newly released PHP 5.3 language as well as tight integ...
Ingres, the open source database company, claims it’s achieved more than 10x performance gains running data on Intel’s Nehalem chip, well, at least some data. The breakthrough was made by the VectorWise project, Ingres’ collaboration with VectorWise, a spin-out from the database rese...
With its latest software update, open source groupware innovator Open-Xchange is previewing the ability to integrate social network information. For example, adding LinkedIn contacts into the Open-Xchange address book.
The Free Software Foundation (FSF) doesn’t like Microsoft, doesn’t like software patents, it especially doesn’t like Microsoft’s patents, and it doesn’t trust the two of them in the same room together. It’s convinced that Microsoft is eventually going to sue any open source develop...
Step by step instructions to configure Eclipse for PHP with the WampServer on a Windows platform. The most recent version of Eclipse, version 3.5 RC4, is used.
The new customizer contains all the content of TOGAF 9 in a structured and editable form, including guidelines, concepts, and checklists, as well as detailed work breakdown structures for the framework’s new and improved architecture development method (ADM).
“What would you think if I told you that you can develop a web application at least ten times faster with Rails than you can with a typical Java framework?” Oops! Ten times faster! Well, after these comments I decided to learn Ruby on Rails. I need to know the true key of the productiv...
The end of the year is an opportunity to review the past year’s activity, and to present this to our Executive Committee (EC) members, to our broader membership, and to the general public. So this month I will summarize our progress during the past year. First, in addition to the ongoi...
Software AG today provided comment on the recent announcement of Oracle Corporation and Sun Microsystems’ acquisition noting that big mergers can create complexity for the customers.
PreEmptive Solutions, the leading provider of solutions to protect, monitor and manage software development investments, announced the immediate availability of DashO Version 5, integrating application security with business performance monitoring for Java-based applications. This late...
Deutsche Post spin-off Sopera GmbH has waded into the cloud game with what it calls a next-generation application development platform. The company’s Eclipse SOA initiative offers a platform in Eclipse, the IBM-started open source IDE, for building service-oriented architecture (SOA) p...
Those with virtualization skills are in high demand right now. That makes them just as difficult to retain as it is to find and hire them. Indeed, as virtualization becomes more important to enterprise IT, those who understand VMWare, and other virtualization technology, as well as u...
A release candidate of Eclipse4SL has arrived. That’s the open source plug-in Microsoft commissioned from Eclipse Foundation member Soyatec, a French-based “open solutions” company, so cross-platform Silverlight-based rich Internet applications can be built with the famed open source E...
The Eclipse Foundation announced a major upgrade to the Eclipse PHP Development Tools project. PDT is an open source development tool that provides all the basic code editing capabilities developers need to get started developing PHP applications. The focus of the PDT 2.0 release is to...
Micro Focus has announced the availability of Micro Focus COBOL for Eclipse, encompassing versions of Micro Focus' Net Express and Server Express solutions designed specifically for the Eclipse open source ecosystem. Micro Focus COBOL for Eclipse provides an integrated development en...
Only if you were on the dark side of the moon could you have missed the impact of the iPhone. Its sweeping success has brought mobile services into the mainstream. As the first device to convincingly integrate traditional phone capabilities with Web access, it highlights the multi-chan...
The year that's just ended was a terrific one for the proliferation of new technologies and frameworks. I have been hearing a lot about the following technologies in the year 2008: mashups, cloud computing, domain modeling, Eclipse - especially Equinox, Single Sourcing, and EclipseLink...
Genuitec has announced the production release of MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench 7.0. The new release, built upon Eclipse 3.4.1/Ganymede, delivers a comprehensive environment for AJAX and Web Services in the Eclipse space. In addition, MyEclipse 7.0 is delivered on top of the Pulse Ecli...
With virtual infrastructures becoming prevalent in production environments and often supporting critical business services, the second phase of virtualization is here. In Virtualization 2.0, it's all about manageability. The shifting emphasis to business service management rather than ...
ILOG has announced ILOG JViews 8.5, the latest version of ILOG’s Java-based visualization suite, with new features that enhance the creation of Rich Internet Applications as well as desktop applications. ILOG JViews 8.5 adds support for the Eclipse platform including the new ILOG JView...
There is much debate raging over whether cloud computing and grid computing are one and the same. In fact, there are many similarities and one key difference separating these burgeoning fields. Both cloud and grid propose an architecture that masks the complexity of managing thousands ...
XAware has announced its upgraded support for Eclipse 3.4. This enhancement gives developers and architects the ability to use the latest version of the Eclipse development environment as they create composite data services for service-oriented architecture (SOA), rich Internet applica...
Industry blogger Alex Bunardzic writes in his 'Ethical Software by Alex Bunardzic' blog: 'Now that Microsoft has jumped onto the web 2.0 bandwagon, it is more than obvious that Web 2.0 is dead as a doornail. Everyone knows by now that anything Microsoft touches turns into this big slim...
Well, Egenera - which has no market cap at all because it hasn't gone public yet - claims it is. IDC, which coined the term, defines 'Virtualization 2.0' as the next step beyond server virtualization replete with faster provisioning, high availability, disaster recovery, resource balan...
Genuitec announced their expansion into “Strategic Member” status for the Eclipse Foundation. This highest level of Foundation membership ensures both financial and technological backing of the Eclipse platform, as well as increased influence on the platform's evolution through board m...
Furthering its dedication to providing Java developers productivity with choice, Oracle announced the Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse, a new component of Oracle Fusion Middleware. This release marks the first free Eclipse 3.4 environment to support Oracle WebLogic Server 10g Release...
I don't need to go into too much detail here about what exactly REST is - I know that most of the readers of this blog are well versed in Web Services technologies and architectural patterns. The thing that I want to cover is that REST is an architectural decision, it is not a protocol...
Genuitec announced the availability of MyEclipse Enterprise Workbench 7.0 milestone 1. This milestone release delivers advanced AJAX tooling for Java EE and full Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) capabilities for Eclipse 3.4 Ganymede, among other enhancements.
Alternative Technology continues to expand its offerings by announcing it will supply a broad range of CA distributed enterprise IT management software. Those offerings include: application & development databases; application performance management; database management; dynamic & virt...
Cloud Computing offers significant benefits over traditional solutions for deploying production systems as well as for conducting development and testing activities. This session will distill the unique characteristics of clouds and describe how to best think about deployments in the c...
On Tuesday evening Sun issued a fourth-quarter guidance range largely above analysts' estimates. The company pre-announced that revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter ended June was $3.725 billion to $3.8 billion, with gross margin in the 44-45% range. Sun expects non-GAAP profits of 25...
"We continue to struggle a bit with what developers think “Eclipse” means. They have heard of it, but they believe that we are entirely focused on Java tools when in fact we are doing so much more," says Mike Milinkovich, Executive Director of the Eclipse Foundation, in this exclusive ...