October 21, 2011

Security Still a Major Cloud Development Concern

At a recent conference, executives from Amazon, IBM and Rackspace discussed cloud security. IBM’s Marc Devine stressed that developers need to focus on security for their cloud applications. “You can’t

Study Compares U.S., Chinese Programmers

Developer social networking site Gild has released the results of a study comparing the skills of U.S. developers to those of Chinese developers. On math and logic tests, Chinese coders

Apache Releases Cassandra 1.0

The Apache Foundation has officially released version 1.0 of the popular Cassandra open source NoSQL database. “We’re consciously signaling that Cassandra is ready for mere mortals,” said Apache’s Jonathan Ellis.

RIM Rolls Out a New Operating System

At the RIM DevCon, co-CEO Mike Lazarides announced the company’s newest mobile operating system. Called BBX, the OS is very similar to the QNX operating system used on PlayBook tablets,

VMware Unveils New Devops Tools

VMware is taking the wraps off a new suite of devops tools called “vFabric Application Management.” It includes vFabric AppDirector for deployment of cloud-based apps and vFabric Application Performance Manager