April 29, 2015

Mashape Releases Kong API Management Platform Under an Open-Source License

Mashape has open-sourced a key component of its increasingly popular API management platform. According to the company, Kong is a “drop-in replacement for expensive proprietary API management systems,” and it is now available through GitHub or GetKong.org. Kong can run on nearly any platform, in cloud computing or traditional environments.

Parquet Now a Top-Level Apache Project

The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has announced that Apache Parquet has graduated from incubator status to become a top-level project. Parquet is a columnar Hadoop storage format used in many big data projects. “Lots of applications are based on existing row-oriented formats, like Avro and Thrift, that come with objects