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Docker unveils betas of new tools

When Docker was first released in March of 2013, it stood on its own as a way to encapsulate and run applications inside isolated Linux Containers. Today, Docker released beta versions of tools that should ease the deployment and management of multiple Docker Containers. Today, Docker announced the first beta releases for Docker Machine and … continue reading

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Apache HBase hits 1.0

After eight years of development, Apache HBase officially reached version 1.0 yesterday. This stable release includes more than 1,500 bug fixes and changes, and has fully revised documentation. HBase is the database that runs inside of Hadoop, and can be used to store relational data from traditional data stores on the Hadoop File System. Michael … continue reading

Strata highlights mature Hadoop ecosystem

Just a decade ago, the idea of the United States government being a Big Data warehouse for the public was silly. Today, however, the country has a chief data scientist for the first time in its history, and he showed up in Silicon Valley today to talk Big Data with the attendees of Strata. A … continue reading

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The annual ‘Who Writes Linux’ report has arrived

Linux is now 24 years old, and its community of developers, contributors and users shows no signs of shrinking. The annual “Who Writes Linux” report from the Linux Foundation was released today, and it includes many interesting nuggets about the people and companies who build Linux. Perhaps most interesting was the fact that the 3.15 … continue reading

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Pivotal pivots to open source

In a move that begins to reposition the company alongside HP, Oracle and other full-stack enterprise software suite vendors, Pivotal today made several announcements around its Big Data offerings. Chief among these was the Pivotal Big Data Suite, which comprises Pivotal’s Big Data tools, all available under a single license. Not only is this suite … continue reading

Joyent's T.J. Fontaine (left) and Yahoo developer Reid Burke at Node Summit. Image courtesy of Joyent.

Node.js stewardship controversy quelled at Node Summit

It’s been an interesting path to success for Node.js. Since its first release in 2009, the Node community has been quite vocal about anything and everything. Most recently, the community was murmuring about Joyent’s handling of the open-source, cross platform server-side JavaScript runtime for building networked applications. And calls for the dispensation of Node.js’ assets … continue reading

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Sam Ramji takes helm of Cloud Foundry Foundation

The Cloud Foundry Foundation was formed in early December of 2014, and already it has found a leader. Sam Ramji was announced as the new director of the Cloud Foundry Foundation this morning. Ramji said that he plans to run the Foundation like a startup. He said that the companies signed on to support Cloud … continue reading

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SD Times Blog: Get your hands on the Commodore 65

It’s a rare day that gets us here at SD Times talking about hardware. But it looks like the next five days are shaping up to make this whole week something special. The next five days, you see, will see the continuation and then ending of a new auction on eBay. An auction for a … continue reading

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SD Times Blog: A fresh crop of open-source projects

How about that open-source software from Microsoft, eh? What is going on with the world when the biggest news in open source is from Microsoft? While we sip our coffee and think wistfully of closed-source projects past, we figured we’d take this moment to update you on some of the other open-source announcements made this … continue reading

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VMware unveils updates and hybrid products

VMware has announced a host of new products and updates as it looks to position itself as a hybrid cloud platform company. The announcements included the update of vSphere to version 6, VMware Integrated OpenStack, and VMware vCloud Air, a new offering that bridges the gap between public and private cloud hosting. “As our customers … continue reading

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Are mainframes still road worthy?

It’s easy to look around Silicon Valley and determine that the days of the refrigerator-sized mainframe computers are over. Clouds are big, and OpenStack promises a future where everyone can run their own cloud inside their enterprise. But the core business applications of yore are still out there, running on giant machines in basements, making … continue reading

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Apache Storm turns toward security in 2015

Since it was created in 2011, Storm has garnered a lot of attention from the Big Data and stream-processing worlds. In September 2014, the project finally reached top-level status at the Apache Foundation, making 2015 the first full year in which Storm will be considered “enterprise ready.” But that doesn’t mean there’s not still plenty … continue reading

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