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Docker goes rootless -- and that's a good thing

Containers will no longer have to be run as root in Linux, thanks to a new feature in Docker 1.10

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SamsaraJS library juices mobile Web UIs

The functional reactive library provides native-like app experiences and takes on the mobile Web's performance issues

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Open source Java projects: Apache Phoenix

If you have strong SQL programming skills and would like to be able to use them with a powerful NoSQL database, Phoenix could be the database you've been looking for!

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GitHub’s Scientist puts Ruby rewrites to the test

The tool, now at version 1.0, tests production data and behavior to help developers refactor critical paths

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Zing! Azul JVM raises the roof for in-memory Java applications

At 2TB capacity, Azul's Zing JVM allows applications to use all the memory in large servers without stuttering or stalling

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We're living in the golden age of software development

With an unprecedented choice of tools, languages, platforms, and architectural styles, developers are creating a wildly inventive, software-defined world

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Eclipse Che launches the cloud IDE revolution

Che is a dynamically provisioned on-demand IDE that provides an open source alternative to the JetBrains IntelliJ Java IDE

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GitLab rev zeroes in on speed, search, and GitHub

On the occasion of its 50th release, GitLab challenges GitHub with performance monitoring and faster search

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Why open source is the 'new normal' for big data

It's no secret that Hadoop and Apache Spark are two of the hottest technologies in big data today, but what's less commonly remarked upon is the fact that they're both open-source software.

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Bitbucket upgrade goes toe to toe with GitHub

Atlassian takes on the hosting leader with an upgrade to its Git code management platform for easier use among distributed teams

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Jooby framework simplifies Java Web development

The framework offers modular, stateless development so it scales easily, has a low learning curve, and keeps it simple (stupid)

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Disgruntled devs vent GitHub grievances -- on GitHub

Fed up with GitHub ignoring requests for common improvements, dozens of open source project leaders are airing their frustration

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9 predictions for the future of programming

Our coding crystal ball offers developers meaningful bets for the next five years -- but few guarantees given the rate of change for tech

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Why Spark 1.6 is a big deal for big data

Already the hottest thing in big data, Spark 1.6 turns up the heat. Here are the high points, including improved streaming and memory management

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How tech giants spread open source programming love

Industry giants like Google, Facebook and Ericsson have already solved many of the large-scale problems that smaller companies are now facing

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16 for '16: What you must know about Hadoop and Spark right now

Amazingly, Hadoop has been redefined in the space of a year. Let's take a look at all the salient parts of this roiling ecosystem and what they mean

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Jump into Java microframeworks, Part 3: Spark

Develop a JDBC persistence layer for your basic Spark web application, then use jQuery and DBUtils to wire up a functional UI with authentication and authorization.

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6 signs containers will gain ground in 2016

There's little question containers will continue to reshape IT in the coming year; here are several insights into what might happen

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