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Where are the mobile dev payouts? In enterprise apps

Findings from VisionMobile's "State of the Developer Nation" show platform consolidation and declining returns on consumer app dev

GitHub takes center stage at OSCON

The open source convention will also feature sessions on Docker, OpenStack, and programming languages both new and old.

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The 10 worst big data practices

Big data tools and frameworks can revolutionize the way your apps compute and utilize data-- but they're not without edges. Check your head with these 10 common pitfalls of overenthusiastic adoption.

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Review: Cloud Foundry brings power and polish to PaaS

Cloud Foundry impresses with broad application support, streamlined deployment, and enterprise extras from Pivotal, though initial setup could be simpler.

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We're living in a post-open source world

A new generation of developers wants little to do with the complexities of open source licensing -- and they may be on to something, whether the open source forebears like it or not.

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JVM plus Docker: Better together

Docker can fill in gaps in the JVM, providing resource control, configuration benefits, and improved packaging and deployment.

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5 big security mistakes coders make

Security errors are rife in application development. Here are five of the most egregious -- and common -- missteps.

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iOS developers poised to win big in Apple-IBM deal

The new alliance between Apple and IBM puts iPads in hands of IBM-backed businesses and gives enterprise-ready iOS developers a big new market to play in.

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Amazon cloud users can now get a piece of Nginx Plus

Amazon Web Services now offers Nginx Web server, a popular alternative to Apache HTTPS, and media streaming for flat subscription price for all machine types.

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Google thinks global Internet security with Project Zero

Project Zero's team of security researchers will be dedicated to rooting out security bugs and traps in popular software, not just Google's.

Oracle hopes to make SQL a lingua franca for big data

Big Data SQL demands a big investment in Oracle's technology stack, but the payoff could be worth it for shops that need to integrate traditional RDBMS with Hadoop and NoSQL data stores.

Oracle to release 115 security patches

Oracle plans to release 115 security patches on Tuesday, for vulnerabilities affecting a wide array of its products, including its flagship database, Java SE, Fusion Middleware and business applications.

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DataStax Enterprise 4.5 turbocharges speed and security

Leading column-family NoSQL database gets an enterprise-grade makeover, with blazing in-memory speed, Hadoop integration, and granular security controls.

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Developer jackpot: Salaries and bonuses hit all-time highs

As unemployment bottoms out, experienced developers reap the rewards, but Silicon Valley falls short in effective earnings.

You don't need to be in Silicon Valley

Think twice before you pay a king's ransom for a San Francisco apartment. You may be in a better position than you think to let the job come to you.

Custom Cassandra data types

Learn to create and then use custom Cassandra Query Language data types in this quick tutorial from Dustin Marx.

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MongoDB grows up -- and shows off its enterprise cred

At the MongoDB World conference, the NoSQL darling got new enterprise-grade features and a Fortune 500 hug. Can MongoDB survive the embrace?

In praise of Java template engines

A Java template engine's built-in MVC architecture can cut the learning curve for a Java beginner, but more seasoned developers find plenty of reasons to use them too.

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