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3 big data platforms look beyond Hadoop

Learn how the Cloudera, Hortonworks, and MapR data platforms are evolving to meet the demands for real-time analytics and machine learning

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GitHub Enterprise adds anonymous Git access, improves configuration visibility

Other administrative improvements include easing of dormancy restrictions and granular permissions

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GitHub vs. Bitbucket vs. GitLab: An epic battle for developer mindshare

GitHub, Bitbucket, and GitLab pile lots of poshy extras on top of Git. Which should you choose?

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Eclipse IDE Photon release train arrives with Rust but no Jakarta EE

The 2018 release offers native Eclipse IDE capabilities for the Rust and C# languages, as well as new Java support

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What’s new in Kubernetes containers

Kubernetes 1.11 adds a new load-balancing method and provides custom resource definitions

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YugaByte review: Planet-scale Cassandra and Redis

YugaByte DB combines distributed ACID transactions, multi-region deployment, and support for Cassandra and Redis APIs, with PostgreSQL on the way

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Database shift: Start with open source but finish with AWS

AWS seems to be building natural bridges between on-premises databases like MySQL and cloud services like Amazon Aurora

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Open source’s existential dilemma: the meaning of ‘free'

Developers once were quick to distinguish open source as “free as in freedom, not free as in beer.” Today, as GitHub shows, they demand the beer but are nonchalant about the freedom

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Why use SaltStack for automation and orchestration

SaltStack is a good choice for very large networks, thanks to its message queue networking and multi-master architecture

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The future of Java: How Jakarta EE will unfold under Eclipse

The open source tools organization wants to adopt Docker, NoSQL, and Kubernetes in enterprise Java, while standardizing on Maven and Jenkins

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The Kubernetes ‘fork’: Open source purists miss the point

Is Red Hat’s OpenShift a fork of Kubernetes? No, but it still shouldn’t matter if it were

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6 must-have web frameworks for the Google Go language

Discover the most popular, powerful, and versatile frameworks for building sites and REST APIs in Go

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What is GraphQL? Better APIs by design

Learn how Facebook’s open standard for querying data can provide a better way to build APIs than REST and Swagger

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Java will no longer have ‘major’ releases

The twice-yearly Java releases will get new version numbers, but they won’t have the degree of change that whole version numbers have historically indicated

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Big data analytics with Neo4j and Java, Part 2

The tricky part of Neo4j is learning to work with its Cypher Query Language, which requires thinking graphically. Once you've got that down, writing a Java application that integrates with your Neo4j data store is easy.

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What’s new with Eclipse’s Jakarta EE Java

GlassFish app server, Jakarta EE Java implementation set to move forward with cloud native focus

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Beyond Java: Programming languages on the JVM

By running on the JVM, these languages run anywhere Java runs, work seamlessly with Java, and open up possibilities Java doesn’t

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15 Java frameworks that give developers a boost

Java development frameworks can help developers get an application up and running faster, offering code reuse and eliminating the task of building boilerplate code

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Open source isn’t the community you think it is

The irony is that what makes open source work—and differ from commercial software—is that only a few developers do the major work on any project

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Java 11 roadmap: The new features you can expect

CORBA, Java EE, and JavaFX support will be removed, while just a handful of new features are being added—so far

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