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  • Cloudera Announces the General Availability of Cloudera DataFlow for the Public Cloud

    The enterprise data cloud company Cloudera recently announced the general availability (GA) of Cloudera DataFlow for the Public Cloud, a cloud-native service for data flows to process hybrid streaming workloads on the Cloudera Data Platform (CDP).

  • Microsoft Announces Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra

    At this year’s Ignite conference, Microsoft announced the public preview of Azure Managed Instance for Apache Cassandra, a NoSQL database product to manage Cassandra-based workloads into Azure cloud.

  • GraalVM 20.0: Run Tomcat as Native Image on Windows

    GraalVM, a polyglot virtual machine that provides a shared runtime to execute applications written in multiple languages like Java, Python, and JavaScript, has released major version 20.0 with full support on Windows Platform. In a related news, Apache Tomcat 9 has announced full support for GraalVM native image generation that includes the container.

  • Apache Releases TomEE 7.1 with Support for Java 8 and MicroProfile 1.2

    The Apache TomEE community has released TomEE 7.1, a significant upgrade featuring support for Java SE 8 and MicroProfile 1.2. TomEE 7.1 serves as a gateway release for TomEE 8 that will be compliant with Java EE 8/JakartaEE and MicroProfile 1.3. David Blevins, founder and CEO of Tomitribe, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release.

  • DevSecOps Grows Up and Finds Itself a Community

    On June 28th, the first DevSecOps Days event came to London following a similar event in San Francisco in April. It kicked off with a welcome address from event founders, Mark Miller and John Willis, who explained that the intention is to replicate the DevOpsDays model and empower communities worldwide to stand up their own events.

  • Impact of Java EE 8 Hiatus on Tomcat 9 Highlighted at SpringOne

    Mark Thomas (markt@apache.org) gave an update on the Apache Tomcat roadmap on the first day of the SpringOne Platform conference in Las Vegas this week, in which he brought up the fact that the ongoing delays to Java EE 8, something we've highlighted on InfoQ before, are also causing problems for the Apache Tomcat team.

  • Apache TomEE Jumps to 1.5 With New Database Connection Pool and Scripting Options

    The Apache Software Foundation has announced the release of Apache TomEE version 1.5, its Java EE 6 Web Profile certified version of Tomcat. The bump in version number (the 1.0 release only happened in May) reflects the large number of fixes and updates included in the new release.

  • “Drilling” Through the Big Data

    Apache new project Drill is aimed to support real-time interactive analysis of large-scale (terabytes size) data sets.

  • Apache TomEE 1.0 Released

    The Apache Software Foundation has released Apache TomEE 1.0. Apache TomEE, pronounced "Tommy", is a Java EE 6 Web Profile certified all-Apache stack available under the Apache 2.0 license. TomEE is composed of Tomcat (Servlet, JSP, JSTL), OpenWebBeans (CDI), OpenEJB (EJB), OpenJPA (JPA), MyFaces (JSF), Geronimo Transaction (JTA), Geronimo JavaMail (Javamail) and Apache Bean Validation.

  • Major Denial of Service Vulnerability Affects Most Web Servers

    Security researcher Alexander Klink and Julian Wälde revealed a serious vulnerability that until recently affected the vast majority of web server. The attack only requires a single HTTP request that is specially designed to create hash code collisions in POST form data. When first discovered this attack affected Python, Ruby, PHP, Java, and ASP.NET, but vendors have been working on patches.

  • Apache Tika 1.0 Allows Easy Text Extraction for Java

    InfoQ interviewed Chris Mattman from Apache Tika, a text extraction and detection library, in the occasion of the 1.0 release and the publication of the "Tika in Action" book.

  • Apache Harmony Finale

    The Apache Harmony PMC initiated a vote earlier this week to begin the process of moving the codebase into the Apache Attic and disbanding the PMC. With 18 for and 2 against, the result will be that the Apache Harmony project will be wound up and placed in the Attic for posterity.

  • CassandraSF2011: Progress and Futures

    Johnathan Ellis keynoted at Cassandra SF 2011. Ellis reviewed accomplishments including better support for multi-data center deployments, optimized read performance, included integrated caching and improved client APIs including a SQL-like language CQL. Looking forward, Ellis emphasized polish - efficient database repair, storage compression, optimized performance and an expanded CQL language.

  • Yahoo Hadoop Spinout Hortonworks Announces Plans

    Yahoo spun-out its core Hadoop team, forming a new company Hortonworks. CEO Eric Baldeschwieler presented their vision of easing adoption of Hadoop and making core engineering improvements for availability, performance, and manageability. Hortonworks will sell support, training, and certification, primarily indirects through partners.

  • Apache promotes Libcloud to Top-Level-Project

    The Apache Foundation has announced on May 25th that it has graduated Libcloud from Incubator status to a Top-Level Project. Libcloud represents a Python library that introduces a vendor-neutral interface to proprietary APIs of various cloud providers. As a Top-Level-Project the solution will get much more awareness and support from the open-source community in the future.

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