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ChakraCore Now Works on Linux and Mac OS

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 28, 2016

Microsoft has demonstrated ChakraCore running on Linux and Mac OS X, and Node.js/ChakraCore on Linux.

Cloud Follow 56 Followers

AWS Adds Multi-Cloud Scripting to EC2 Run Command Feature

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 12, 2016

In late 2015, AWS unveiled the EC2 Run Command feature. It gave operators a single interface for running administrative tasks across a fleet of AWS servers. In June of this year, AWS expanded the scope of the feature to work with servers located in other clouds or data centers.

Java Follow 372 Followers

Codename One Adds Support for Java Apps to Target the Universal Windows Platform

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 30, 2016 1

Codename One, a popular app development environment that allows Java to be used for a variety of platforms, can now also target the Universal Windows Platform. This will allow Java developers to target any device where Windows 10 is installed- whether phone, table or desktop- and raises the number of targetable platforms to eight.

DevOps Follow 228 Followers

Q&A on Continuous Delivery with Windows and .Net

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  May 03, 2016

"Continuous Delivery with Windows and .Net" is a short book by Matthew Skelton and Chris O'Dell that should be seen as a very useful complement to Jez Humble and Dave Farley's "Continuous Delivery" book for those that work in a Windows and .Net environment. InfoQ talked with the authors to learn more about the state of Continuous Delivery on Windows and .Net.

DevOps Follow 228 Followers

Details on How Linux Runs Natively on Windows

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 26, 2016

Microsoft has recently announced the intention to integrate Linux Bash with Windows 10, making it possible to run native Linux ELF64 binaries on their operating system. To avoid incorrect speculation on how this is possible, Deepu Thomas, the Leader of the Windows Subsystem for Linux team, has provided details on how Linux runs on Windows.

DevOps Follow 228 Followers

Docker Engine Port for Windows Released

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Apr 12, 2016 1

WinDocks released a Windows port of the Docker engine that can run on Windows Server 2012 as the host. It can run multiple versions of MS SQL Server in containers.

Data Science Follow 270 Followers

Rethink DB 2.3 Brings Network Encryption and ReQL Updates

by James Chesters Follow 1 Followers on  Apr 12, 2016

RethinkDB has released version 2.3 of its open source database, bringing updates to JavaScript drivers and network encryption. Developer evangelist Ryan Paul says by including TLS support, the update -- named Fantasia -- enables "encryption on the wire for both the client driver protocol and communication between database servers in a cluster."

Mobile Follow 51 Followers

LambdaNative: Scheme for Mobile, Desktop, and Embedded Cross-Platform Development

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Mar 04, 2016 1

LambdaNative is an open-source Scheme-based cross-platform development framework that supports a wide range of platforms, including iOS, Android, Blackberry, OS X, Linux, Windows, OpenBSD, NetBSD and OpenWrt. InfoQ has spoken with Chris Petersen, Ph.D., leader of the development team behind behind LambdaNative.

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Microsoft Launches Azure PaaS Services and DevOps Tools Preview for Azure Stack

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Feb 20, 2016

Following their Technical Preview 1 release of Azure Stack, Microsoft has launched Azure PaaS Services and DevOps tools, in preview, for Azure Stack.

Data Science Follow 270 Followers

RethinkDB Has Ported Their Database to Windows

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Feb 13, 2016

RethinkDB has launched a Windows port of their database. This version of RethinkDB took a year of development, runs on Windows 64-bit and it is currently in beta.

Cloud Follow 56 Followers

Azure Role-based Access Control Reaches General Availability

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Dec 31, 2015

In October, 2015 Microsoft announced its Azure Role Based Access Control (RBAC) feature has reached General Availability. The purpose of this feature is to allow organizations finer granularity when providing individuals and groups access to Azure resources and services.

Cloud Follow 56 Followers

Amazon Introduces AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory

by Kent Weare Follow 7 Followers on  Dec 13, 2015

On December 3rd, 2015 Amazon announced a new service that allows customers to provision a Microsoft Active Directory managed service in Amazon Web Services (AWS). The service, also referred to as Microsoft AD, uses directory capabilities found in Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2.

Development Follow 141 Followers

Chrome to Lose Windows XP Support in April 2016

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Nov 13, 2015

Google has announced that they will drop support for Chrome on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, and 10.8 in April 2016.

Mobile Follow 51 Followers

Lightweight, Embeddable VM Avian Supports 64-Bit iOS Devices

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Nov 02, 2015 2

Avian is a lightweight, portable, embeddable virtual machine that aims to support a reduced subset of Java on iOS alongside Linux, FreeBSD, and Windows. Version 1.2 added support for ARM64 on Linux and iOS.

DevOps Follow 228 Followers

Microsoft and Docker Preview Windows Server Containers

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Sep 10, 2015 1

It is now possible to run Windows-specific software inside containers. Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 3 is the first Windows release to support this technology. Windows Server Containers offer very similar capabilities to Linux containers, but in the context of the Windows ecosystem. Docker also released its own technical preview that showcases how it's able to manage Windows containers.

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