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It’s Java just, not as we know it: Oracle-Jakarta name talks fail

Open-source enterprise Java won't carry the official Java name or brand following the failure of talks between Oracle and the Eclipse Foundation. Eclipse, which...

Large update ahoy! Facebook packs PyTorch punch

Facebook has released what it’s modestly calling “a large feature update” to PyTorch with a clutch of fresh tools. Five months after PyTorch 1.0,...

Red Hat spins virtualization for smoother enterprise SDN, serverless experience

Red Hat’s virtualisation stack has been updated for software-defined networks - and with a strong nod to the Linux flinger's impending owner IBM. The...

VMware blues banished with Microsoft Azure lifeline

Like worry free VMware with your Microsoft Azure cloud? You’re in luck. Finally. Dell and Microsoft have announced a native, supported and certified VMware instance...

Oracle hands care of OpenJDK 8 and 11 to Red Hat

Responsibility for feed and care of two legacy editions of OpenJDK has passed from Oracle to Red Hat. The IBM-bound Linux spinner is taking...

Shuttleworth: OpenStack made mistakes, but Kubernetes not a replacement

Pity OpenStack. Celebrating its 10th birthday this coming October, the open-source cloud was conceived as the future: the open-alternative to Jeff Bezos’ proprietary behemoth. A decade...

Python squeezes past Kotlin to take Rust’s dev love crown

Python has continued its slide to the top of the developer world in Stack Overflow’s annual survey for 2019. Python is now the fastest...

Microsoft throws Windows PowerShell revamp at ‘surprising’ lack of uptake

Microsoft will “renew” efforts to completely replace its Window PowerShell command-line shell and scripting language platform following lacklustre uptake. Microsoft promised to revamp Windows...

Spring Cloud steps forward

Two updates to the Spring Cloud have come a step closer, hitting M2 status with RC1 promised in the “next few weeks.” Spring Cloud...
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Hey, Presto! SQL query engine brings Foundation to life

Big-data SQL query engine Presto has gone the way of many an aspiring open-source project and sought security through foundation The Presto Software Foundation was announced Friday with the goal...