DataStax launches certified release of Apache Cassandra

DataStax has launched a certified, bare bones distribution of Apache Cassandra for those situations where you want to use the open source NoSQL database,...

VMware buys Heptio, sets course for cloud native

VMware has made a big bet on Kuberbnetes by swallowing Heptio, the two year old company started by two of the container orchestrator’s creators. Heptio’s...

Google puts up $25m to fund AI with a social conscience

Google is offering AI developers, and anyone else with a good idea, access to a $25m cash pool and help from the ads and...

Oracle Releases CNCF-Certified Linux

While Larry Ellison talked up Oracle's cloud services at the company's OpenWorld conference on Monday, the company quietly rolled out a curated set of...

GitHub’s latest actions? Struggling to fix massive outage

The world’s self-declared "leading software development platform" wasn’t this morning, as GitHub spluttered and died as developers in Asia were just starting their week...

MongoDB Creates New License To Protect It From Cloud Service Providers

MongoDB has had enough of cloud service providers offering the Community Edition of its database as a service to clients. Yesterday, it announced a...

AWS promises everyone their 15 minutes of….Lambda execution

AWS has extended the timeout limit for Lambda functions from 5 to 15 minutes, immediately setting developers the task of deciding what they’ll do...

Microsoft unwraps panoply of previews for Azure services at Ignite

Microsoft capped off its Ignite conference this week with a rash of private and public preview announcements for its Azure platform. Where to start? How...