Joab JacksonIDG News Service

Joab Jackson covers enterprise software and general technology breaking news for the IDG News Service.

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Red Hat adds to OpenStack expertise with eNovance buy

The cloud integration company could contribute considerable OpenStack talent to Red Hat

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CA gets into cloud management of IT services

CA Cloud Service Management provides a central location to manage an organization's use of external cloud services

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Microsoft launches a service to help predict the future

The Azure Machine Learning service will streamline the task of predictive analysis, Microsoft says.

Preview cutting-edge Internet Explorer features early with new test build browser

The Internet Explorer Developer Channel will offer an early glimpse into the next version of Internet Explorer

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You won't believe what programming language this Wall Street firm uses

The Caml functional programming language provided Jane Street with powerful error-catching capabilities

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HP CIO Ramon Baez sees your future in the cloud

In this Q&A, Baez explains how CIOs can make the most from the cloud and big data

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Google engineer: We need more Web programming languages

The creator behind Google Dart showed developers at QCon some other nascent Web development languages

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HP assembles 'federation' of Helion cloud providers

HP partners will offer infrastructure services based on the company's Helion software stack

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Microsoft Patch Tuesday brings a bounty of IE fixes

For this month's Patch Tuesday, Microsoft is fixing a critical vulnerability made public by HP last month.

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Google unleashes Docker management tools

At DockerCon, Google throws its weight behind the Docker container technology

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Red Hat gears RHEL for the long haul

The newly released RHEL 7 includes Docker containers and the new terabyte-scaled XFS file system

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Docker all geared up for the enterprise

Docker's rise has been so swift, many might be surprised its official launch happened Monday

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Progress puts money behind Node.js with Modulus buy

The Modulus Platform gives Progress an entry into the growing market for enterprise Node.js

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Graph databases find answers for the sick and their healers

The Neo4j graph database is proving to be popular in the medical community for connecting different entities.

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Tableau adds story lines to visual reports

Tableau 8.2 can attach a narrative to a series of data visualizations.