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Facebook wants other data-driven organizations to use, and it hopes, refine Presto, its SQL query engine.
Third-party software support provider Rimini Street is moving ahead with its expected plans for an initial public offering, even as it awaits a showdown in court with Oracle.
Oracle will stop offering commercial support for new versions of the open-source GlassFish application server, leaving customers who want such support with the option of licensing the more expensive and proprietary WebLogic Server.
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Microsoft is hoping to differentiate its Dynamics CRM (customer relationship management) software from the likes of Salesforce.com with a new set of 18 industry templates that fit the application to verticals including sports management, health care and more specialized areas such as prison inmate data.
Even those who don't like Windows 8 should consider it for its superior security versus older Microsoft operating systems, if nothing else the company says.
Marin County, California, has spent at least $30 million on the SAP project, which dates to 2006, and had at one point pursued $35 million in damages.
One of the former National Security Agency developers behind the software explained how Accumulo works and how it could be used in fields other than intelligence gathering,
Shareholders voted against Oracle’s executive pay practices at last year’s meeting as well.
Research firm IDC says it expects a 5.7 percent growth rate globally for software revenues for 2013.
Eucalyptus has updated its namesake software to make it easier for organizations to set up their own, in-house versions of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) public cloud, letting users run Amazon workloads in private cloud deployments.
The Hadoop programming framework may be synonymous with the "big data" movement but it's not the only tool companies need to derive insights from massive stores of unstructured information, according to Facebook analytics chief Ken Rudin.
There are about 1,100 ByDesign customers now, although that number falls far short of SAP’s original hope of 10,000 by 2010.
It is 30 years old and dominates the word processing market, but Microsoft Word is now more than ever fending off challenges from the cloud where less expensive and even free alternatives pose new threats, experts say.
The Internet Archive's Historical Software Archive is a new initiative to preserve old software and make it easily available through in-browser emulation.