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  • Oracle builds a bridge to with new adapter

    Kicking off an initiative to better bridge cloud services with its own software, Oracle has released an adapter that allows organizations to copy data between their accounts and Oracle software.

    Written by Joab Jackson17 Jan. 14 18:03
  • Oracle halting support for GlassFish app server

    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.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus05 Nov. 13 20:18
  • Oracle equips WebLogic, Coherence for cloud use

    Oracle has updated some of its middleware and developer products to make them better equipped for private cloud deployments, releasing major updates for the WebLogic application server and Oracle Coherence in-memory data cache.

    Written by Joab Jackson12 July 13 13:50
  • IBM launches an appliance for the Internet of Things

    Preparing its customers to join the emerging 'Internet of things', IBM has released a new appliance built to manage and route a voluminous amount of machine-to-machine small data messages

    Written by Joab Jackson29 April 13 19:22
  • Red Hat JBoss Data Grid now spans data centers

    Red Hat has revised its JBoss Data Grid software package, which now offers the ability to replicate copies of data across different data centers, and also comes with a number of other new features that can limit downtime.

    Written by Joab Jackson09 April 13 19:45
  • Java's security problems unlikely to be resolved soon, researchers say

    Since the start of the year, hackers have been exploiting vulnerabilities in Java to carry out a string of attacks against companies including Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Twitter, as well as home users. Oracle has made an effort to respond faster to the threats and to strengthen its Java software, but security experts say the attacks are unlikely to let up any time soon.

    Written by Lucian Constantin13 March 13 20:18
  • Oracle updates WebLogic for cloud usage

    For the new release of its WebLogic, Oracle has tailored the enterprise Java application server so that it can be used more easily in cloud deployments.

    Written by Joab Jackson02 Dec. 11 05:00
  • Apache moves Geronimo to OSGi base

    In an attempt to help developers create more modular enterprise Java programs, the Apache Software Foundation has reconfigured its Geronimo application server to a set of standards established by the OSGi (Open Services Gateway initiative) Alliance.

    Written by Joab Jackson18 Nov. 11 07:48