The move to 'lighter is better' is not just a Java trend. A drive to simplify underlies changes to Microsoft's flagship development framework as well.
In the coming year the tenor of application modernization efforts may change, as overall business transformation takes on greater importance.
Cloud computing took center stage when Microsoft announced support for .NET 4 and Visual Studio 2010 at Tech-Ed in New Orleans. Parallel libraries are one of several new features now supported in the Azure cloud platform, said Microsoft developer Scott Densmore.
The federal government is under mandates to consolidate data centers and deliver IT as a Service, but sequestration makes this easier said than done.
Dell will discontinue its OpenStack and VMware vCloud-based public cloud offerings as VMware delivers its vCloud IaaS.
Financial, government and healthcare industries must overcome data security breaches and regulatory issues for a successful cloud migration.
CloudBees founder and CEO Sacha Labourey answers tough questions and hands out practical advice about PaaS and how it works in the enterprise.
Portals are providing more value than ever, and having skilled portlet developers on staff brings the technology to new levels.
Here are five quick portlet development tips that software engineers will find helpful as they develop applications for the portal.
Marketing and advertising are the sweet spots for big data, but those who serve up marketing insights and ad space will need to evolve to survive.
Expert Brian Jordan shows business intelligence managers how to avoid developing dashboards that overwhelm business users with too much information.
In a podcast, BI expert William McKnight discusses best practices and action items for managing deployments of mobile business intelligence tools.
Oracle master data management products are starting to merge various data management hubs, which is a help in particular vertical industries.
Trust, but verify. Ronald Reagan made it popular, and it's certainly relevant for DBAs in today's consolidated, virtualized IT world.
Lena Weiner-Bishop catches up with Oracle's vice president of PeopleSoft strategy, who explains the excitement around new PeopleSoft applications.