10 ways to query Hadoop with SQL

10 ways to query Hadoop with SQL

Here's a look at different ways to query Hadoop via SQL, some of which are part of the latest edition of MapR's Hadoop distribution

09/16/14

Dropbox taps C++ for mobile app dev

Dropbox taps C++ for mobile app dev

The Carousel and Mailbox apps leverage established C++ language for code portability and performance

09/16/14

Microsoft pulls botched KB 2982385 patch, MS 14-055 for Lync 2010

Microsoft pulls botched KB 2982385 patch, MS 14-055 for Lync 2010

The installer for MS 14-055 on Lync Server 2010 says 'Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver software'

09/16/14

What to expect with Windows 9

What to expect with Windows 9

With Build 9834 leaks and confirmations springing up all over, here’s what to expect from Microsoft on Sept. 30

09/16/14

Docker nets $40 million in funding, hopes to hook bigger fish: Enterprises

Docker nets $40 million in funding, hopes to hook bigger fish: Enterprises

Developers and admins are already onboard; now Docker wants to lure enterprises with training and new features

09/16/14

Pyston compiler cranks up Python thanks to LLVM

Dropbox's compiler for Python uses the LLVM to push the language closer to C/C++ speeds, but it's far from production-ready

09/15/14

Why HP bought Eucalyptus: An easy way to go hybrid

HP picks up hybrid cloud expertise to round out its growing cloud portfolio -- and a great bargain on the deal

09/12/14

WatchKit tools pave the way for Apple Watch app developers

Key developer says Apple Watch will be important in Apple ecosystem, but Watch-only apps won't likely be big hits

09/12/14

How platforms attract developers: Docker shows the way

Competition for developers has never been fiercer. Here's how open source projects like Docker attract the multitudes

09/12/14

CloudBees enterprise PaaS bites the dust

CloudBees is shutting down its Java PaaS, Run@Cloud -- a sign of the tough market facing enterprise PaaS offerings

09/12/14

Leaked Windows screenshots look legit -- and hold some surprises

Two German blogs posted the same 21 screenshots of the next version of Windows, build 9834. Here's what you may not have noticed

09/11/14

Why Microsoft pulling KB 2889866 OneDrive for Business patch is good news

Botched KB 2889866 was yanked one day after it was issued, restoring a modicum of trust in Microsoft's patching process

09/11/14

Piston and Mirantis release dueling OpenStack upgrades

The goal: To relieve common OpenStack pain points, but the issues won't be solved for all distributions

09/11/14

Microsoft's new Update Tuesday looks a whole lot like the old Black Tuesday

This month's truly gargantuan update includes a couple worthwhile new Windows features -- hardly the rapid delivery of new features that Microsoft touted

09/11/14

Splunk's log analysis framework adds C#, .Net tools

The new tools leverage recently added features and allow Splunk to be accessed in cross-platform development

09/11/14

Version 1.0 of JetBrains' CLion IDE will include C/C++ support

JetBrains development tool supports the popular programming languages, but won't easily displace Eclipse, Visual Studio

09/11/14

Why Microsoft and Google can never copy Apple's Handoff

Apple's Handoff feature moves tasks seamlessly between mobile and PC, and we may never see anything like it elsewhere

09/10/14

Microsoft tries yet again to fix Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi problems

Initial reports about the Surface Pro 3's sixth firmware update in three months are promising, but users are still having Wi-Fi wake-up problems

09/10/14

Apple's Swift language achieves 1.0 release milestone

Apple's follow-up to Objective-C reaches GM status for iOS and will do the same on the Mac when Yosemite ships this fall

09/10/14

Swagger aims to become the de facto standard for APIs

The technology defines an interface to REST APIs for easier discovery and access

09/10/14

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