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The day since google has demonstrated concept of MapReduce, the innovative and open source world has been on a roll resulting in variety of big data solutions. However at heart of all such big data innovation is Apache Hadoop. Facebook has opensourced its version of MapReduce platform Corona, a new scheduling framework that separates cluster resource management from job coordination, has a dedicated job tracker and uses push-based scheduling as opposed to pull.
While social CRM is already part of the known CRM solutions like Salesforce, Microsoft is now pitching its flagship product Dynamics CRM, as one stop shop for case management with considerable movement with in social, mobile and overall business space.
One key thing many of the individual desktops and small business networks fail at, are upto date software patches that could potentially keep them safe from numerous source of malware taking hold of their systems. In response to such demands from small businesses F-Secure, a multi channel security solution has introduced patch management as a business security feature.
The Apache CloudStack project has finally come out of its shell releasing 4.0.0-incubating release of the CloudStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud orchestration platform. This is the first Apache powered release since Citrix has submitted its cloud platform to Apache Software Foundation (ASF) in April, 2012.
Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the leading graph database, has raised $11 million in Series B funding. The round, led by Sunstone Capital, brings the total amount raised by Neo Technology to more than $24 million.
SpeedCheckr is a free tool from AppNeta that measures the performance and network speed from your computer to multiple locations around the Internet. This free to use tool has been launched last week assuring that users always have the historical performance data they need when performance problems arise.
Synergex International Corp. today announced their release of KitaroDB 1.0, a free NoSQL database that runs natively in the WinRT, Win32, and .NET environments. KitaroDB is a fast, efficient data store that supports key-value pairs as well as intrusive keys, and can be used by developers across Microsoft's platforms.
The Calligra product suite comprises of a comprehensive set of productivity applications which satisfies the likes of users who would like to have alternatives of MS Office applications along with graphics and project management software.
TrendMicro has released a mobile security threat report that suggests while Apple’s relatively rigorous approach to vetting apps before allowing them on the App Store has minimised security risk, Google’s open platform has become a hotbed of malicious activity. Dangerous malware and information harvesting adware targeting Google Android users jumped 483% from nearly 30,000 in June to almost 175,000 in September, according to the latest security report for the third quarter of 2012.
This week and next appears to be crucial weeks for Microsoft with not just the make or break release of its next generation windows operating system but also launch itself officially into Hadoop world. Microsoft has previewed Windows Azure HDInsight Service (hosted) and Microsoft HDInsight Server for Windows (On-Premise) quoted to be the Apache Hadoop based big data solutions for Windows Azure and Server.