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By using Tokutek's TokuDB storage engine instead of InnoDB, firms using Percona's MySQL fork are being told to expect to see a number of benefits
The platform for developing internet-of-things analytics apps combines Wipro's support services with Software AG's streaming analytics product suite.
They may want different things but ultimately the dynamic between CIOs and developers can be highly beneficial for the businesses that employ them.
Romanian startups are increasingly taking wing in a market dominated by outsourcing companies. Do they have what it takes?
UPDATED: A Google spokesperson confirmed Maps Engine support will end on January 29, 2016.
One in four enterprises employs DevOps,and it's making a difference in software delivery. Data security is a concern, however.
Just a few months after Apple released Swift for iOS, the language has become one of the most popular for developers.
With the availability of open-source MaxScale, database firm MariaDB thinks the middleware will have a big impact on developers and database admins.
What's old is new again as IT departments try to accelerate the transition to next-gen digital in a historic tide of technology innovation in 2015. Bi-modal IT and other models seem to offer a way forward, but pitfalls abound.
Some have disparaged Ada Lovelace's contribution to the development of computer theory, but author James Essinger is adamant that 'genius' is the right word.
A fresh funding round for MongoDB is designed to enable the open-source document database company to speed up its expansion worldwide.
Although Docker container technology has rocketed in popularity, new research from Gartner suggests its rapid rise hasn't necessarily outstripped its security features.
The challenge that developers face when developing programmatic access to services and applications is that creating and documenting rational APIs is difficult. Apigee has packaged up all the needed skills into a product called Apigee Edge.
The idea of using Apache Solr as a standalone primary data store may not be new but it is building momentum, according to Lucidworks' Will Hayes, CEO of the open-source search engine's commercial sponsor.
DevOps is about speeding up the software delivery cycle by playing on everyone's strengths. No single tool can accomplish that.
The first release of Windows 10, officially known as the Windows Technical Preview, is designed primarily to make life easier for mouse-and-keyboard aficionados who were turned off by the touch-oriented Windows 8 interface. Here's what you'll find inside.
Look out, Windows! With Google starting to bring over a million Android apps to Chromebooks, the Windows PC is going to face a real challenge.
We all know about the Raspberry Pi, but it's far from the only single-board computer out there that makers might find both useful and affordable.
Future sanctions may make it difficult for Western software companies to do business in Mother Russia. But the country has a vast domestic software, services and internet industry of its own. These are some of the powerhouses.
Valentine's Day is here again, and love is in the air. Couples flirting, courting, forming relationships. Sometimes those relationships result in marriage. Marriages occur in the tech world, too. Corporate mergers can result in the two parts being stronger than the whole, or they can end in utter disaster.
The iPhone and iPad maker on Monday announced iOS 7, its latest mobile operating system. ZDNet takes it for a test drive and shows you the new user interface and some of the new features.
Let's take a stroll through Logitech's new video labs for optical and audio testing in Silicon Valley.
A look back at some of the successes and victories, the bad times and controversies, and the downright ugly failures by Twitter and by its users, during 2012.
Sharing exhibition floor space with large companies at this year's ICT tradeshow, Asian tech startups say they hope to take opportunity to build brand and product awareness, forge business contacts, and gather user feedback.
The Norwegian software firm Opera is going for differentiation in the latest version of its browser, supporting the HTML5 Stream API and revamping its extension system
Flash Pro CS6 adds more tools for building hardware-accelerated games that work across multiple platforms, as well as tools for designing and testing mobile applications, without leaving your PC.
In court, Oracle outlined its Java copyright and patent infringement case against Google with a series of 91 convincing slides
The Mountain Lion developer preview is here and we had a chance to check out many of the new features. Have a look at some of the more striking new features in Mac OS X 10.8 in this slideshow.
With such a high number of developers implementing application software to send out their own programming ideas to the masses, it's not surprising some more unusual apps have appeared in the marketplace.
Early work by father of Newtonian physics made available online
Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue show off the company's new Apple TV streaming video box. The new hardware has several updated features, including 1,080-pixel resolution for movies and TV shows and a redesigned user interface. The box will be available on March 16 for $99.
Although video is beginning to take up a large portion of traffic on the internet, search engines aren't yet at the stage where they can completely index and understand the content. ZDNet Australia speaks to Adobe on how to overcome these issues using metadata.
Although some larger game development studios fell over in the wake of the global financial crisis, Game Developers Association of Australia (GDAA) president Tony Lawrence is confident that there's a lot of potential for the Australian gaming development industry.
At the NewTeeVee Live conference in San Francisco, Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch talks about how the company’s Flash software is coming to new devices such as game consoles, smartphones, and TVs. Lynch says Adobe is working with chip vendors and TV manufacturers on a variety of different television platforms to bring more interactivity to the living room.
Monte Ford, CIO of American Airlines talks to ZDNet’s Sumi Das about developing a new passenger service system that will allow customers to connect more easily to the airline through their web site and other mobile devices. Ford also discusses how his IT organization faced the challenges of 9/11 and the weathered recent economic downturn.
Adobe's latest incarnation of Acrobat is top of the line, highly featured software. Just make sure you need all the bells and whistles before you pay the AU$999 price tag.
Nokia's 3220 makes its presence known with flashing LEDs and a case that can 'write' messages in the air.
Pioneer updates its DVD burner line with the dual-layer capable DVR-A08XL
By far the best integrated development environment Microsoft has ever produced, Visual Studio.Net is also now the leading solution for developing Web services.
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