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Data analysis is becoming mainstream thanks to the rise of Hadoop and other big data tools.
During a panel discussion at the Structure conference, the issues of lock-in and standards for Google's cloud-computing platform fire up some open-infrastructure conversation.
With its new Page Speed Service, Google will rewrite your Web page and host it on its own servers. Unlike previous efforts to speed the Web, this one isn't free.
Google may begin the first phase of becoming an infrastructure provider for external developers by exposing its BigTable data storage system as a Web service.
Facebook becomes a "gold" sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation, noting that Apache provides the optimal development environment for the social-networking giant.
The Net retailer's cloud-computing effort is getting more sophisticated with the arrival of a database service with which more people will be familiar.
The software giant's long-held and deeply rooted enmity toward open-source software appears to be crumbling, if its new Kumo search technology is any indication.
The search giant's App Engine is getting an 'early preview' of Java language support, a move that could significantly broaden Google's cloud computing service.
As cloud computing gathers steam, Google gives programmers what they've been asking for by gracing its App Engine with support for Java programs.
For the cloud to reach its full potential new application development and deployment technologies will be required.