DataStax adds graph databases to enterprise Cassandra product set

Social network graph coming off a tablet. When DataStax acquired Aurelius, a graph database startup last year, it was clear it wanted to add graph database functionality to its DataStax Enterprise product, and today it achieved that goal when it announced the release of DataStax Enterprise Graph. The new enterprise graph product has been fully integrated into the DataStax Enterprise product set, giving customers an integrated… Read More

DataStax adds graph databases to enterprise Cassandra product set

Social network graph coming off a tablet. When DataStax acquired Aurelius, a graph database startup last year, it was clear it wanted to add graph database functionality to its DataStax Enterprise product, and today it achieved that goal when it announced the release of DataStax Enterprise Graph. The new enterprise graph product has been fully integrated into the DataStax Enterprise product set, giving customers an integrated… Read More

Mirantis scores huge OpenStack win with VW

VW logo on car. Mirantis, one of the last pure play OpenStack startups left standing announced a major win today when VW chose them over Red Hat for an enormous OpenStack implementation. It was huge for Mirantis and for the open source OpenStack project. VW knew it wanted to run a private cloud on OpenStack. The only question was the vendor. After a call for requests for proposals it came down to two:… Read More

IBM Launches Quarks Open Source Development Tool To Build Efficient IoT Apps

Binary code floating in streams. IBM introduced a new open source development tool today called Quarks, which is supposed to help manufacturers and programmers develop efficient applications based on Internet of Things (IoT) sensor data. Quarks is actually based on the IBM Streams product, a proprietary enterprise tool for processing large amounts of live data, but it’s been designed from the ground up to… Read More

Google Open Sources Its Seesaw Load Balancer

14068599850_c589927a7b_o Google announced today that it is open-sourcing Seesaw — a Linux-based load balancing system. The code for the project, which is written in Google’s Go language, is now available on GitHub under the Apache license. As Google Site Reliability Engineer Joel Sing, who works on the company’s corporate infrastructure, writes in today’s announcement, Google used to use two… Read More

JFrog Takes Big Leap Forward With $50 Million Round

Leaping frog with huge mouth. JFrog, a developer of open source software distribution tools, announced a $50 million round today. The investment represents a substantial jump for the company, which previously had raised $10.5 million across two rounds. Investors include Scale Venture Partners, Sapphire Ventures, Battery Ventures, Vintage Investment Partners and Qumra Capital, as well as participation from existing… Read More

Microsoft open-sources its JavaScript engine Chakra

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As promised, Microsoft has open-sourced the core components of Chakra, the company’s JavaScript engine that’s used in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. The project, dubbed ChakraCore, has been released on GitHub.

Aside from powering Microsoft’s browsers, Chakra also helps power Azure DocumentDB, Cortana, Outlook.com, TypeScript, Node.js in Windows 10 IoT Core, as well as universal Windows 10 applications across Xbox consoles, smartphones, and PCs.

As for ChakraCore, Microsoft describes the new initiative as “a fully-fledged, self-contained JavaScript virtual machine that can be embedded in derivative products and power applications that need scriptability.” The fully supported and open source project will include everything needed to parse, interpret, compile, and execute JavaScript code without relying on Edge.

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Microsoft open-sources its JavaScript engine Chakra

ie_to_edge

As promised, Microsoft has open-sourced the core components of Chakra, the company’s JavaScript engine that’s used in Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer. The project, dubbed ChakraCore, has been released on GitHub.

Aside from powering Microsoft’s browsers, Chakra also helps power Azure DocumentDB, Cortana, Outlook.com, TypeScript, Node.js in Windows 10 IoT Core, as well as universal Windows 10 applications across Xbox consoles, smartphones, and PCs.

As for ChakraCore, Microsoft describes the new initiative as “a fully-fledged, self-contained JavaScript virtual machine that can be embedded in derivative products and power applications that need scriptability.” The fully supported and open source project will include everything needed to parse, interpret, compile, and execute JavaScript code without relying on Edge.

More to follow