How the growth of IoT created demand for IPv6 visibility

The common practice for monitoring the Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) network traffic has been to pretend it doesn’t exist by simply ignoring it or disabling it across corporate networks. But with the growth of both IoT and hyperscale data centers, the demand for IPv6 visibility is real, and an increasing portion of the Internet-connected…

Hackolade releases version 1.7 of its data modeling software

Hackolade is giving developers a new tool compatible with the most recent MongoDB features and MongoDB Cloud Service. The data modeling for NoSQL company announced the release of Hackolade version 1.7, a new release of its data modeling software. It will support both MongoDB version 3.4 and MongoDB Atlas. Hackolade increases data agility for MongoDB…

Latest Raspbian Desktop Update Adds New Programming Tools

The official Raspberry Pi Foundation has today announced a new Raspbian desktop update has been released which brings with it new programming tools for Raspberry Pi users to enjoy, together with the obligatory bug fixes, tweaks and enhancements you would expect. The new programming tools included in this version take the form of an offline…

Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra Canada launch delayed

Canadian launch for the Sony Xperia XA1 Ultra has been pushed back. The device was earlier set to officially arrive in the country on June 22, but that didn’t happen, and the company has now confirmed that launch will happen July 5. The Xperia XA1 Ultra was officially unveiled back in February this year, along…

Deep learning dominates the ISC exhibition

At ISC High Performance 2017, held in Frankfurt, Germany, deep learning is driving new computing innovation as processor manufacturers and systems developers race to deliver products optimised for deep learning applications. Apparently, 2017 is the year that deep learning becomes a mainstream computing technology. This is good news for HPC developers as it is increasing…

Red Hat launches open source HCI solution, ready for production out of the box

Red Hat has unveiled a new open source hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) product that the company claims is the “the industry’s first production-ready” solution of its kind. Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure, announced via press release on Thursday, offers HCI efficiency right out of the box. By blending storage and compute resources, HCI can provide a more…

Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as company’s CEO

Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as the ride-sharing app’s chief executive officer in the face of shareholder outrage over company culture. Mr Kalanick, who helped found Uber around eight years ago and was instrumental in growing it into a transportation behemoth, announced last week that he would be taking a leave of absence for…

CheerpJ converts Java apps into JavaScript for the web

Applications and Java libraries are converted to web applications, so there is no need for plug-ins or Java installations. Melding Java and web development, CheerpJ is being readied as compiler technology that takes Java bytecode and turns it into JavaScript, for execution in browsers. Based on the LLVM/Clang compiler platform as well as Learning Technologies’…

JVM may get upgrade to support today’s multicore processors

Oracle is proposing an update to the Java Virtual Machine to allow for direct-value class types, a modernization required by the advent of multicore processors. There is no schedule for when the changes might appear in the JVM. The changes to the JVM specification would support a prototype of value classes—classes for which primitive-like non-reference value…