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IBM Celebrates 50 Years Since Its First System 360 Was Unveiled
2014-04-07 12:20:37

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While Apple’s iPhone is refreshed yearly, and a new desktop or laptop computer system is seemingly introduced every week, IBM’s System 360 reached a true milestone on Monday. It was 50 years ago, on April 7, 1964 that the first System 360 mainframe computer was unveiled. This system was most notable in that it featured upgradable processors that still kept using the same code and peripherals from earlier models. “The mainframe...

2014-02-04 23:28:44

MEGACORE Project Gives FreeBSD the Resources to Improve Scalability on High-end Hardware San Jose, CA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 iXsystems and the FreeBSD Foundation are pleased to announce they are collaborating on the MEGACORE Project, designed to push the limits of the FreeBSD operating system. The project consists of engineering and prototyping a server to test FreeBSD with major computing workloads. The server includes 80 logical CPU cores and 1 TB of ECC registered memory (RAM). The...

2014-01-30 23:33:30

Release Brings in Updated Open Source Desktops, Drivers, and Utilities San Jose, CA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 iXsystems, Inc. is delighted to announce the release of PC-BSD 10: Joule Edition! This major new version of the PC-BSD desktop operating system brings in a wide variety of improvements to both its own tools and software from the wider open source community. Most users will notice the replacement of GNOME 2 with MATE, as well as the revamped Life Preserver backup utility that makes...

2014-01-23 12:32:16

WARSAW, January 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JavOnet is a new JAVA to .NET bridge recently released by a Polish company based in Warsaw. JavOnet bridge allows using any .NET solutions directly in the JAVA projects. Although still new and not that popular like other bridges available on the market, javOnet wins enthusiasts very quickly. Those who have evaluated javOnet share their truly positive opinions with the product owner and with each other. The new bridge has already been...

2013-12-17 08:34:31

Much anticipated update continues with focus on quality AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Xojo, Inc. today announced the immediate availability of Xojo 2013 Release 4, the faster development tool for web and desktop apps. Xojo is a multi-platform object-oriented application development tool that enables people to create high-quality, powerful and secure applications for the desktop (OS X, Windows and Linux), web, web-mobile, and soon, native mobile. Currently serving over 150,000...

2013-11-13 23:29:50

Mobilize.Net releases new Visual Basic Upgrade Companion (VBUC) with a major performance upgrade along with new code shortcuts that dramatically decrease the amount of manual work required to convert code from VB6 to .NET. The new version also supports Visual Studio 2013. Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Mobilize.Net, the leading provider of modernization solutions for client/server legacy applications, today announced availability of VBUC 2013, the fastest, most cost-effective way...

2013-11-12 23:04:37

Update includes “Performance Enhanced Graphics,” promising massive improvements to gaming potency; Frame rate improvements of 40 percent, 60 percent, or even more. St. Paul, Minnesota (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 CodeWeavers, Inc., developer of CrossOver software which enables Mac and Linux users to run Windows software on their computers without the need of a Microsoft license, announced today the release of its new software, CrossOver 13. The centerpiece of release 13 is a dramatic...

2013-11-12 08:43:33

This ambitious application modernisation will support Corero's continued growth and strengthen its unique product offering. PETACH TIKVA, Israel, November 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefly Migration, provider of automated conversions of Magic/uniPaaS-based applications to Microsoft .NET, announced the completion of a successful migration for Corero Business Systems, now a Civica Group company. Corero's Education Management System (REMS) is in daily use at over 40...

2013-09-24 12:34:54

- Standard Simplifies Developer Access to In-Memory Technologies SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Terracotta, the award-winning provider of in-memory technologies for enterprise big data, announced today at JavaOne the completion of the public review phase of JSR107 JCACHE Java Specification. Terracotta played an industry-leading role, acting as specification lead and pursuing the development of the standard, which provides a common way for Java programs to create,...

2013-09-23 23:26:56

A Dedicated Enterprise Service Support Provider for Apache TomEE, a Java EE 6 Web Profile Certified Edition of Tomcat with More Than 70% Market Penetration Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Tomitribe a dedicated Apache TomEE service and support provider, announced today at JavaOne the launch of its enterprise services for Apache TomEE and other open sources projects. Senior management will be joining Jelastic at booth #5004 to discuss the details of its consulting, training and...


Latest Computing platforms Reference Libraries

Java
2013-03-16 00:00:00

Java, a programming language originally developed by James Gosling, was developed at Sun Microsystems and released in 1995. Much of its syntax is derived from C and C++ but with a simpler object model and fewer low-level facilities. The applications are normally compiled to bytecode that can run on any Java Virtual Machine regardless of computer architecture. Java, designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible, is a concurrent, class-based, object oriented language. It is...

2010-09-29 15:16:42

Computer software is the collection of computer programs and related data that give the instructions to a computer. Different from hardware, software is intangible, which means that it cannot be touched. Some examples of computer software include: word processors, video games, operating systems, and device drivers. Historically, the software industry is much like that of other technological industries in that it has grown from a few prototypes from different engineers to one application that...

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