MariaDB SkySQL receives AWS improvement

SkySQL, now available on both Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Google Cloud, is the first DBaaS to offer a distributed SQL database for applications with the most demanding scalability and elasticity requirements; and for all applications, regardless of scale, continuous availability and zero downtime with an advanced database proxy and full redundancy.

Android 12 receives function to hibernate apps

With the release of the first trial version of Android 12 which was officially introduced this week, Google has implemented a very interesting feature to save space in mobile phone storage: app hibernation. This is a feature that has been speculated for a while back in January, clues to this function were found in the source code of the first preview version of the software made available to developers; but is now finally available natively...

Samsung contributes to the Fuchsia OS

The first rumors about Fuchsia OS surfaced in mid-2016 indicating a new Google operating system to replace Android, but to this day we still have no information about its plans for its release, and judging by the increasingly scant details that have surfaced in the last five years, it seems that the platform still needs a lot of development. Despite this, Google is working on the new system and now has the help of Samsung. The South...

Android Studio moves to V 4.2

Although version 4.2 is considered a minor update, it still packs a host of features focused mainly on productivity, including more advanced support for GitHub pull requests. In trying to upgrade the experience of its users working with the IDE, it brings improvements to several such components like the Database Inspector, the Layout Inspector, the Systems Trace, the Apply Changes and Gradle. Starting with the Database Inspector, its surface has now become larger and resizable...

Eclipse IDE recieves Java 16 Support

Eclipse IDE has recieved its first update of the year. The update concentrates on improvements and Java support, with minor improvements for other languages. Eclipse IDE is a very popular among desktop development environment with a popular download of over 2 million times per month. The IDE is the critical development environment for more than 4 million active users. The main improvement to the Eclipse IDE is support for Java 16, including records, pattern matching...

Basics of Running COBOL and JCL

COBOL (Common Business-Oriented Language) and JCL (Job control language) are a double edge tool for fine tuning and executing tasks on Mainframes. Common Business-Oriented Language (COBOL) is a compiled English-like computer programming language designed for business use. It is imperative, procedural and, since 2002, object-oriented. It is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments. It is still widely used in legacy applications deployed on mainframe computers, such as large-scale batch...

Java EE evolves into Jakarta EE

Java EE has been a major platform for mission-critical enterprise applications for many decades. It is evolving into Jakarta EE. To accelerate business application development for a cloud-native world, leading software vendors have collaborated to evolve Java EE technologies to the Eclipse Foundation where they will evolve under the brand; Jakarta EE. The announcement was made during the JakartaOne Livestream virtual conference, and the group said that the release “provides a new baseline for the...