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Eclipse takes over all Java EE reference components

Oracle has contributed 100 percent of Java EE and GlassFish application server components to the foundation

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Removed from JDK 11, JavaFX 11 arrives as a standalone module

Developers must now explicitly include JavaFX modules in applications

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Oracle forges a Java microservices framework

The Helidon framework supports the MicroProfile technology and is intended to make it easier to develop microservices

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Oracle and Intel seek to build a Java API for SIMD support

The Java Vector API aims to provide a mechanism to write complex vector algorithms in Java

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Java will no longer have ‘major’ releases

The twice-yearly Java releases will get new version numbers, but they won’t have the degree of change that whole version numbers have historically indicated

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How PostgreSQL just might replace your Oracle database

Although heavily dependent on Oracle today, Salesforce seems to be seeking database freedom—and its efforts could result in the same freedom for all enterprises

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JavaFX will be removed from the Java JDK

Oracle’s rich media web technology will be broken out of standard Java as of JDK 11, and will proceed at its own pace

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Most powerful Internet of Things companies

The Internet of Things is predicted to grow to a $1.4 trillion market by 2020, which means there are opportunities for big businesses to make a lot of money. These are the most powerful IoT companies that will be shaping this growing...

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Oracle’s cloud bravado masks its database despair

Oracle is a fantastic database for yesteryear’s enterprise applications, but is a poor fit for modern, big data applications

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Oracle joins the serverless fray with Fn

The functions-based, open source serverless computing platform requires Docker and initially supports Java

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ZGC large-heap Java garbage collector may go open source

Votes are due by November 8 to approve the project request, which could compete with Red Hat’s Shenandoah

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Don’t take Oracle’s cloud-superiority claims too seriously

Oracle’s relatively low investments in cloud computing make it hard to justify its claims of superiority for IaaS and PaaS

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Slack and Oracle move to collaborate on business app chatbots

Users of Oracle’s sales, HR and ERP applications will be able to retrieve information directly from the messaging app after Slack’s latest chatbot partnership.

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Unwanted by Oracle, Java EE gets adopted by Eclipse

A new name for Java EE is a likely outcome as the Eclipse Foundation figures out how to steward enterprise Java itself

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Java 9 will not receive long-term support

Under Oracle's revamped release plan for standard Java, the Java Development Kit 9 will not be designated for long-term support

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The road to Java 9: Twice-yearly releases are coming

A move to GPL license and open-sourcing the JDK are also planned to make it easier for developers to adopt Java in their software

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The case for Oracle to cede control of Java SE

Turning over the platform to an open source foundation could broaden the Java community, but don’t look for it to happen soon

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Oracle hits back at modular Java critics

High-ranking Java official responds to Red Hat's comments, saying that changes need to be useful to all developers, not a select few

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