News Briefs: July 15, 2008
By SD Times News Team
July 15, 2008 —
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Rogue Wave announced on June 6 that Brian Pierce, formerly senior vice president at Infor Global Solutions, had been selected as the company’s permanent CEO. Pierce had previously served as president and COO of TriSyn Goup and senior vice president of customer support and satisfaction at Tibco Software. The interim CEO, Bart Foster, has rejoined Battery Ventures, which acquired Rogue Wave in 2007.
Enea announced that it has been named as a board member of CP-TA, the Communications Platforms Trade Association. It joined CP-TA in 2006. CP-TA is an association of communications platform and building block providers committed to promoting the adoption of open, SIG-governed communications platforms through interoperability testing and certification.
Teradata released Warehouse Miner 5.2, which offers 50 new statistical data mining functions, embedded into the Teradata Database. It works with the recently released SAS Scoring Accelerator for Teradata; with the newly embedded functions, developers can skip the task of converting SAS scoring code into SQL, and deploy data models more quickly than before.
SOA Software announced the availability of Repository Manager 6.0, formerly known as Logidex. New in this release are integration with the company’s Policy Manager, an Eclipse plug-in for its configuration design tool, the ability to discover and synchronize with IBM WebSphere Service Repository and Registry and other UDDI registries, and updates to Repository Manager’s integration with IBM Rational ClearCase.
Pervasive Software released PQL Summit version 10.10, including support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, Ubuntu Linux in 32- and 64-bit execution, Windows Vista SP1, and certification for Windows Server 2008. It also works with the Eclipse Rich Client Platform v 3.3 Framework and offers localized support for Japanese.
RapidMind announced that its namesake Multi-Core Rapid Development Platform now works with the AMD FireStream 9170 and the ATI Radeon HD 3870 GPUs; an update with this support will be available in the third quarter.
McObject released Perst 3.0, an upgrade to its open-source, object-oriented embedded database for Java and .NET that adds support for LINQ, a .NET Framework component that adds SQL-like data querying capabilities to .NET languages such as C# and Visual Basic.