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Fake 5 Brings .NET Core Support

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 3 Followers on  Jun 18, 2018

Fake 5 was recently recently released after several several months of previews. This new version of the build tool for .NET applications brings a rewrite of the core, as well as many internal improvements and features. InfoQ reached out to Matthias Dittrich, maintainer of Fake, to learn more about all the changes and features.

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Lazy FP State Restore Vulnerability Affects Most Intel Core CPUs

by Sergio De Simone Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 18, 2018

Intel has disclosed a new vulnerability affecting most of its Core processors and making them targets for side-channel attacks similar to Spectre and Meltdown. The vulnerability, dubbed Lazy FP state restore (CVE–2018–3665), allows a process to infer the contents of FPU/MMX/SSE/AVX registers belonging to other processes.

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Full Cycle Developers at Netflix: from Mindsets to Self-Service Tooling

by Daniel Bryant Follow 629 Followers on  Jun 17, 2018 1

The Netflix Tech Blog has shared the story of the “Edge Engineering” team’s journey of experimenting with approaches to building and operating services, which has culminated in “Full Cycle Developers”. This approach is showing promise with Netflix, where developers are responsible for certain operational aspects of service delivery, and are supported through a range of self-service tooling.

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OpsRamp Introduces an AIOps Inference Engine

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 17, 2018

​​​​​​​Provider of a SaaS based IT operations management platform, OpsRamp, has announced OpsRamp 5.0, a new release featuring an artificial intelligence for IT Operations (AIOps) inference engine for alerting and event correlation. The new release also includes a multi-cloud visibility dashboard.

Architecture & Design Follow 1863 Followers

Observability and Microservices: The Need for Good Tracing and Metrics

by Mark Little Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 17, 2018

Zach Jory has written an article discussing how microservices and service mesh implementations need observability to ensure that developers can build cloud-native applications which scale and can be more easily managed. This ties into a number of articles and interviews we have spoken about over recent months too.

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GDPR Changes Highlight the Impact of User Tracking

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 16, 2018

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25th, 2018, with the most obvious impact being a flurry of emails notifying users of changes in privacy policies. As websites determined how to comply with the wide-reaching data privacy regulation, developers quickly observed significant benefits in page load performance.

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ML.NET 0.2 Adds Clustering, New Examples

by Jeff Martin Follow 15 Followers on  Jun 16, 2018

Microsoft's ML.NET is a multi-platform machine learning framework that runs on .NET Core. First debuted in May during Build, its second release adds several new features and a separate GitHub repo demonstrating how to put the framework to use.

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AppDynamics Launches New European Software-as-a-Service Offering

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 15, 2018

Application intelligence vendor, AppDynamics, has launched a new European Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering, built on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) EU (Frankfurt) Region.

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An Early Look at .NET 4.8

by Jonathan Allen Follow 525 Followers on  Jun 15, 2018

While most of the attention is on .NET Core, work continues on the classic .NET Framework. An “early access” preview of .NET 4.8 shows the areas that Microsoft is most concerned about including high DIP, accessibility, and concurrency.

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Microsoft Announces Support for CloudEvents through Its Azure Event Grid Service

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 15, 2018

Microsoft announced it would provide support for CloudEvents, a new open specification, and standard for consistently describing event data. This open standard was created by the Serverless Working Group of the Cloud Native Compute Foundation (CNCF), who partners with many cloud services and cloud providers.

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How Apple's Intelligent Tracking Prevention in Safari Works

by Daniel Bryant Follow 629 Followers on  Jun 14, 2018

The latest release of Apple’s web browser, Safari 12, will provide “Intelligent Tracking Prevention” (ITP) 2.0, which aims to reduce the ability of third-parties to track web users via cookies and other methods.

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Understanding Production with DevOps Archeology

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 Followers on  Jun 14, 2018

Lee Fox spoke at Continuous Lifecycle London about tools and methods to help make sense of today’s complex systems and infrastructure; he calls it DevOps archeology.

Culture & Methods Follow 566 Followers

Making Games for High Performing Teams

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Jun 14, 2018

The gamestorming model describes a process to create games. It provides concepts like game space, boundaries, rules, artifacts and goals, for creating compelling learning experiences in an organizational setting. Such games can be used by teams to experiment, focus on outcomes, and try out disruptive patterns.

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Oracle Proposes Deprecating Java's JavaScript Engine Nashorn

by Kesha Williams Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 14, 2018 3

Oracle announced via JDK Enhancement Proposal (JEP) 355 that the Nashorn JavaScript Engine will be deprecated and eventually removed from all future Java Development Kits (JDKs). With the rapid pace at which ECMAScript language constructs have changed, Oracle found the Nashorn JavaScript Engine challenging to maintain.

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AWS Releases Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS)

by Richard Seroter Follow 5 Followers on  Jun 13, 2018

In 2017 at re:Invent, AWS previewed a Kubernetes-based container service. Now six months later, the Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS) is generally available. It joins a crowded space of managed Kubernetes cloud services, each offering different functionality and deployment locations.

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