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Netflix Announces Genie 3

by Dylan Raithel Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 11, 2017

Netflix announced major revisions and functionality in their Big Data distributed workflow management tool, Genie 3. In its newest version, Genie 3 supports scalable, config-driven data processing executables and task pipelines.

Architecture & Design Follow 270 Followers

Susanne Kaiser on Microservices Journey from a Startup Perspective

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 10, 2017

Susanne Kaiser, CTO at Just Software, spoke at the recent QCon New York 2017 Conference about the transformation process her team went through to transition from a monolithic application architecture to microservices model.

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Scalable Chatbot Architecture with eBay ShopBot Shopping Assistant

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 09, 2017

Robert Enyedi, software engineer at eBay spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about ShopBot personal shopping assistant application. ShopBot, launched in late 2016 based on Facebook Messenger bot, leverages AI components and the eBay user data to provide shopping options in a conversational style.

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Eric Han, VP at Portworx, Speaks to InfoQ on the State of the Hyperconverged Container Market

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 07, 2017

InfoQ speaks to Portworx VP of product management, Eric Han, about the direction of the container market and differentiators between the growing number of hyperconverged container platforms in the market.

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Managing Data in Microservices

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 28, 2017 2

Randy Shoup from Stitch Fix team spoke at QCon New York 2017 Conference about managing the data and isolated persistence in Microservices based applications. He also talked about events as a first class construct for microservices.

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Enhancing Google Maps with Deep Learning and Street View

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 13, 2017 1

Google's Ground Truth team recently announced a new Deep Learning model for the automatic extraction of information from geo-located image files to improve Google Maps. This neural network model achieved a higher accuracy in processing the challenging French Street Name Signs (FSNS) dataset.

Development Follow 57 Followers

Cockroach DB Reaches 1.0

by Alex Giamas Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 01, 2017

Cockroach DB, the distributed SQL database that follows the pattern of software products being named after animals, announced earlier this month the release of its first production ready version, 1.0. In this article we take a look in Cockroach, how it compares to Google Spanner and how we can start using it in development and production based systems.

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Facebook Publishes New Neural Machine Translation Algorithm

by Roland Meertens Follow 0 Followers on  May 24, 2017

Facebook’s Artificial Intelligence Research team published research results using a new approach for neural machine translation (NMT). Their algorithm scores higher than any other system on three established machine translation tasks.

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Developing Virtual Assistant Apps with Amazon Lex and Polly Deep Learning Technologies

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  May 22, 2017

Greg Bulmash from Amazon spoke at the OSCON 2017 Conference last week about developing your own virtual assistant applications using Amazon's Lex and Polly technologies.

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Apache Metron Graduates to Top-Level Project

by Dylan Raithel Follow 2 Followers on  May 18, 2017

Hortonworks and Apache announce graduation of Metron, a realtime big data security platform to top-level project at the ASF.

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Confluent Cloud, Apache Kafka as a Service in AWS

by Alex Giamas Follow 0 Followers on  May 18, 2017

Apache Kafka is a distributed, fault-tolerant pub sub messaging soltuion, originally developed by LinkedIn and open sourced. Confluent was formed by former LinkedIn engineers in the Kafka development group and today announced Confluent Cloud, a fully hosted and managed Apache Kafka as a Service in AWS. We also take a look at Confluent's second annual Streaming Data report and its findings.

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Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) Released in Preview: In-Memory Cache for Read-Intensive Workloads

by Daniel Bryant Follow 13 Followers on  May 16, 2017

AWS has released Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) in preview, a fully managed write-through caching service that sits logically in front of DynamoDB tables in order to improve performance for read-intensive workloads. DAX is API-compatible with DynamoDB, meaning that existing applications will not have to be re-written to take advantage of DAX.

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Dani Traphagen on Next Phase of Distributed Systems with Apache Ignite

by Srini Penchikala Follow 6 Followers on  May 15, 2017

Dani Traphagen from GridGain spoke at OSCON 2017 Conference about Apache Ignite platform. She talked about the paradigm shift in viewing the disk as a bottleneck, the decreasing costs of memory and how to optimize toward the cache, leveraging it for microservices architectures with the open source project Apache Ignite.

Development Follow 57 Followers

MongoDB Atlas Expands AWS Footprint

by Alex Giamas Follow 0 Followers on  May 02, 2017

MongoDB, as one of the most popular NoSQL databases and a non-relational database used in many cases in Web based systems, has grown along side PaaS and IaaS providers' growth. DBaaS with MongoDB as the backing database is available since early versions on Heroku. MongoDB Atlas has just announced availability in 14 AWS regions with local storage available in Americas, EMEA and APAC.

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Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference 2017: Day Two Recap

by Michael Redlich Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 30, 2017

Day Two of the 12th annual Emerging Technologies for the Enterprise Conference was held in Philadelphia. This two-day event included keynotes by Blair MacIntyre (augmented reality pioneer) and Scott Hanselman (podcaster), and featured speakers Kyle Daigle (engineering manager at GitHub), Holden Karau (principal software engineer at IBM), and Karen Kinnear (JVM technical lead at Oracle).

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