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Data Science Follow 372 Followers

Amazon's Graph Database Neptune Supports Read Replicas, Point-in-Time Recovery and S3 backup

by Srini Penchikala Follow 17 Followers on  Dec 11, 2017

Amazon's new graph NoSQL database Neptune can be used to build and run applications that work with highly connected datasets. It also supports read replicas, point-in-time recovery, continuous backup to Amazon S3, and replication across Availability Zones (AZ).

Development Follow 217 Followers

Clojure 1.9 Brings Spec and More Language Features

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 11, 2017

As InfoQ previously reported, the most interesting new feature in the recently released Clojure 1.9 is Spec, which provides a standard and integrated system for the specification and testing of data and functions.

DevOps Follow 351 Followers

OpenStack Foundation Announces New Container Project

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 5 Followers on  Dec 11, 2017

The OpenStack Foundation announced a new container project called Kata Containers, born out of contributions from Intel’s Clear Containers and Hyper’s runV projects. The project is compatible with the Open Container Initiative (OCI) as well as Kubernetes’ Container Runtime Interface (CRI).

.NET Follow 150 Followers

Improving .NET Performance by Reducing Memory Usage

by Jonathan Allen Follow 246 Followers on  Dec 11, 2017 2

A persistent myth in .NET is that memory allocations don’t affect performance. In this report we take a look at the source of that myth and offer advice on how to reduce memory usage.

Development Follow 217 Followers

The Hottest Tech Trends in 2018 According to GitHub

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 10, 2017

Data, workflow integration, and open source tools are among the trends that Jason Warner, GitHub senior vice-president of technology, identifies as key for company success in 2018.

Java Follow 478 Followers

SpringOne 2017 - Day 2 - Juergen Hoeller on Spring's Mission

by Victor Grazi Follow 11 Followers on  Dec 07, 2017 1

The SpringOne Plaform Conference Day 2 keynote was well organized and replete with surprises, including keynotes by SpringFramework lead Juergen Hoeller and Microsoft Distinguished Engineer - one of the Gang of Four - Dr. Erich Gamma, among many notable others.

Mobile Follow 73 Followers

Final Android 8.1 Oreo Brings Oreo Go for Low-Memory Devices

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 07, 2017

A month after becoming available as a developer preview, Android 8.1 Oreo 8.1 has reached its final release. In addition to what InfoQ already reported, with Oreo 8.1 comes the new Android Oreo (Go edition) configuration that is specifically targeting low-memory devices.

Cloud Follow 108 Followers

Microsoft Announces Public Preview of IoT Edge

by Martin Abbott Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 07, 2017 1

During the recent Connect(); conference, Microsoft announced a new version of the IoT Gateway Software Development Kit (SDK) called IoT Edge to provide edge computing in IoT scenarios.

.NET Follow 150 Followers

5th Update to Visual Studio 2017 Expands Debugging Tools

by Jeff Martin Follow 6 Followers on  Dec 07, 2017

The fifth update to Visual Studio 2017 has reached general availability and brings another batch of improvements to Microsoft's popular developer tool. Version 15.5 focuses on improvements to the debugger tools, faster C#/VB solution loading times, and expanded C++17 support.

Culture & Methods Follow 275 Followers

How Do We Automate Testing?

by Ben Linders Follow 12 Followers on  Dec 07, 2017

Test automation will demand time and attention, but when done the right way, is worth the investment. Don’t overdo automation; instead, focus on the needs and requirements. Having clean and easy-to-read code is very important to keep your test suite maintainable.

Cloud Follow 108 Followers

Amazon Launches a New Message Broker Service in AWS

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 1 Followers on  Dec 07, 2017 1

At the recent re:Invent 2017, Amazon launched a new service called Amazon MQ, a managed message broker service for Apache ActiveMQ; an open-sourced, enterprise-grade message broker compatible with most industry standard protocols.

Java Follow 478 Followers

SpringOne 2017 Key Announcements

by Victor Grazi Follow 11 Followers on  Dec 06, 2017

The second annual SpringOne Platform conference had dozens of major announcements in the areas of Spring and Pivotal CloudFoundry. In this article we cover the major announcements from the keynote address by Pivotal head of cloud research, Onsi Fakhouri.

Java Follow 478 Followers

SpringOne 2017 Platform Conference - Day 1

by Victor Grazi Follow 11 Followers on  Dec 06, 2017

The second annual SpringOne Platform Conference has kicked off in San Francisco. This is a no-nonsense event with roughly 10 parallel tracks, celebrity speakers, food, drink, and lots of technology.

DevOps Follow 351 Followers

Chef Extends OpsWorks Capabilities in AWS

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 06, 2017

Chef has announced new capabilities to address application lifecycle control concerns in containers in AWS. New functionality includes Chef Automate with integrated compliance and builds on AWS OpsWorks for Chef Automate announced in 2016. OpsWorks for Chef Automate provides a managed Chef server and suite of automation tools.

.NET Follow 150 Followers

.NET WebAssembly Support an Ongoing Experiment

by David Iffland Follow 3 Followers on  Dec 05, 2017

WebAssembly now ships on by default in the four major browsers and the .NET community continues to push forward to provide .NET developers the ability to compile their to WebAssembly and run it in the browser.

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