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The Road to Micronaut 1.0 - A JVM-Based Full-Stack Framework

by Michael Redlich Follow 15 Followers on  Oct 19, 2018 6

A year in the making, the road to Micronaut 1.0 has accelerated within the past three weeks as Object Computing (OCI) has published release candidates RC1, RC2 and RC3. Micronaut is a full-stack JVM-based framework for creating microservice-based applications that can be written in Java, Groovy, and Kotlin. Graeme Rocher, principal software engineer at OCI, spoke to InfoQ about Micronaut 1.0.

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William McKnight on Data Platforms and Creating a Modern Data Architecture

by Srini Penchikala Follow 38 Followers on  Oct 15, 2018

William McKnight gave a keynote presentation last week at Data Architecture Summit 2018 Conference on creating a modern data architecture using different data platforms.

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New Git Submodule Vulnerability Patched

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Oct 10, 2018

The Git community has disclosed a security vulnerability affecting the clone and submodule commands that could enable remote code execution when vulnerable machines access malicious repositories. The vulnerability, which has been assigned CVE–2018–17456 by Mitre, has been fixed in Git 2.19.1.

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NVIDIA Announces RAPIDS, Medical Image Application, and a Driving Simulator for Autonomous Vehicles.

by Roland Meertens Follow 8 Followers on  Oct 10, 2018

Today Jensen Huang, CEO of NVIDIA, gave a keynote at the GPU Technology Conference 2018 in Munich. He announced RAPIDS, an open-source CUDA accelerated toolkit that can help data scientists to faster process their data. They announced a partnership to work on medical imaging. They announced a self-driving car simulator that car manufacturers can use for verification of autonomous vehicles.

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QCon SF 2018 (Nov 5-7) International Software Conference: Tracks, Workshops and Highlights

by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 Followers on  Oct 05, 2018

QCon San Francisco, the 12th annual software conference that attracts attendees from all over the world, returns to the Silicon Valley area November 5-7, 2018. With 32 days before the conference, 75% of the individually curated talks have been confirmed. The remaining talks are expected to be finalized over the next few weeks.

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Tracks Announced! QCon London 2019 (March 4-8, 2019)

by Wesley Reisz Follow 17 Followers on  Oct 04, 2018

QCon returns to London for the 13th annual software conference March 4-6, 2019. The topics for this year’s conference have been announced: Architecture, Chaos, JavaScript, Performance and many more.

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Robot Operating System Comes to Windows

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Oct 03, 2018

Robot Operating System (ROS), a meta-operating system for robot development, is now available on Windows 10. Microsoft’s initial, experimental build, dubbed ROS1, is integrated within Visual Studio and includes a full port of ROS Core and several modules. According to Microsoft, ROS on Windows will evolve to include full integration with GPU-based machine learning and Azure IoT Hub.

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Netflix Keystone Real-Time Stream Processing Platform

by Alex Giamas Follow 10 Followers on  Sep 30, 2018

Netflix recently published a post in their tech blog discussing the design considerations and insights of Keystone, their Real-time stream processing platform. Keystone has been operational since December 2015 and has grown significantly over the years as Netflix subscribers have grown from 65 to over 130 million in the past 3 years. This article follows on the latest state of Keystone platform...

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Alexa Smart Home Skills Gain Flexibility with New API

by Sergio De Simone Follow 18 Followers on  Sep 24, 2018

The latest update to Amazon Smart Home Skill API, available as a preview, introduces new capabilities that can be used as building blocks to model device settings or features. Additionally, Smart Home skills have gained greater flexibility by enabling the use of custom intents.

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Confluent Platform 5.0 Supports LDAP Authorization and MQTT Proxy for IoT Integration

by Srini Penchikala Follow 38 Followers on  Sep 17, 2018

Confluent Platform 5.0, the enterprise streaming platform built on Apache Kafka, supports LDAP authorization, Kafka topic inspection, and Confluent MQTT Proxy for Internet of Things (IoT) integration.

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Intelligent Automation on Pace for Explosive Growth, But Organizational Challenges Prevalent

by Kent Weare Follow 11 Followers on  Sep 16, 2018

In a recent KPMG study, the professional services organization published a report on the growth of Intelligent Automation. The report suggests that overall spend will reach $232 billion by 2025, compared to $12.4 billion which is spent today. But, this expected growth comes with many challenges, including tool maturity, skilled labor and organizational change management.

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Microsoft Pushes New Azure Offerings into the High-Performance Computing Market

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 14, 2018

Microsoft is entering the high-performance computing (HPC) market with their announcement of the general availability of Azure CycleCloud, a tool for creating, managing, operating, and optimizing HPC clusters of any scale in Azure. Furthermore, Microsoft announced it would support NVIDIA GPU Cloud (NGC).

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Data Artisans Announces Serializable ACID Transactions on Streaming Data

by Eldert Grootenboer Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 12, 2018

Data Artisans has announced the general availability of Streaming Ledger, which extends Apache Flink with capabilities to perform serializable ACID transactions across tables, keys, and event streams. The patent-pending technology is a proprietary add-on for Flink and allows going beyond the current standard where operations could only consistently work on a single key at a time.

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California Creates Consumer Privacy Act

by Michael Stiefel Follow 6 Followers on  Aug 31, 2018

California has enacted the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) of 2018 which, starting on January 1, 2020, would grant consumers several rights with respect to information about them that businesses collect, store, sold, and share. This is the first legislation of its kind in the United States.

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NATS Messaging System Gets Kafka-Like Log API via Liftbridge

by Richard Seroter Follow 8 Followers on  Aug 20, 2018

Joining the hot event-driven technology space is Liftbridge, an open-source project that extends the NATS messaging system with a scalable, Kafka-like log API. InfoQ spoke to creator Tyler Treat to learn more about the project, and the changing nature of data integration.

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