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NATS Gets Kafka-Like Log API via Liftbridge

by Richard Seroter Follow 6 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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Numerical Computing Dynamic Language Julia 1.0 Released

by Srini Penchikala Follow 36 Followers on  Aug 16, 2018

The latest version of Julia, a high-level, high-performance dynamic language for technical computing, supports language API stability and a new built-in package manager. The Julia computing team announced the release of Julia version 1.0 last week at JuliaCon 2018 in London, .

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New York Creates Task Force to Examine Automated Decision Making

by Michael Stiefel Follow 6 Followers on  Jul 31, 2018

New York City has created an Automated Decision Systems Task Force to demand accountability and transparency in how algorithms are used in city government. The final report of the task force is due in December 2019. This task force is the first in the United States to study this issue.

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Pymetrics Open-Sources Fairness-Aware Machine Learning Algorithms

by Kent Weare Follow 10 Followers on  Jul 30, 2018

Pymetrics, an AI start-up that specializes in providing recruitment services for organizations, has recently open-sourced their bias detection algorithms on Github. The tool, also known as Audit AI, is used to mitigate discriminatory patterns that exist within training data sets which influence or improve the probability of a population being selected by a machine learning algorithm.

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Google Cloud Platform Release Edge TPU and Cloud IoT Edge

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 30, 2018

Google announced it would bring two new products to their cloud platform to aid customers in developing and deploying their devices. These products are the Edge TPU, a new hardware chip, and Cloud IoT Edge, an expansion of the Google Cloud AI capability for gateways as well as connected devices.

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Google Cirq: a Python Open Source Library for Quantum Computing

by Sergio De Simone Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 29, 2018

Cirq aims to make it easier to write, manipulate, and optimize quantum algorithms for noisy intermediate scale quantum (NISQ) computers. Cirq also enables the execution of those programs on a local simulator and is designed to support future quantum hardware and quantum cloud processors.

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Q&A with Saumitra Buragohain on Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0

by Rags Srinivas Follow 11 Followers on  Jul 19, 2018

InfoQ caught up with Saumitra Buragohain, senior director of Product Management at Hortonworks, regarding Hadoop in general and HDP 3.0 in particular.

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MongoDB Database Tool, dbKoda, Offers Enhanced User Experience and Performance Lab in Version 1.0

by Michael Redlich Follow 14 Followers on  Jul 16, 2018

Less than a year after its initial release, Southbank Software recently released a milestone version 1.0 of their flagship product, dbKoda, an open source database development tool for MongoDB. Based on user feedback, the user interface was redesigned to include a variety of new features. Guy Harrison, CTO at Southbank Software, spoke to InfoQ about this latest release.

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A Team's Transformation from Software Development to ML: Golestan Radwan at QCon NY

by Srini Penchikala Follow 36 Followers on  Jul 12, 2018

As companies start to add Big Data and Machine Learning initiatives to their project portfolios, they face several challenges including the teams' transition from software engineering to data engineering and machine learning. Golestan "Sally" Radwan spoke at QCon New York 2018 Conference about her experience in leading a traditional software engineering team on a machine learning/AI journey.

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GPUs on Google's Kubernetes Engine Are Now Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Jul 07, 2018

Google announced the general availability of GPUs in their Kubernetes Engine (GKE). Together with the recent GA of 1.10 version of GKE customers can land their machine learning (ML) workloads on to it and leverage the massive processing power of the GPUs.

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QCon NY: Jonas Bonér on Designing Events-First Microservices

by Srini Penchikala Follow 36 Followers on  Jul 05, 2018

Events-first domain driven design (DDD) and event streaming are critical in developing a resilient and scalable microservices architecture. Jonas Bonér from LightBend engineering team spoke at QCon New York 2018 Conference last week about the events-first design.

Mobile Follow 155 Followers

Flutter Release Preview 1 Supports ML Kit and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 38 Followers on  Jul 04, 2018

Google recently announced Flutter Release Preview 1. Flutter is an open-source framework for cross-platform app development for both iOS and Android. Flutter Release Preview 1 includes support for hardware keyboards and barcode scanners, video recording, ML Kit, an update to the Flutter extension for Visual Studio Code, and more.

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Electric Cloud Launches Predictive Analytics for DevOps

by Helen Beal Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 03, 2018

ElectricFlow DevOps Foresight uses deep learning to identify patterns in release pipelines, gauge the likelihood of software release success and make recommendations in order to incrementally improve pipeline performance and application quality.

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Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Azure SQL Data Sync

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 7 Followers on  Jun 30, 2018

Microsoft announced the general availability (GA) of Azure SQL Data Sync, a service allowing customers to synchronize data between Azure SQL Databases and any of other SQL endpoints unidirectionally or bidirectionally. Furthermore, this release includes a few new capabilities in configuration, faster database schema refresh, and a more secure data synchronization process.

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Distributed Messaging Framework Apache Pulsar 2.0 Supports Schema Registry and Topic Compaction

by Srini Penchikala Follow 36 Followers on  Jun 25, 2018

The latest version of open-source distributed pub-sub messaging framework Apache Pulsar enables companies to move “beyond batch” by acting on data in motion. Streamlio recently announced the availability of Apache Pulsar 2.0 streaming messaging solution. The new version supports Pulsar Functions, Schema Registry and Topic Compaction.

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