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GCP Release “kaniko”, a Tool to Build Container Images inside Unprivileged Containers or Kubernetes

by Daniel Bryant Follow 548 Followers on  Apr 17, 2018

Google has released "kaniko", an open source tool to build container images from a Dockerfile, inside a container or Kubernetes cluster. kaniko does not depend on a Docker daemon and executes each command within a Dockerfile completely in userspace. This enables building container images in environments that can't easily or securely run a Docker daemon, such as a standard Kubernetes cluster.

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IBM Looking for a Quantum "Killer App"

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 17, 2018 3

A first bunch of startups have joined IBM’s Q Network to help explore practical applications of quantum computing for business and science, writes IBM Research director Jeff Welser, looking for a quantum killer app.

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Jakarta EE Working Group Established

by Matt Raible Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 16, 2018

Future versions of the Java EE technology will be branded as Jakarta EE, and it’s currently under active development at the Eclipse Foundation. When Java EE was under Oracle’s stewardship, it used the JCP to make decisions and introduce new features. Since there’s no JCP for Java EE at Eclipse, a new process had to be established. That process is now called the Jakarta EE Working Group.

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Lean-Agile Procurement for Outsourcing

by Shane Hastie Follow 17 Followers on  Apr 16, 2018

One of the last barriers to organisations becoming agile in their operations is the procurement process. At the recent Agilia Conference, Mirko Kleiner presented on Lean-Agile Procurement, an approach to negotiating service contracts which involves procurement specialists, IT teams and suppliers, to move from a combative stance to a collaborative approach to addressing the customers’ needs.

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An Early Look at Zircon, Google Fuchsia New Microkernel

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 15, 2018

Google has published the official book about Fuchsia, its new operating systems aimed at IoT and mobile devices. Fuchsia will be based on a new microkernel called Zircon.

DevOps Follow 578 Followers

Metrics Collection from Large Scale IoT Deployments at Vivint

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 15, 2018

Vivint's engineering team built their own metrics collection platform to collect and analyze metrics from their deployed devices. The key motivation behind writing their own system was to be able to store only aggregated data and focus on its analysis, which they achieve by their Rothko project.

Development Follow 461 Followers

Git 2.17 Improves Moved Code Diffs and Object Search

by Sergio De Simone Follow 8 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

Git latest release, version 2.17, brings a multiplicity of improvements and minor new features, including better moved code coloring, finding objects in history, and more.

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What It Means to Be a Site Reliability Engineer According to a Survey from Catchpoint

by Helen Beal Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

Site Reliability Engineering intersects software engineering with IT Operations and is an approach created at Google in 2003 and described in detail in their 2016 book, Site Reliability Engineering, How Google Runs Production Systems. Digital experience intelligence provider, Catchpoint, surveyed 416 Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) with the goal of understanding what it means to be a SRE.

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WebAssembly Studio: An Online WASM IDE Tool from Mozilla

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

WebAssembly Studio is an online tool developed by Mozilla and used to compile C/C++ and Rust code into WASM.

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Amazon S3 Receives New Updates: New Storage Class and General Availability of S3 Select

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 13, 2018

Amazon S3 recently received new updates to its service: a new storage class S3 One Zone-Infrequent Access (Z-IA) Storage Class and S3 Select capability, now generally available for customers. With S3 Select, customers can get a subset of data faster, while the new storage One Zone IA class is a low-cost option for retrieving infrequent data.

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D3 Announces 5.0 Release of SVG, Canvas, and HTML Library for Manipulating Data

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 2 Followers on  Apr 12, 2018

The D3 team has announced their 5.0 release, which embraces several newer asynchronous patterns such as promises and fetch, and updates key visualization APIs.

Culture & Methods Follow 484 Followers

Software Engineering for Creativity, Collaboration, and Inventiveness

by Ben Linders Follow 18 Followers on  Apr 12, 2018

A software engineering discipline must be iterative, based on feedback, incremental, experimental, and empirical. Craftsmanship is not sufficient; engineering is an amplifier, it enhances creativity, collaboration, and inventiveness. Continuous delivery is grounded in engineering principles.

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Kayenta: An Open Source Canary Analysis Tool from Netflix and Google

by Abel Avram Follow 5 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

Kayenta is an open source canary analysis tool used to evaluate the readiness for production of a new version of a software.

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Dataiku's Latest Release Integrates Deep-Learning for Computer Vision

by Alexis Perrier Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

Collaborative data science platform Dataiku's latest release of its Data Science Studio includes pre-trained deep learning models for image processing. The DSS platform implements each step of a data-science project from data-sourcing and visualization to production deployment. Its machine-learning module supports standard libraries and it integrates with Hadoop and multiple Spark engines.

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Java EE Guardians Moving Forward with Jakarta EE

by Michael Redlich Follow 10 Followers on  Apr 11, 2018

Shortly after Java EE was rebranded to Jakarta EE, well-known Java EE evangelist Reza Rahman recently closed the change.org petition to declare victory in the original petition filed by the Java EE Guardians almost two years ago, in which they encouraged Oracle to move forward with Java EE 8. Rahman spoke to InfoQ about the future of the Java EE Guardians and Jakarta EE.

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