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Building Observable Distributed Systems

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Jun 12, 2018

Today's systems are more and more complex; microservices distributed over the network and scaling dynamically, resulting in many more ways of failure, ways we can't always predict. Investing in observability gives us the ability to ask questions to systems, things we never thought about before. Some of the tools that can be used for this are metrics, tracing, structured and correlated logging.

Development Follow 547 Followers

Studio 3T: SQL Exploration for MongoDB

by Jonathan Allen Follow 530 Followers on  Jun 12, 2018 5

Studio 3T offers an SQL-based user interface for MongoDB. This includes in-place data editing, query performance information, and a SQL to code converter for JavaScript (node.JS), Java, Python, and C#.

Culture & Methods Follow 577 Followers

What it Takes to Become and Remain an Adaptive Agile Leader

by Shane Hastie Follow 18 Followers on  Jun 11, 2018

Leadership at every level in an organisation and in every role, and the ability to be adaptive in leadership, are topics which have been discussed in a number of publications recently.  Adaptiveness is considered to be necessary for leadership in any domain today and remaining agile in your thinking and leadership behavior is crucial to leadership success.

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Early Details about Visual Studio 2019

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Jun 11, 2018

Microsoft’s John Montgomery has officially announced that the company is working on Visual Studio 2019. InfoQ reports on what is currently known about the successor to VS2017.

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Instana Extends AI Application Monitoring to AWS Lambda

by Helen Beal Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 11, 2018

Instana, a cloud-native provider of artificial intelligence based monitoring tools for dynamic containerized microservice applications, has extended support to include AWS Lambda, a serverless computing platform and also announced availability through the AWS Marketplace.

Development Follow 547 Followers

MIT Researchers Test Oracles and Smart Contracts on Bitcoin Lightning Network

by Kent Weare Follow 9 Followers on  Jun 11, 2018

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has revealed the results of their tests running smart contracts on the Bitcoin Lightning Network. Running smart contracts on the Bitcoin network isn’t necessarily new, however, the approach of using trusted entities called oracles with smart contracts is what makes their approach unique on the Bitcoin blockchain.

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Thanos - a Scalable Prometheus with Unlimited Storage

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 09, 2018

The Improbable engineering team open sourced Thanos, a set of components that adds high availability to Prometheus installations by cross-cluster federation, unlimited storage and global querying across clusters.

Cloud Follow 251 Followers

Amazon Neptune, a New Cloud Graph Database, Is Now Generally Available

by Steef-Jan Wiggers Follow 5 Followers on  Jun 09, 2018

A new cloud graph database, Amazon Neptune, is publically available after its limited preview launch last year. With Amazon Neptune, customers can manage their bits of data in a graph model – a semantic structure in nodes, edges, and properties.

DevOps Follow 707 Followers

Q&A with the Creator of Dockly, a Console-Based UI for Managing Docker Containers

by Matt Campbell Follow 0 Followers on  Jun 08, 2018

Dockly is an open-source alternative to the Docker CLI, which helps you manage and monitor all your Docker containers from the command line. To get a better understanding of how Dockly improves working with Docker, InfoQ spoke with the developer behind Dockly, Liran Tal, about his experience building Dockly and creating terminal-based applications.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 763 Followers

Apple Has Released Core ML 2

by Roland Meertens Follow 6 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

At WWDC Apple released Core ML 2: a new version of their machine learning SDK for iOS devices. The new release of Core ML should create an inference time speedup of 30% for apps developed using Core ML 2. An important new feature of the Core ML SDK is Create ML. Developers can create and train custom machine learning models on their mac.

AI, ML & Data Engineering Follow 763 Followers

The Lowdown on Face Recognition Technology

by Alexis Perrier Follow 1 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Facial recognition is a direct application of machine learning that is being deployed far and wide to consumers, in the industry and to law enforcement agencies with potential benefits in our daily lives as well as serious concerns for privacy. facial recognition models show above human performances but real world implementation remains problematic for some applications.

JavaScript Follow 344 Followers

Microsoft Announces JavaScript Support for Excel Custom Functions

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Microsoft recently announced a developer preview release supporting JavaScript to create custom functions directly in Excel. This addition moves beyond the existing Microsoft Office JavaScript API, which is limited to building add-ins or web applications that interact with the object models in Office host applications.

Culture & Methods Follow 577 Followers

Testing Software with Artificial Intelligence

by Ben Linders Follow 20 Followers on  Jun 07, 2018

Advances in computer vision algorithms and the application of modern artificial intelligence (AI) techniques have made writing visual tests practical. With AI in testing, autonomous testing becomes possible. The boring and rote tasks will be delegated to the AI so that the tester can do the thinking.

Mobile Follow 133 Followers

Kotlin on Android: Android KTX, Kotlin Bootcamp Udacity and More

by Diogo Carleto Follow 31 Followers on  Jun 06, 2018

Google recently presented a series of efforts to improve the Kotlin developer experience on the Android platform, including Android KTX, a Kotlin Bootcamp Udacity course, Lint support, and more.

.NET Follow 326 Followers

VS2017 15.8 Preview 2 Improves CPU Profiling, F# Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 16 Followers on  Jun 06, 2018

Microsoft's second preview of Visual Studio 2017 15.8 debuts enhancements to the CPU Profiler in the Debugging tools. Several important changes were made in its support for F#-- including faster IntelliSense and several bug fixes.

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