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Rust 1.31 Brings the First Rust 2018 Features, Non-Lexical Lifetimes and Module Improvements

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Dec 07, 2018

Rust 1.31 is the first release that implements new features exclusive to Rust 2018 and does not guarantee source compatibility with existing code bases. Rust 2018 is a work in progress and Rust 1.31 only marks the beginning of a three year development cycle that will significantly extend the language.

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Apollo Launches GraphQL Platform and VS Code Extension

by Thomas Betts Follow 54 Followers on  Nov 09, 2018

Apollo, the company behind GraphQL, just launched their flagship product, the Apollo GraphQL Platform, described as "a complete solution for companies aiming to do GraphQL the right way."

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PortSmash is the Latest Side-Channel Attack Affecting Intel CPUs

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Nov 04, 2018 1

Researchers have devised a new kind of timing attack to steal information from a different process running on the same core with SMT/hyper-threading enabled. By carefully measuring port contention delays when sending instructions to a shared core, the researchers could recover a private key from a different process. Intel CPUs are probably not the only ones affected.

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Rust 1.30 Brings More Metaprogramming Support and Improved Modules

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Nov 02, 2018

The latest release of Rust, version 1.30, extends procedural macros by allowing them to define new attributes and function-like macros. Additionally, it streamlines Rust module system by making it more consistent and straightforward.

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Enabling Individual Growth for Business Value at Tangible

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Nov 01, 2018

When a company starts to grow, working together is not enough for new people to learn the culture. For competence growth and for developing their culture, Tangible organizes workshops, internal days of knowledge exchange, hosted events and training, and evening activities, and assigns mentors for new people. This helps them to align individual values and intentions with the corporate vision.

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Continuous Integration at Intel for the Mesa Graphics Library

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 18 Followers on  Oct 20, 2018

Mesa CI is a continuous integration system at Intel for running builds and compliance test suites for the Mesa graphics library. It runs across more than 200 systems and runs tens of millions of tests per day.

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MIT Researchers Propose DAWG Defense against Spectre and Meltdown

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Oct 20, 2018

Security researchers from MIT claim to have devised a hardware solution to prevent cache timing attacks based on speculative execution, such as Spectre and Meltdown. Their approach, named Dynamically Allocated Way Guard (DAWG), splits the processor cache in variably-sized partitions to make it impossible for processes to snoop on other processes’ cache partitions.

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Spring Release Versions 3.0.4 and 2.4.3 of Spring Web Services

by Diogo Carleto Follow 46 Followers on  Sep 27, 2018

Spring has released two versions of their Web Services project at the same time: version 3.0.4.RELEASE as the main branch of development, and version 2.4.3.RELEASE for maintenance. Both versions have been upgraded to run on Spring Framework 5.1.0 and to support Java 11.

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NGINX Interview: Enterprise Adoption of Software Load Balancing, API Gateways, and Service Meshes

by Daniel Bryant Follow 824 Followers on  Sep 21, 2018

InfoQ recently sat down with Rob Whiteley, Sidney Rabsatt, Liam Crilly from NGINX, and discussed their views on the future of networking and data center communication. NGINX aims to be a “trusted advisor” and provide an “easy on-ramp” for enterprises looking to leverage software load balancers, ingress gateways, and service meshes, as is appropriate to their current technology landscape and goals.

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

by Srini Penchikala Follow 41 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.

Emerging Technologies Follow 100 Followers

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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Compliance in an Agile World

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Sep 14, 2018

Compliance is about making sure that you are doing the right thing and being able to prove it. With agile and frequent deliveries, you need to build compliance into the process of delivery. Making compliance obligation part of the thing that DevOps teams own increases the likelihood of success.

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Vaughn Vernon: The Reality of Being Cloud-Native and Reactive

by Jan Stenberg Follow 39 Followers on  Aug 31, 2018 4

Reactive, Streaming and NoSQL are important concepts today and can be very useful, and sometimes considered compulsory for cloud-native applications, but Vaughn Vernon emphasizes in a blog post that not all systems within in a company must use all these concepts to achieve the full benefits of the cloud.

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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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Intel Discloses New Speculative Execution Vulnerability L1 Terminal Fault

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Aug 17, 2018

Intel has disclosed a new speculative execution side channel vulnerability, dubbed L1 Terminal Fault, that could potentially leak information residing in the processor L1 data cache. Mitigations are already available, according to Intel, based on its latest Microcode Updates and corresponding updates to operating systems and hypervisor stacks.

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