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Architecture & Design Follow 268 Followers

Distributed Schedulers with Microservice Architectures

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 19, 2017

Martin Campbell, microservices scalability expert at DigitalOcean, talked about running a microservice based architecture with a distributed scheduler at MicroXchg Berlin 2017. He focused primarily on the problems encountered along the way, and the tradeoffs between offerings like Kubernetes, Nomad, and Mesos.

DevOps Follow 94 Followers

Docker Enterprise Edition 17.06 Released with Support for Windows Server 2016 and IBM Z Mainframe

by Daniel Bryant Follow 13 Followers on  Aug 18, 2017

Docker has released Docker Enterprise Edition 17.06, with new support for Windows Server 2016 and IBM Z mainframe. With the inclusion of support for these new platforms, the Docker Blog states that Docker EE now delivers a consistent experience across Linux, Windows, and Linux-on-mainframe applications,.

JavaScript Follow 32 Followers

Google's Puppeteer Joins Crowd of Headless Chrome Tools

by David Iffland Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 18, 2017

Google's new tool, Puppeteer, is a custom-built Node API used to control headless Chrome. It joins a number of existing community tools that solve the very painful problem of working with the Chrome DevTools Protocol. The addition of Google's tool will hopefully result in more options and capabilities for web developers.

Cloud Follow 32 Followers

AWS Release ‘SAM Local’ to Facilitate Local Build and Test of AWS Lambda Serverless Applications

by Daniel Bryant Follow 13 Followers on  Aug 18, 2017 1

AWS have released a new tool in beta, SAM Local, that makes it easy to build and test serverless AWS Lambda applications on a local dev machine. Core features provided by SAM Local include: the ability to test AWS Lambda functions locally running within Docker, a simple CLI to start a local API Gateway, and the generation of sample payloads for testing the handling of various AWS event sources.

Data Science Follow 127 Followers

Facebook Transitioning to Neural Machine Translation

by Alex Giamas Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 17, 2017

Facebook recently announced the global rollout of NMT. Switching from phrase based translation models to NMT has been rolled out for more than 2,000 translation directions and 4.5 billion translations per day. According to Facebook this provides an 11% increase in BLEU score. We will discuss how it was achieved, what it means for machine generated translation and how it fares against competition.

Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

Adopting Agile and DevOps at Wyndham Vacation Rentals UK

by Ben Linders Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 17, 2017

Embedding agile and DevOps had a positive impact on the role of QA at Wyndham; focusing effort in the earlier lifecycle stages has led to smoother releases with fewer bugs and post-production issues. Business colleagues and customers are more involved throughout the delivery cycle, making testing a shared responsibility .

Cloud Follow 32 Followers

Microsoft Ships Azure Event Grid for Unified Event Processing

by Richard Seroter Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 16, 2017

Today, Microsoft released a novel service for ingesting and processing cloud events. The Azure Event Grid takes events generated from Azure services, or custom apps, and routes them to chosen handlers.

Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

#WITBragDay on Twitter

by Susan McIntosh Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 15, 2017

One of the top trending Twitter tags this weekend was started by a woman in technology encouraging others to share their successes.

Culture & Methods Follow 68 Followers

Introducing the Diversity Section

by Susan McIntosh Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 14, 2017 29

.NET Follow 49 Followers

.NET Core 2 Released, Supports .NET Standard 2.0

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 14, 2017 1

.NET Core 2 has been released, bringing with it the highly anticipated support for .NET Standard 2.0. This release adds support for over 19,000 additional .NET API calls, significantly increasing the usefulness of .NET Core: expanded platform support, improved performance, VB support, and .NET Framework reference compatibility.

.NET Follow 49 Followers

Visual Studio 2017 15.3 Released, Adds .NET Core 2 Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 14, 2017

Microsoft has released production ready Visual Studio 2017 15.3 and it is packed with features that include frontline support for .NET Core 2. Several stability and performance fixes, and increased accessibility support are among several new additions.

JavaScript Follow 32 Followers

State of Elm 2017 Survey Results Are In

by David Iffland Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 14, 2017 1

The 2017 State of Elm Survey results are in and the data shows that the language and community are growing at a healthy clip. However, the language is probably still too new for many enterprises to rely on.

Cloud Follow 32 Followers

Microsoft Adds Root Cause Analysis and Time Exploration Updates to Azure Time Series Insights

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 13, 2017

This past April, Microsoft announced updates to their Azure Internet of Things (IoT) platform. One of the announcements that InfoQ has been tracking includes the emergence of Azure Time Series Insights (TSI). Microsoft’s Time Series Insights service is currently in public preview and Microsoft has recently added new features including Root Cause Analysis and updates to Time Exploration.

Java Follow 117 Followers

Java Still Number One, But What’s Taking Over?

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 11, 2017 5

The TIOBE index for August 2017 shows Java as the world’s most popular programming language. But among the top 20, it seems that is the same trend with all of the major programming languages. So where are developers going?

.NET Follow 49 Followers

.NET Standard 2.0 Has Been Finalized

by Abel Avram Follow 3 Followers on  Aug 11, 2017

Microsoft has announced the final version of .NET Standard 2.0 which includes over 32k APIs, a 140% increase over .NET Standard 1.6 and 400% compared to .NET Standard 1.0.

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