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Google Announces Tensor2Tensor for TensorFlow

by Dylan Raithel Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 08, 2017

Google Brain team open-sourced Tensor2Tensor, a set of utilities and wrappers for modularizing TensorFlow workflow components to create a more portable, and repeatable environment for TensorFlow-based deep neural network programs.

Web API Follow 45 Followers

The Open API Initiative Announces the OpenAPI Specification 3.0.0

by Shelby Switzer Follow 0 Followers on  Aug 07, 2017

The Open API Initiative has announced the release of OpenAPI Specification 3.0.0.

Culture & Methods Follow 67 Followers

Technical Excellence, Organisational Design for CD, and Container Security: Agile on the Beach 2017

by Daniel Bryant Follow 12 Followers on  Aug 07, 2017

At the Agile on the Beach 2017 conference, run in Cornwall, UK, several hundred speakers and attendees gathered to discuss the latest developments within the field of agile and post-agile software development methodologies. Key takeaways from the second day included: cultivating technical excellence; organising for continuous delivery; and container security.

Cloud Follow 28 Followers

Public Preview of Azure IaaS Disaster Recovery Announced

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 07, 2017

In a recent announcement, Microsoft released details about its public preview for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) disaster recovery using Azure Site Recovery (ASR). Using the ASR service, organizations can protect IaaS workloads in one Azure region and have it replicated to a different Azure region within a geographical cluster.

Culture & Methods Follow 67 Followers

First Annual Retrospective Report Published

by Ben Linders Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 07, 2017

The First Annual Retrospective Report provides a deeper understanding of how retrospectives are used in the real world. The results indicate that retrospectives lead to improved team communication and productivity and help to create an environment of trust. Major challenges are that topics discussed cannot be solved by the team and people do not feel comfortable speaking up.

DevOps Follow 92 Followers

How Edgemesh Rolled out Its P2P Web Acceleration Service to Production

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 1 Followers on  Aug 06, 2017

Edgemesh is a P2P web acceleration service based on the WebRTC protocol suite that offloads some of the the traffic normally handled by traditional CDNs to browser-based caches shared over a P2P network. They rolled out their release to production in the last few months and shared some of their experiences.

Java Follow 112 Followers

Function-Oriented Programming with Spring Cloud Function Framework

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 2 Followers on  Aug 06, 2017 2

Spring Cloud Function is a new project that aims to promote the function as the primary unit of development. The project provides a common model for deploying function-based software across a variety of deployment platforms, including FaaS (Function as a Service) platforms like Amazon’s AWS Lambda.

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Visual Studio 2017 15.3 Preview Nears Final Release

by Jeff Martin Follow 4 Followers on  Aug 04, 2017 1

Visual Studio 2017 version 15.3 appears to be nearing release as the latest preview focuses on bug fixes. Developers interested in the latest C# 7.1 features and those working with C++ will still find lots to use in the latest Preview 7 release.

Data Science Follow 124 Followers

Q&A with Andrew Brust of Datameer Regarding Big Data's Role in AI

by Rags Srinivas Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

Rags Srinivas talks to Datameer's Andrew Brust about the larger role of Big Data in AI and how it's operationalized with SmartAI.

Cloud Follow 28 Followers

Amazon CloudWatch Events Gains Cross-Account Event Delivery

by Steffen Opel Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added cross-account event delivery to Amazon CloudWatch Events to support use cases such as the tracking of events across an entire organization and the handling of events in separate accounts to implement advanced security schemes.

Development Follow 54 Followers

IEEE Helps You Make Sense out of Programming Language Rankings

by Michael Stiefel Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017 1

Unlike other programming language surveys, the IEEE Programming Language Survey gives you the ability to interactively alter the weights on the ranking criteria. Applying 12 metrics to 10 data sources, they rank 48 languages. They also explain their design, methods, and data sources.

DevOps Follow 92 Followers

Active Management of Open Source Components Delivers Measurable Improvements Claims Sonatype Report

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

When organisations actively manage the quality of open source components in software applications they see a 28% improvement in developer productivity (through reduction in manual governance), a 30% reduction in overall development costs, and a 48% increase in application quality (as application vulnerabilities are removed early reducing their incidence in production).

Development Follow 54 Followers

Overview of Changes in Tensorflow Version 1.3

by Roland Meertens Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017 5

Although it has only been a month since the release of version 1.2.1, there have been many changes to the software in version 1.3. Developers can find an extensive release report on the Github page of Tensorflow. This article will list the most important changes developers have to know about before and after upgrading to Tensorflow v1.3.

DevOps Follow 92 Followers

Q&A with Mayank Prakash: DevOps in UK's Largest Government Department

by João Miranda Follow 2 Followers on  Jul 30, 2017

Mayank Prakash, Director General, CDO and CIO of UK’s Department for Work and Pensions told the DevOps Enterprise Summit London audience how the largest UK’s government department is moving away “from an organisation based on traditional vendor outsourcing, traditional structures and service delivery models to one with digital in its DNA”. InfoQ had the opportunity to do a Q&A with Mr. Prakash.

Cloud Follow 28 Followers

Microsoft Introduces New Azure Container Instances Service and Per Second Billing

by Kent Weare Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 30, 2017

In a recent blog post, Microsoft introduced a new container service called Azure Container Instances. This service has been positioned, by Microsoft, as a way to deliver containers with simplicity and speed, without VM infrastructure to manage.

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