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Tensorflow with Javascript Brings Deep Learning to the Browser

by Alexis Perrier Follow 0 Followers on  Apr 18, 2018

Google launched Tensorflow.js, a Javascript implementation of its open-source Tensorflow deep-learning framework during the recent TensorFlow Dev Summit 2018. Tensorflow.js enables training models directly in the browser by leveraging the WebGL JavaScript API for faster computations.

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Running .NET in the Browser with Ooui

by Jeff Martin Follow 11 Followers on  Apr 18, 2018

.NET Developers have a new way of using their programming knowledge thanks to the Ooui library. Their .NET apps can be executed straight from a web browser using web assembly. Ooui provides a new way for C# and F# programmers to deliver their work.

AI, ML and Data Engineering Follow 641 Followers

PayPal's Gimel Analytics Platform Provides Unified Data API and GSQL

by Srini Penchikala Follow 30 Followers on  Apr 17, 2018

Romit Mehta and Deepak Chandramouli from PayPal spoke at the recent QCon.ai Conference  about Gimel data analytics platform and how it can be used to commoditize data access. InfoQ spoke with Mehta and Chandramouli about the data platform and its support in the areas of security, 

Cloud Follow 223 Followers

Spring Cloud Stream 2.0 Released with Focus on Performance, Flexibility and Consistency

by Daniel Bryant Follow 548 Followers on  Apr 17, 2018

Pivotal has announced the General Availability release of the Spring Cloud Stream 2.0. This release includes a complete revamp of content-type negotiation functionality (allowing user-defined message converters), polling consumers, micrometer metrics support, enhanced Apache Kafka Streams support, and more.

Cloud Follow 223 Followers

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.

Emerging Technologies Follow 5 Followers

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.

Java Follow 713 Followers

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.

Culture & Methods Follow 483 Followers

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.

Mobile Follow 118 Followers

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 575 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 460 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.

DevOps Follow 575 Followers

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.

JavaScript Follow 278 Followers

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.

Cloud Follow 223 Followers

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.

JavaScript Follow 278 Followers

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.

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