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Cloud Follow 56 Followers

Microsoft Introduces New Option for Cloud Data Import

by Martin Abbott Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 19, 2017 1

During the recent Microsoft Ignite conference, Microsoft introduced a public preview of a new option for moving large volumes of data to the cloud. Microsoft Azure Data Box provides a way to move data in a device that you can ship directly to a data center.

Architecture & Design Follow 619 Followers

How GitHub Uses Spokes for Cross Data-Center Replication

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 19, 2017

Micheal Haggerty, infrastructure engineer at GitHub, has published a blog explaining how GitHub has engineered Spokes, their replication system, to function over large distances. This includes reducing round trips, introducing a three-phase commit, reference update performance optimisations and various other tweaks.

Culture & Methods Follow 175 Followers

Paradoxes in Culture Change

by Ben Linders Follow 9 Followers on  Oct 19, 2017

Organizations should realize that organizational culture is an important factor in increasing agility, and then act on this realization. The desired organizational culture must be promoted by example top down; what is happening at the top of the organization concerning values, communication and customer involvement will predict what will happen in the "underlying" layers of the organization.

.NET Follow 106 Followers

First Look at Visual Studio 2017 Update 5 Preview

by Jeff Martin Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 19, 2017

Microsoft continues to quickly iterate development of Visual Studio 2017, and has just released 15.5 Preview, a look at the company’s fifth update to the popular IDE since its release. This update adds new debugging capabilities and performance improvements for C++, Visual Basic, and C#.

Development Follow 145 Followers

Rust 1.21 Improves Language Syntax and Tooling

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 18, 2017

The Rust core team has just released Rust 1.21, bringing a new language feature making literals more flexible, library stabilizations, and improved support for tools.

.NET Follow 106 Followers

Visual Studio 15.4 Released, Increasing Multiplatform Support

by Jeff Martin Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 18, 2017

The 4th update to Visual Studio 2017 has been released by Microsoft, and continues the company’s commitment to supporting .NET Standard 2.0 and Universal Windows Platform (UWP) apps. .NET Standard 2.0 support is an important part of Microsoft’s strategy for promoting cross-platform application development and code reuse.

Data Science Follow 275 Followers

Book Review Python Machine Learning - Second Edition

by Roland Meertens Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 16, 2017

The book Python Machine Learning, second edition by Sebastian Raschka and Vahid Mirjalili, is a tutorial to a broad range of machine learning applications with Python. It provides a practical introduction to machine learning. The main revision to the first edition is neural network practices. There are now five chapters that discuss neural networks, and their implementation in TensorFlow.

Development Follow 145 Followers

Google Aims to Demonstrate Quantum Supremacy with a 50-Qubit Processor

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 15, 2017

In a paper published in Nature, Google has revealed its plans to demonstrate that quantum computers can perform a computational task beyond the capability of a classical computer, a claim known as quantum supremacy. Key in Google’s plan is building a 50-qubit processors to solve quantum sampling problems.

Mobile Follow 51 Followers

Google Releases Android Instant Apps SDK 1.1

by Sergio De Simone Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 14, 2017

A few months after its introduction at Google I/O 2017, the Android Instant Apps SDK reaches version 1.1, bringing configuration APKs for binary size optimization and a new API to keep user context when transitioning to an installed app from an instant app.

Java Follow 378 Followers

JavaOne Keynote: Oracle Talks Blockchain, Bots and Serverless

by Matt Raible Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

The developer keynote at JavaOne on Tuesday focused on communication and Oracle’s cloud offering. Oracle provided an update on Oracle Developer Community, the relaunched OTN that was announced at JavaOne last year, and provided a number of demos and overviews of Oracle Cloud.

Java Follow 378 Followers

Spring Framework 5.0 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

Spring Framework 5.0, featuring a new reactive web framework, was released on September 28, 2017. With this release, Spring 5.0 has its entire codebase based on Java 8 source code level. Spring 5.0 is compatible with JDK 9 for development and deployment.

Java Follow 378 Followers

Spring Data Kay Goes GA Adding Spring Framework 5, Java 9 and Kotlin support

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 5 Followers on  Oct 13, 2017

The Spring Data releases its first major revision in eight years, including baseline of Spring 5, Java 8 and JavaEE 7. It also adds general Java 9 compatibility and Kotlin support. It provides reactive data access for Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis and Couchbase.

DevOps Follow 233 Followers

Continuous Delivery of Telecom Software at Ericsson

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 12, 2017

The telecom industry has seen changes in service delivery processes in recent years via the adoption of DevOps principles and tools. Ericsson’s talk at the DevOps Enterprise Summit 2017 in London and their and continuous delivery paper outline the challenges they faced and how they overcame them.

Cloud Follow 56 Followers

Google Cloud Releases Public Beta of Cloud IoT Core

by Martin Abbott Follow 0 Followers on  Oct 12, 2017

Google Cloud has recently released a public beta of their Cloud IoT Core service, a fully managed offering for IoT messaging and device management.

Culture & Methods Follow 175 Followers

The Spotify Model is No "Agile Nirvana"

by Ben Linders Follow 9 Followers on  Oct 12, 2017

At Spotify, management and the way the organization works support teams and agile practices by growing people. But Spotify isn’t an “Agile Nirvana”, it’s hard to reach high performance with teams that are constantly growing, changing, and splitting into new teams.

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