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Culture & Methods Follow 68 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 93 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 114 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.

.NET Follow 49 Followers

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 126 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 31 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 57 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 93 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 57 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 93 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 31 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.

DevOps Follow 93 Followers

Hiscox CTO Emphasises DevOps Is about Survival

by Helen Beal Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 29, 2017

Hiscox's CTO talks about cloud strategy, DevOps and getting ops on board these changes.

Architecture & Design Follow 266 Followers

Netflix: Application DDoS Protection in Microservice Architectures

by Andrew Morgan Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 29, 2017

Strategies for mitigating application DDoS in microservice architectures have just been published in a blog by Netflix. It includes an overview of how to identify requests which trigger these attacks, how to test them with their open source Repulsive Grizzly and Cloud Kraken frameworks, and finally some best practices for protecting a system from them.

Architecture & Design Follow 266 Followers

Process Managers in Event-Based Systems

by Jan Stenberg Follow 5 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017 1

Publishing events to notify about changes in a domain keeps different domains decoupled from each other, but if there really is a logical flow of events it becomes implicit and hard to follow. A better solution is to use a Process Manager to keep track of the overall process, Bernd Rücker stated in his presentation at this year’s DDD eXchange conference.

Cloud Follow 31 Followers

AWS Web Application Firewall: Bolt-on Security for Insecure Websites

by Elton Stoneman Follow 0 Followers on  Jul 28, 2017

AWS Web Application Firewall inspects traffic coming into your web application, looking for suspicious activity. It can pass good requests onto your application and block requests that match common attack vectors - like SQL injection. WAF can add a layer of security onto an existing application without changing the app.

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