In this issue of The Morning Paper Quarterly Review Adrian Colyer looks at how simple testing can avoid catastrophic failures, symbolic reasoning vs. neural networks, how to infer a smartphone password via WiFi signals, how and why Facebook does load testing in production, and automated SLOs in enterprise clusters.
This eMag looks at data science from the ground up, across technology selection, assembling raw and unstructured data, statistical thinking, machine learning basics, and the ethics of applying these new weapons.
For this Reactive Java emag, InfoQ has curated a series of articles to help developers hit the ground running with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental reactive concepts, followed by a case study/strategy for mi- grating your project to reactive, some tips and tools for testing reactive, and practical applications using Akka actors.
Adrian Colyer reviews five computer science papers which cover DBSherlock, how Google organises datasets, relaxing the majority quorum requirement in the Paxos Consensus algorithm, the key paper Netflix first looked to for principles on which to build its cloud architecture, and decomposing systems in modules.
The JHipster Mini-book is a guide to getting started with hip technologies today: AngularJS, Bootstrap and Spring Boot. This book shows you how to build an app with JHipster, and guides you through the plethora of tools, techniques and options you can use. Furthermore, it explains the UI and API building blocks so you understand the underpinnings of your great application.
This eMag focuses on the current state of NoSQL databases. It includes articles, a presentation and a virtual panel discussion covering a variety of topics ranging from highly distributed computations, time series databases to what it takes to transition to a NoSQL database solution.
This eMag takes a look back at five of the most popular presentations from the Architectures You’ve Always Wondered About track at QCons in New York, London and San Francisco, each presenter adding a new insight into the biggest challenges they face, and how to achieve success. All the companies featured have large, cloud-based, microservice architectures, which probably comes as no surprise.
The C# programming language was first released to the public in 2000. and since that time the language has evolved through six releases to add everything, from generics to lambda expressions to asynchronous methods and string interpolation. In this eMag we have curated a collection of new and previous content that provides the reader with a solid introduction to C# 7 as it is defined today.
This book includes a set of cut-and-dried techniques for improving your cooperation with the business. The main goal of this publication is to give you two key skills: discovering the business needs and managing the conversation in a way that will enable you to collect precise and useful information.
Technology choices are made, and because of a variety of reasons - such as multi-year licensing cost, tightly coupled links to mission-critical systems, long-standing vendor relationships - you feel “locked into” those choices. In this InfoQ emag, we explore the topic of cloud lock-in from multiple angles and look for the best ways to approach it.
A summary of five CS papers chosen from the 55 that Adrian Colyer has reviewed for his Morning Paper blog during Q2 2016. Amongst the five papers in the magazine Colyer takes a look at how Facebook collect and analyse over 1 trillion data points per day across 2 billion unique time series, and the technology behind bots on Q&A systems like Siri, Cortana, Alexa et al.
The creation of many competing, complementary and supporting container technologies has followed in the wake of Docker, and this has led to much hype and some disillusion around this space. This eMag aims to cut through some of this confusion and explain the essence of containers, their current use cases, and future potential.