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TechWell - Software Conferences, Training, & Resources 2018-08-16 12:00:00
Government’s Federal Source Code Policy Mandates Twenty Percent Open Source
In an attempt to reduce duplicating government IT and software resources, the U.S. federal government recentlyannounced the Federal Source Code policy, which requires new custom-developed source code ...
AWS News Blog 2017-11-30 17:27:49
AWS Cloud9 – Cloud Developer Environments
One of the first things you learn when you start programming is that, just like any craftsperson, your tools matter. Notepad.exe isnt going to cut it. A powerful editor and testing pipeline supercharg ...
Google Cloud Platform Blog 2017-11-30 17:01:00
Precious cargo: Securing containers with Kubernetes Engine 1.8
Aaron Small, Product Manager, Google Kubernetes Engine and Ike McCreery, Software Engineer, Google Kubernetes Engine, With every new release of Kubernetes and Google Kubernetes Engine, we add new secu ...
AWS News Blog 2017-11-30 17:00:17
Announcing Alexa for Business: Using Amazon Alexa’s Voice Enabled Devices for Workplaces
There are only a few things more integrated into my day-to-day life than Alexa. I use my Echo device and the enabled Alexa Skills for turning on lights in my home, checking video from my, Echo Show, t ...
Kaspersky Lab official blog 2017-11-30 15:18:38
Love hurts. Possibly even on a corporate level
Work devices, whether computer or smartphone, are rarely used solely for work. They are crammed full of games, messengers, and even dating apps. Many modern businesses prefer to turn a blind eye to ho ...
EuroSTAR Huddle 2017-11-30 15:09:40
How To Implement An HTTP Web Server In Node.Js?
Being lightweight, open source, event-driven, cross-platform environment built on Google Chrome’s JavaScript V8 Engine, Node.js is used to build server-side applications with one of the most popular s ...
AWS Security Blog 2017-11-30 14:49:50
Thursday, November 30: Security, Compliance, & Identity Sessions Today at re:Invent
Today, the following Security, Compliance, & Identity sessions, workshops, and chalk talks will be presented at AWS re:Invent 2017 in Las Vegas. All sessions are in the MGM Grand and all times are loc ...
Code as Craft 2017-11-30 14:38:58
How Etsy caches: hashing, Ketama, and cache smearing
At Etsy, we rely heavily on, memcached, and, Varnish, as caching tiers to improve performance and reduce load. Database and search index query results, expensive calculations, and more are stored in m ...
James D. McCaffrey 2017-11-30 14:19:22
The Epsilon Greedy Algorithm
The epsilon greedy algorithm (often written using the actual Greek letter epsilon, as in the image below), is very simple and occurs in several areas of machine learning. One common use of epsilon gre ...
Google Developers Blog 2017-11-30 14:00:00
Introducing the AIY Vision Kit: Add computer vision to your maker projects
Posted by Billy Rutledge, Director, AIY Projects, Since we released AIY Voice Kit, we've been inspired by the, thousands of amazing builds, coming in from the maker community. Today, the AIY Team is e ...
The Official Rackspace Blog 2017-11-30 12:00:56
John Engates’ Cloud Predictions for 2018
Im lucky enough to spend a good portion of each working year with customers and speaking at conferences, where I get to hear from the best and brightest on virtually every subject related to cloud com ...
The Official Rackspace Blog 2017-11-30 11:45:48
Rackspace, Red Hat and Microsoft — Even Better Together
Just when you thought youve seen everything in the IT industry, something new comes along that you didnt expect. Thats certainly the case with the relationship between Microsoft, Red Hat and Rackspace ...
The Official Rackspace Blog 2017-11-30 11:30:12
How the Right Load Balancer Can Reduce the Cost of Your Private Cloud
Load balancers play a critical role in the world of infrastructure. They improve the performance of applications by distributing network or application traffic across the servers in your environment. ...
DevOps.com 2017-11-30 08:00:38
LightStep Unveils APM for Microservices
Various forms of application performance management (APM) platforms have been around for some time. But with the rise of microservices many IT organizations are discovering that legacy APM platforms w ...
Container Journal 2017-11-30 07:00:37
Securing the Entire Container Stack, Pipeline and Life Cycle
With the rise in popularity of containers, development and, DevOps, paradigms are experiencing a massive shift. As a result, security admins increasingly struggle to figure out how to secure this new ...
Trish Khoo consulting 2017-11-30 02:22:10
Dungeons & Dragons & Testing
Since getting into Dungeons & Dragons tabletop gaming this year, a few people in the software development and testing community have chatted to me about parallels between D&D and software development. ...
AWS News Blog 2017-11-30 01:17:14
Keeping Time With Amazon Time Sync Service
Today were launching Amazon Time Sync Service, a time synchronization service delivered over Network Time Protocol (NTP) which uses a fleet of redundant satellite-connected and atomic clocks in each r ...
AWS News Blog 2017-11-30 00:35:58
T2 Unlimited – Going Beyond the Burst with High Performance
I, first wrote about, the T2 instances in the summer of 2014, and talked about how many workloads have a modest demand for continuous compute power and an occasional need for a lot more. This model re ...
Ansible Blog 2017-11-30 00:09:29
OpenShift Ansible Broker: Available Now
Our Red Hat colleagues over on the OpenShift Container Platform team have announced the general availability of, OpenShift Ansible Broker, , which is a new way to easily orchestrate services external ...
The Netflix Tech Blog 2017-11-29 21:05:53
Using Interleaving in Online Experiments to Accelerate Algorithm Innovation at Netflix
By, Juliette Aurisset, ,, Michael Ramm, ,, JoshuaParks, The Netflix experience is powered by a family of ranking algorithms, each optimized for a different purpose. For instance, the, Top Picks, row o ...
RightScale Cloud Management Blog 2017-11-29 20:14:56
The RightScale 2017 AWS re:Invent Plugin Challenge: How RightScale Connected to the New Amazon MQ Service in 64 Minutes
Tweet Cloud providers have been innovating at an incredible clip over the past few years. This is never more evident than the week of re:Invent when AWS announces d ...
Changelog 2017-11-29 20:00:00
The Changelog 276: The Cloud Native Computing Foundation with Dan Kohn
Dan Kohn, Executive Director of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, joined the show to talk about what it means to be Cloud Native, the ins and outs of Dan's role to the foundation, how they make m ...
AWS News Blog 2017-11-29 18:35:09
Presenting AWS IoT Analytics: Delivering IoT Analytics at Scale and Faster than Ever Before
One of the technology areas I thoroughly enjoy is the Internet of Things (IoT). Even as a child I used to infuriate my parents by taking apart the toys they would purchase for me to see how they worke ...
The Daily Egg 2017-11-29 18:33:14
How to Integrate SEO and PPC Together to 3X Your Sales
Both SEO and PPC have their advantages and disadvantages for content marketers. While SEO costs less and is more sustainable, its much more challenging to attract traffic and to keep up with the conte ...
The Official Rackspace Blog 2017-11-29 18:32:27
AWS re:Invent 2017 Day 2 Recap: Getting Into the Swing of Things
AWS re:Invent is now in full swing and while we got off to a good start on day one, most if not all of theattendees have now arrived and the breakout sessions, keynotes and announcements this conferen ...
All Things Distributed 2017-11-29 18:00:00
Accelerate Machine Learning with Amazon SageMaker
Applications based on machine learning (ML) can provide tremendous business value. However, many developers find them difficult to build and deploy. As there are few individuals with this expertise, a ...
InfoQ - DevOps 2017-11-29 17:15:00
Post-Mortems Trends and Behaviors
Eric Siegler presented his findings at Velocity from analyzing data from 1000 post-mortems ran by 125 different organizations over a six month period. Main trends include the prevalence of blameless p ...
Google Cloud Platform Blog 2017-11-29 17:01:00
Introducing an easy way to deploy containers on Google Compute Engine virtual machines
By Mykola Komarevskyy, Product Manager, Google Compute Engine, Containers are a popular way to deploy software thanks to their lightweight size and resource requirements, dependency isolation and port ...
Chef Blog 2017-11-29 16:05:47
Habitat container publishing to Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)
Habitat Builder now supports publishing containers to Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR)! Habitat Builder enables users to programmatically build, export, and publish their applications and servi ...
Docker Blog 2017-11-29 16:00:00
Introducing Docker Community Leaders – Formerly Known as Meetup Organizers
As we continue to grow, weve been thinking of ways to better serve the, Docker community, and give more visibilityand recognition to the people who dont just organize events, but who also teach, mento ...