Businesses harbor big data desires, but lack know-how

Businesses harbor big data desires, but lack know-how

A fresh survey shows that while more companies are investing in big data, putting the results of all that processing to use remains dicey

05/24/16

Bitbucket’s Pipelines turns up the pressure on GitHub and GitLab

Bitbucket’s Pipelines turns up the pressure on GitHub and GitLab

Bitbucket outfits the code-hosting service with a continuous integration and delivery pipeline, with integrations to many major third-party services

05/24/16

Visual Basic at 25: Microsoft looks back and ahead

Visual Basic at 25: Microsoft looks back and ahead

The Silver Anniversary Celebration will include such details as forthcoming language features

05/24/16

GitLab goes heavy on Docker registry support, light on restrictions

GitLab goes heavy on Docker registry support, light on restrictions

Must container registries be standard-issue for code-hosting platforms? GitLab is about to find out, as it adds support for them across its products

05/23/16

Open source tool manages AWS Lambda apps

Open source tool manages AWS Lambda apps

The open source tool deploys, runs, and manages AWS Lambda apps from the command line, even using apps written in languages not supported directly by Lambda

05/23/16

The method behind Google's machine learning madness

The method behind Google's machine learning madness

When Google open-sourced its TensorFlow and SyntaxNet machine learning technology, it gave away its most precious intellectual property. Here's why that was smart

05/20/16

Python 3, Ruby, Rust, and JavaScript algorithms are now welcome on Algorithmia

Python 3, Ruby, Rust, and JavaScript algorithms are now welcome on Algorithmia

The service for building and hosting algorithms and monetizing them as APIs will also support the standard repositories for third-party code used by each language

05/20/16

DMCA 'reform' harbors return of SOPA

DMCA 'reform' harbors return of SOPA

Behind the music and movie lobbyists' latest efforts to rewrite the DMCA lurk the restrictive remains of SOPA and PIPA legislation

05/20/16

Open source tool watches Linux systems, containers for suspicious activity

Open source tool watches Linux systems, containers for suspicious activity

New from Sysdig, Falco alerts you to unwanted behaviors, not just in Docker apps, but throughout the system

05/19/16

Jenkins finds a new home on Microsoft Azure

Jenkins finds a new home on Microsoft Azure

The popular CI/CD solution is moving to Microsoft's cloud for its infrastructure, a possible indication of how it'll address issues of scale

05/19/16

Want to boost your salary? Learn Scala, Golang, or Python

Want to boost your salary? Learn Scala, Golang, or Python

Scala, Golang, and Python, along with big data tech like Apache Spark, reliably bolster your paycheck, according to salary-tracking site PayScale

05/17/16

Linux 4.6 boosts container security, adds OrangeFS support

Linux 4.6 boosts container security, adds OrangeFS support

The latest version of the Linux kernel also features more reliable out-of-memory handling, 802.1AE MAC-level encryption, and support for Intel memory protection keys

05/16/16

Amazon discovery service marks on-premises apps for assimilation

Amazon discovery service marks on-premises apps for assimilation

Amazon's service for surveying apps ahead of cloud migration is generally available -- but don't expect a hybrid option from the cloud giant

05/13/16

Reality bites: The Silicon Valley edition

Reality bites: The Silicon Valley edition

The perks aren't what they used to be, as tech companies adjust to a new view on business after lavishly spending as startups

05/13/16

Jenkins security patches could break plug-ins

Jenkins security patches could break plug-ins

The latest security update for Jenkins changed how build parameters are handled, impacting multiple plug-ins

05/13/16

Dear Silicon Valley: Stop saying stupid stuff

Dear Silicon Valley: Stop saying stupid stuff

Silicon Valley has its head so far in the future it can't hear the laughter in response to its over-the-top pronouncements

05/12/16

Fedora 24 beta focuses on containers and the cloud

Fedora 24 beta focuses on containers and the cloud

The desktop and server portions of Red Hat's bleeding-edge Linux distribution aren't standing still, but the cloud version hosts its biggest and boldest innovations

05/11/16

GitHub ushers in unlimited private repositories

GitHub ushers in unlimited private repositories

Both personal and organizational accounts on the code-hosting site will get unlimited private repos and a simplified pricing structure

05/11/16

Redis plants the seeds for an open source ecosystem

Redis plants the seeds for an open source ecosystem

Redis Modules help the caching and in-memory storage system work with new data structures and database behaviors

05/11/16

Microsoft will deliver open source .Net Core in June

Microsoft will deliver open source .Net Core in June

The company hopes the cross-platform implementation of .Net will draw more developers into the Windows ecosystem

05/10/16

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