ActiveState's Python taps Intel MKL to speed data science and machine learning

ActiveState's Python taps Intel MKL to speed data science and machine learning

The MKL libraries for accelerating math operations debuted in Intel's own Python distribution, but now other Pythons are following suit

05/18/17

CrateDB 2.0 Enterprise stresses security and monitoring—and open source

The open source database for processing high-speed freeform data with SQL queries now has enterprise features, available as open source for faster developer uptake

05/16/17

Waah! WannaCry shifts the blame game into high gear

Waah! WannaCry shifts the blame game into high gear

Every security crisis presents the opportunity to point fingers, but that's just wasted energy. The criminals are at fault—and we need to work together to stop them

05/16/17

Faster machine learning is coming to the Linux kernel

Faster machine learning is coming to the Linux kernel

The addition of heterogenous memory management to the Linux kernel will unlock new ways to speed up GPUs, and potentially other kinds of machine learning hardware

05/15/17

WannaCry ransomware slipped in through slow patching

WannaCry ransomware slipped in through slow patching

IT teams have a gap of several weeks between when patches are released and deployed, giving criminals time to make WannaCry a reality

05/15/17

Why snafus like HP’s keylogger will happen again

Why snafus like HP’s keylogger will happen again

The problem wasn't the length of time it took HP to respond to security researchers—it's that unreviewed code proliferates supply chains everywhere

05/15/17

4 cool Kubernetes tools for mastering clusters

4 cool Kubernetes tools for mastering clusters

Need to switch Kubernetes contexts in a flash? Want to know what pods are burning up CPU? These tools have all that covered and more

05/15/17

CoreOS's Linux platform bolsters enterprise Kubernetes features

CoreOS's Linux platform bolsters enterprise Kubernetes features

Some of the new additions to Tectonic are still in beta, but many unlock enterprise-empowering features from the latest edition of Kubernetes

05/12/17

Windows Subsystem for Linux welcomes Suse and Fedora options

Windows Subsystem for Linux welcomes Suse and Fedora options

Users will no longer be locked into Ubuntu, and they can run multiple Linux distros side by side

05/12/17

Nvidia GPU Cloud bundles frameworks and tools for AI app dev

Nvidia GPU Cloud bundles frameworks and tools for AI app dev

Nvidia's software stack for running machine learning is built to use local resources, the Nvidia DGX-1 GPU system, or GPUs in the cloud

05/11/17

Why Microsoft's Cosmos DB represents the future of cloud databases

Why Microsoft's Cosmos DB represents the future of cloud databases

Here are four reasons why there's more to Microsoft's new database as a service than minimal management and greater flexibility

05/11/17

Open source SQL database CockroachDB hits 1.0

Open source SQL database CockroachDB hits 1.0

Cockroach Labs is also offering its enterprise features as open source and trusting enterprises will pay for what they use in production

05/10/17

NoSQL, no problem: Why MySQL is still king

NoSQL, no problem: Why MySQL is still king

You'd think the advent of 'webscale' NoSQL databases would have consigned MySQL to history. But you'd be very wrong

05/10/17

Machine learning analytics get a boost from GPU Data Frame project

Machine learning analytics get a boost from GPU Data Frame project

New consortium wants to eliminate a common source of slowdowns in the machine learning pipeline by keeping data processing on the GPU

05/09/17

Microsoft rushes emergency fix for critical antivirus bug

Microsoft rushes emergency fix for critical antivirus bug

Microsoft's security team fixed a type confusion flaw in its malware engine that affects practically all of its security products

05/09/17

MapD's GPU-powered database is now open source

MapD's GPU-powered database is now open source

Horizontal-scaling and high-availability features are still for-pay only, but MapD wants its number-crunching platform to be integral to data science

05/09/17

How the Macron campaign slowed cyberattackers

How the Macron campaign slowed cyberattackers

Did the French president-elect's security team use cyberdeception techniques to fight off phishing attacks? Submitting fake credentials definitely qualifies

05/09/17

Java and C continue to decline in popularity

Java and C continue to decline in popularity

Upstart languages are creeping closer to the lead in the monthly Tiobe popularity index as software is adopted by more and more domains

05/08/17

Buckaroo brings package management to C/C++ projects

Buckaroo brings package management to C/C++ projects

Buckaroo uses Facebook's Buck build system and has its own curated repository of packages

05/08/17

Python 2 forever: 3 projects that will keep Python 2 alive

Python 2 forever: 3 projects that will keep Python 2 alive

Python 2 faces official end-of-life in 2020, but it could hang around for those who still want it or need it

05/08/17

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