New language expands on Google's Go

New language expands on Google's Go

The Have project uses Go's toolchain, but sports a different syntax and makes key additions to the language

09/23/16

New Red Hat project looks a lot like a Docker fork

New Red Hat project looks a lot like a Docker fork

The new OCID project places a variant of the Docker runtime directly into Kubernetes

09/22/16

CouchDB 2.0 adds clustering and an easier query language

CouchDB 2.0 adds clustering and an easier query language

The latest release of the NoSQL database lowers the bar to entry with an easier-to-use query language, and adds clustering to provide scale-out power

09/21/16

Who's No. 1 in open source? Microsoft!

Who's No. 1 in open source? Microsoft!

When the heart of your business is about delivering cloud services, it's easy to love open source

09/21/16

Hybrid cloud hardware: Old-school IT in a new wrapper

Hybrid cloud hardware: Old-school IT in a new wrapper

As the public cloud becomes more powerful and flexible, old-school IT outfits like IBM are hustling dedicated hybrid cloud hardware for reasons that get harder to justify

09/20/16

Why Oracle won't beat Amazon

Why Oracle won't beat Amazon

Sure, Oracle has made serious inroads in enterprise SaaS. But the company's chances in IaaS remain slim

09/20/16

Google’s Go language ventures into machine learning

Google’s Go language ventures into machine learning

A small but growing number of libraries written entirely in Go are stepping up to show that Google's language can do machine learning, too

09/19/16

Security scores for cloud companies on the way

Security scores for cloud companies on the way

Businesses will be able to use the Vendor Security Alliance-designed questionnaire to evaluate the security practices of third-party partners

09/19/16

Hands-on: Python 3.6’s speed boost matters

Hands-on: Python 3.6’s speed boost matters

Don't expect order-of-magnitude speedups from the next version of Python, but a few key benchmarks show improvement, and every bit adds up

09/19/16

New project runs Arch Linux on Windows

New project runs Arch Linux on Windows

A new tool, still in very early stages, allows Linux boot images to be run in Windows 10's experimental Linux subsystem

09/16/16

The real threat to our elections: Disinformation and doubt

The real threat to our elections: Disinformation and doubt

Hackers are working to sabotage the upcoming election, but not through the expected avenues

09/16/16

New Google API cryptographically secures Chromebooks

New Google API cryptographically secures Chromebooks

The Verified Access API uses the Trusted Platform Module to cryptographically identify and assess the security posture of Chrome OS devices

09/16/16

How MIT's C/C++ extension breaks parallel processing bottlenecks

How MIT's C/C++ extension breaks parallel processing bottlenecks

A superparallel future may need new languages, but for now there's Milk, MIT's big data acceleration system that works with tools in existing C/C++ applications

09/15/16

Apple Swift 3: Forward-looking, but not backward-compatible

Apple Swift 3: Forward-looking, but not backward-compatible

Swift 3 is a great opportunity to start fresh with the language, but if you have existing Swift codebases, be prepared to rewrite -- or dump -- them

09/14/16

Microsoft readies Azure Service Fabric on Linux, inches toward open source

Microsoft readies Azure Service Fabric on Linux, inches toward open source

Microsoft will release its microservices-centric Azure Service Fabric on Linux, but work on open-sourcing parts of the platform is still in the works

09/13/16

MySQL 8.0: More Unicode, less hassle

MySQL 8.0: More Unicode, less hassle

In its next version, the open source database addresses long-standing issues like Unicode support and the app's more accident-prone innards

09/13/16

Teradata expands analytics for hybrid cloud

Teradata expands analytics for hybrid cloud

Teradata adds features to weave together local and remote instances of its data warehousing product

09/12/16

Why Kubernetes is winning the container war

Why Kubernetes is winning the container war

It's all about knowing how to build an open source community -- plus experience running applications in Linux containers, which Google invented

09/09/16

Languages on the rise: Julia, Go, Kotlin ... and assembly?

Languages on the rise: Julia, Go, Kotlin ... and assembly?

The technical computing language Julia lands in the top 50 for the first time, while Go, Kotlin, and assembly post surprise gains

09/09/16

4 reasons broadband data caps must die

4 reasons broadband data caps must die

Recent reports about wildly inaccurate usage meter readings bolster the case against cap overage fees

09/09/16

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