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The forces behind enterprise cloud spending trends

After a small decline in 2021, cloud spending is up again, but perhaps not for the reasons we expected, which are often based on faulty assumptions.


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What is Google Cloud Anthos? Managed Kubernetes everywhere

Google’s Anthos promises a single, consistent way of managing Kubernetes workloads across on-prem and public cloud environments


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JDK 18: The new features in Java 18

Due in March 2022, Java 18 will incubate a vector API, preview pattern matching for switch statements, adopt UTF-8 as the default character set, and include a simple web server.


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Understand Diffie-Hellman key exchange

The Diffie-Hellman algorithm was a stunning breakthrough in cryptography that flew in the face of the conventional wisdom that keys must be kept fully private to achieve security. Here’s how it works.


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Faker NPM package back on track after malicious coding incident

A new group of maintainers is proceeding with an ‘official’ version of the Faker JavaScript library after the previous maintainer went rogue.


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Securing Azure Kubernetes networking with Calico

With a few lines of YAML, Calico will keep watch as you build application-controlled networking.


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Airtable review: Flexible low-code/no-code in the cloud

Airtable is a powerful combination of relational database capabilities, a variety of development environments for different skill levels, and hundreds of templates and add-ins for common use cases.


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What’s new in Rust 1.58

Rust was designed to make it easy to develop fast and safe system-level software. Here’s what’s new.


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Suse open sources NeuVector container security platform

After acquiring NeuVector last year, Suse wasted no time in open sourcing the ‘full lifecycle’ container security platform for all Kubernetes users.


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The lowdown on industry clouds

This new trend is an old trend. Industry-specific services are now being offered by the big cloud providers, giving companies more benefits with less risk.


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A new kind of old-school software testing

Like unit testing, modern integration testing offers a way of testing complicated software interactions.


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4 models for escalating access permissions during emergencies

Just-in-time permissions for operational staff are a security best practice. But how do you manage them for incidents and outages?


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Parcel CSS parser offered as performance enhancer

The new tool was written in the Rust language and provides speed and minification.


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View cloud architecture through a new optimization lens

Just getting a cloud deployment to work is no longer the goal. Focus on new metrics and approaches to build and deploy an optimal solution.


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IPython REPL update advances code formatting

The new version of the tool also emphasizes error traceback and auto-suggestions.