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The 'AI tax' on AI-enabled applications in the cloud

The 'container tax' means companies pay more to use containers in the cloud. Applications with artificial intelligence are no different. Make sure AI is worth it.

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How ChatGPT will enable the 100x programmer

ChatGPT gives programmers (and doctors, teachers, researchers, etc.) superpowers to develop, communicate, and iterate on their ideas. Those who focus on testing its possibilities rather than its limits will have the early advantage.

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What is Apache Spark? The big data platform that crushed Hadoop

Fast, flexible, and developer-friendly, Apache Spark is the leading platform for large-scale SQL, batch processing, stream processing, and machine learning.


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MariaDB SkySQL adds serverless analytics, cost management features

The new release of the managed database as a service removes the need for extracting, transforming, and loading data by adding a ‘serverless’ layer powered by Apache Spark SQL.

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JetBrains updates IDEs for Java, JavaScript, Ruby

Improvements to the IntelliJ IDEA, WebStorm, and RubyMine IDEs range from smoother zooming and navigation to faster code completion, dependency resolution, and Git commits.

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How to use the rate limiting middleware in ASP.NET Core 7

Take advantage of the new rate limiting middleware in ASP.NET Core 7 to protect against malicious attacks on your applications and ensure equitable use of server resources.

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Intro to tRCP: Integrated, full-stack TypeScript

The tRCP project brings together strong typing with server-side JavaScript capabilities in a single client-server interaction protocol. Let's see how it works.

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Google ambushes on-prem PostgreSQL with AlloyDB Omni

Google is previewing a downloadable, ML-tuned version of its PostgreSQL-compatible AlloyDB, which it claims is 2x faster than standard Postgres for transactional workloads and 100x faster for analytical queries.

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Working with Azure’s Data API builder

Add REST and GraphQL APIs to any database with a handy .NET CLI tool.

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Regex: Processing patterns in text

Regular expressions are built into many programming languages and used to match, search, and transform patterns of text in your programs. Get started with Regex.


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Generational garbage collection promises to boost Java performance

Generational Z Garbage Collector would lower garbage collection CPU overhead, lower heap memory overhead, and reduce the risk of allocations stalls, OpenJDK proposal says.

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From ‘cloud washing’ to ‘AI washing’

The marketing games continue. AI is the new spin causing a great deal of confusion in the world of cloud computing.

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From the 10x developer to the 10x team

Building an elite development team starts with abandoning the fantasy of the 10x developer and embracing a more modern approach to developer productivity.

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YugabyteDB Managed adds managed command line interface

The new updates to the managed version of Yugabyte’s open source distributed SQL database include support for AWS PrivateLink, improved observability, and faster scalability.

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GitHub Copilot X will tap ChatGPT-4

Future version of GitHub’s AI-powered programming assistant, now in limited preview, will add a chat interface and extend to pull requests, docs, and the command line.