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InnerSource: A better way to work together on code

How using open source methods to develop proprietary software increases project efficiency, code quality, and developer happiness

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O’Reilly pulls the plug on in-person events

The company believes the events business is ‘forever changed’ due to the coronavirus pandemic, so is moving its conferences online

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9 offbeat databases worth a look

Plain old MySQL or MongoDB not doing the job? See if these unique offerings meet your needs

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LLVM 10 bolsters Wasm, C/C++, and TensorFlow

The latest version of the language development toolkit improves parallelism in Wasm and adds a sublanguage that aids machine learning

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WTH? OSS knows how to WFH IRL

If distributed teams could build something as great as Linux, then perhaps working from home could work for you

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Istio 1.5 taps WebAssembly to power extensions

The Kubernetes service mesh project now uses the new web-native binary system to expand its capabilities

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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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What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.43

Microsoft updates Visual Studio Code monthly. Keep track of the latest new features and improvements in this changelog

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What is LLVM? The power behind Swift, Rust, Clang, and more

Learn how the compiler framework for programmatically generating machine-native code has made it easier than ever to roll new languages and enhance existing ones

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Containers march into the mainstream

After years of experimentation, enterprises are going all-in with containers and microservices, building and updating better apps at a faster clip than ever before

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Apache Brooklyn 1.0 arrives for autonomic cloud computing

Open source toolkit blueprints on-prem or cloud apps and reacts to health metrics to repair or scale them

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Should open source be ethical?

At present, software licenses that prohibit socially harmful or unethical uses cannot be considered open source. Should we change that?

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Kubeflow 1.0 solves machine learning workflows with Kubernetes

Google's machine learning toolkit for Kubernetes helps data scientists manage machine learning workflows and deploy and scale models in production

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Open source companies are thriving in the cloud

It turns out open source didn’t need a different license or business model, but to get smarter about cloud computing

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CouchDB 3.0 puts safety first

The latest edition of the popular NoSQL database installs locked down by default, and offers partitioning, search, and performance improvements

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Open source should learn from Linux, not MySQL

When a single vendor owns an open source project, expect the community to look for alternatives

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Microsoft’s Scalar speeds up Git

Free open source app for Windows and macOS accelerates Git commands for large repositories

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Microsoft speeds up PyTorch with DeepSpeed

A new open source project from Microsoft accelerates PyTorch machine learning without major code rewrites

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