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PostgreSQL 11 taps LLVM and parallelization for speed boost

The powerful open source database now offers more features for data sharing, JIT-accelerated queries, and transactions inside stored procedures

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So long, JCP: Eclipse has a new Java spec process in mind

The Eclipse Foundation seeks an open source, lightweight, code-first approach to evolving enterprise Java

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How Azure became the place for open source in the cloud

Microsoft has truly embraced open source, in a radical shift rare for a big company—and developers should be very happy

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Microsoft smartens up the ML.Net machine learning API

Microsoft’s TensorFlow-compatible machine learning framework debuts a reworked API for more flexible pipelines and improved prediction performance

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What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code

Microsoft regularly updates Visual Studio Code. Keep track of the updates’ key capabilities in this changelog

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6 under-the-radar JavaScript tools you should know

Cloud provisioning, the internet of things (IoT), payments, and Node.js programming are just some of the use cases for these open source tools

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PyTorch 1.0 accelerates Python machine learning with native code

The PyTorch 1.0 release candidate introduces Torch Script, a Python subset that can be JIT-compiled into C++ or other high-speed code

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Nuitka Python-to-C compiler readies big performance gains

Nuitka 0.6 lays the groundwork for major code optimizations — and faster and more portable Python applications

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InfoWorld Bossies

Deadlines and guidelines for all InfoWorld Bossies candidates

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What’s new in Kubernetes containers

Kubernetes 1.12 adds automated provisioning of TLS client certificates for Kubelets and autoscaling on Microsoft Azure virtual machine scale sets

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Bossies 2018: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld recognizes the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, big data, and machine learning

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The best open source software for data storage and analytics

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in databases and data analytics

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The best open source software for software development

InfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners in software development

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Next.js 7 framework compiles faster, supports WebAssembly

Better error reporting and support for the React context API are also added

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LLVM 7 improves performance analysis, linking

The compiler framework that powers Rust, Swift, and Clang offers new and revised tools for optimization, linking, and debugging

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Python virtualenv and venv do’s and don’ts

Python virtual environments shine for keeping projects and conflicting packages separate. Just keep these do’s and don’ts in mind

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Business can’t win without developers, but you need more

A surprising survey shows that lack of software development capabilities is the top inhibitor to business success. So, how do you fix that?

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Interview: Craig McLuckie and Joe Beda on the value of Kubernetes

The Docker container orchestration technology fills the gap between IaaS, which is too low-level, and PaaS, which is too high-level

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