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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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LinkedIn open-sources a tool to run TensorFlow on Hadoop

The Tony project uses Hadoop's native scheduler to run TensorFlow jobs, making fault tolerance and GPU usage easier

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Oracle forges a Java microservices framework

The Helidon framework supports the MicroProfile technology and is intended to make it easier to develop microservices

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TensorFlow.js puts machine learning in the browser

The WebGL-accelerated library works with the Node.js server-side JavaScript runtime, but isn’t on par with Tensorflow’s Python API

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New Python app profiler uses Rust for speed and safety

The Py-Spy profiler can profile Python applications without modifying source code, and it installs using Python’s native package management

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Jenkins CI/CD is in trouble, so its founder wants to split it up

The autonomous nature of the Jenkins community has made it unable to solve some issues, which are becoming more pronounced with the project now more than ten years old

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Linus Torvalds: Changes in hardware change Linux development

Bugs are getting more esoteric, and hardware isn’t getting faster at the same pace it used to

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PostgreSQL tutorial: Get started with PostgreSQL 10

Get up and running—and avoid the setup pitfalls—with this enterprise-class, open-source database available for all major platforms

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If you have ambition, open source at scale is essential

“No proprietary software can solve all the problems of companies that operate at the scale of Didi,” says Li Luo, technical director of big data at Didi Chuxing, the Uber of China

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What’s new in TensorFlow machine learning

Google’s TensorFlow 2.0 beta is expected later this year, with a focus on improving performance and correcting mistakes in compatibility and continuity

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ML.Net aims to provide machine learning for .Net developers

Microsoft's new machine learning framework promises high-level APIs to make model training and predictions easy, along with strong integration of .Net language features

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Get started with Rust, the language for safer code

Here’s how to get your feet wet with using Rust’s tool chain, creating projects, working with third-party code, and managing libraries

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Git might replace Mercurial for Java’s source-code management

Project Skara would provide prototypes for hosting Java Development Kit (JDK) 12

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