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Devops open source monitoring tools can reduce cost and increase uptime

Open source tools can cost-effectively help devops engineers see and correlate data from multiple data streams more easily

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TensorFlow review: The best deep learning library gets better

At version r1.5, Google's open source machine learning and neural network library is more capable, more mature, and easier to learn and use

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How to build custom middleware in ASP.Net Core

Take advantage of ASP.Net Core middleware to customize your application’s handling of HTTP requests and responses

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20 years on, open source hasn’t changed the world as promised

Most code remains closed and proprietary, even though open source now dominates enterprise platforms. How can that be?

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Rethinking your open source use policy

Actionable insights on balancing security and speed

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Troubled jQuery mobile and UI projects seek new participants

Because of diminished resources, the two JavaScript-related projects are being merged

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Julia vs. Python: Julia language rises for data science

Python has turned into a data science and machine learning mainstay, while Julia was built from the ground up to do the job

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IBM offers code patterns for AI, microservices, blockchain apps

IBM has also set up a resource exchange for bot developers

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Top 5 open source tools for MySQL administrators

Look to these excellent tools to improve CLI and web admin, SQL queries, schema migration, and replication and recovery in your MySQL environment

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Virtualenv and venv: Python virtual environments explained

Take advantage of virtual environments in Python 2 and Python 3 to manage conflicts between Python projects

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The trifecta for your next-generation database: cloud, platform-as-a-service, and open source

Why more and more organizations are shifting their next-generation database architectures to focus on solutions instead of servers, and to embrace the value of open source database technologies

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Why old-school PostgreSQL is so hip again

Postgres is old as dirt, yet over the past five years it has panned out as pure gold

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Oracle joins the serverless fray with Fn

The functions-based, open source serverless computing platform requires Docker and initially supports Java

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AWS’s Kubernetes support is a step in the right direction

Most cloud providers try to differentiate themselves through proprietary features—the opposite of what enterprises want them to do

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Open source innovation is now all about vendor on-ramps

AWS, Microsoft, and Google are all racing to figure out how to turn their innovations into open source on-ramps to their proprietary services

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Why containers will rule the cloud: the rise of Kubernetes

It’s clear we are moving in a cloud-native direction with microservices and containers. The big decision now is where to start

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Spark tutorial: Get started with Apache Spark

A step by step guide to loading a dataset, applying a schema, writing simple queries, and querying real-time data with Structured Streaming

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EE4J: Eclipse’s replacement for Java EE unveiled

Eclipse Foundation unveils nine EE4J proposals covering Java NIO, REST, web services, JSON, messaging, middleware, and WebSockets

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Blockchain shows open source’s fatal flaw—and a way forward

Open source usage has skyrocketed, but not the number of developers working on projects. Those who benefit need to pay developers to keep it all going

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What is Apache Spark? The big data analytics platform explained

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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