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Microsoft adds multithreading to Node.js for compute-heavy apps

The Napa.js runtime is in development to bring C++-like performance to Node.js

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5 essential Python tools for data science—now improved

SciPy, Cython, Dask, HPAT, and Numba all have new versions that aid big data analytics and machine learning projects

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The critics are wrong about AWS’s open source approach

Open source contributions aren’t selfless charity but a virtuous intersection of corporate, user, and community benefit. Which is how AWS approaches open source

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Docker will include Kubernetes in the box

Both the enterprise and desktop editions of Docker will include Kubernetes, making the container technology easier to use in both development and production environments

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What is Grafeas? Better auditing for containers

Google's Grafeas provides a common API for metadata about containers, from image and build details to security vulnerabilities

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How to use Redis for real-time metering applications

Take advantage of the open source in-memory database’s built-in data structures and commands to simplify metering at scale

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6 essential libraries for every Python developer

Whether you're compiling Python for speed, building native UIs for Python desktop apps, or refining existing Python code, these Python projects have you covered

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The rise and predominance of Apache Spark

Recent surveys and forecasts of technology adoption have consistently suggested that Apache Spark is being embraced at a rate that outperforms other big data frameworks

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Awless tutorial: Try a smarter CLI for AWS

A guided tour of the Awless CLI for Amazon Web Services, an alternative to the AWS CLI with simpler syntax, smart defaults, and powerful templates

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11 open source tools to make the most of machine learning

Tap the predictive power of machine learning with these diverse, easy-to-implement libraries and frameworks

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Under Eclipse, changes to Java EE begin

Java Enterprise Edition's new owner is starting to make changes to how Java EE will work and be supported

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InfoWorld Bossies

Deadlines and guidelines for all InfoWorld Bossies candidates

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Guidelines for InfoWorld Bossie Award winners

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Why Ansible is the future of Red Hat—and automated devops

OpenShift gets all the attention, but the Ansible configuration automation tool for devops shows how to moving to the future seem boring

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What’s new in MySQL 8.0

Better Unicode support, better JSON and document handling, and long-requested features like window functions are part of the next big release for the popular open source database

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best machine learning tools

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for machine learning and deep learning

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best databases and analytics tools

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for large-scale search, SQL, NoSQL, and streaming analytics

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best software development tools

InfoWorld picks the top open source software for building systems and applications

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Bossie Awards 2017: The best cloud computing software

InfoWorld picks the best open source software for building and managing cloud infrastructure

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Bossies 2017: The Best of Open Source Software Awards

InfoWorld celebrates the leading open source projects for software development, cloud computing, machine learning, data storage and analytics, and security

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