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Microsoft unveils Kubernetes, microservices projects

Dapr and OAM open source projects provide building blocks for microservices and a specification for cloud-native applications

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Apple to reimplement Swift compiler driver in Swift

The goal is to replace the current Swift driver with a more extensible, maintainable, and flexible Swift code base

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A2ML project automates AutoML

Common Python API for cloud-based AutoML services would allow data scientists to train their data sets against multiple AutoML models

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Microsoft and Pivotal unveil Azure Spring Cloud

The new Azure cloud service provides managed infrastructure for Spring Boot Java applications and microservices

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Facebook’s Hydra simplifies Python development

Open source framework replaces boilerplate code in complex apps with the ability to compose and override configurations

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TigerGraph launches graph database as a service

TigerGraph’s native parallel graph database designed for multi-hop analytic queries is now available as a managed service

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React Native fixes ‘broken’ reloading

New feature called Fast Refresh addresses a number of bugs that caused users to turn off ‘hot reloading‘

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Sun Microsystems founders celebrate legacy

At a recent Sun reunion, founders Scott McNealy and Bill Joy weigh in on machine learning, mobile, Facebook, and politics in tech

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What’s new in Rust 1.38

Rust was designed to make it easy to develop fast and safe system-level software; here’s what’s new

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Swift 5.1 offers module stability for binary frameworks

The update to Swift 5.1 also introduces features for library evolution and compiler and library improvements

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LLVM 9.0.0 arrives with major improvements

LLVM compiler infrastructure project delivers optimizations for memory, pattern matching, and C++

InfoWorld forrester enterprise architecture awards 2019

Nominate yourself for the 2020 Enterprise Architecture Awards

Leadership, collaboration, business smarts, tech smarts, and an agile operating model are the hallmarks of today’s high-impact EA teams

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Nim language reaches 1.0 status

Compiled, statically-typed systems programming language prizes efficiency, readability, and flexibility

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F# 4.7 brings compiler and syntax improvements

Next up for Microsoft’s functional-first language will be improvements for data analysis and machine learning uses

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Microsoft .Net Core 3.0 arrives

Latest version of Microsoft’s open source app framework goes GA with C# 8.0, Windows Forms and WPF, and lower memory consumption

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Software jobs pay twice the national average

Software.org report finds software jobs not only pay twice as much, but are growing at twice the rate of US jobs overall

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What’s new in Kubernetes 1.16

Kubernetes 1.16 brings the general availability of Custom Resource Definitions and improvements to volume management, metrics, and Windows support

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Oracle pits GraalVM against Google Go

Oracle touts the fast startup and small memory footprint of the polyglot VM, which will soon be upgraded to Java 11

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JDK 13: The new features in Java 13

Java 13 arrives with improvements to garbage collection, application class-data sharing, and text blocks

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Oracle woos Red Hat users with Autonomous Linux

Oracle Autonomous Linux is patched, updated, and tuned automatically, but only in the Oracle Cloud

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