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Managing State in Serverless

Managing State in Serverless Gwen Shapira, a product manager at Confluent, has been moving data around for over 20 years. Co-author of “Kafka: The Definitive Guide,” Shapira regularly presents on stream processing, Apache Kafka, data integration and event driven architectures. At Serverless Days NYC recently, she shared her thoughts on…
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What’s Behind Port Smash? – Computerphile

What’s Behind Port Smash? – Computerphile The Port Smash exploits Hyperthreading and timings to work out what other programs are doing. Dr Steve Bagley looks at how. Spectre & Meltdown: https://youtu.be/I5mRwzVvFGE Out of Order CPUs: https://youtu.be/_qvOlL8nhN4 Zig Zag Decryption: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yxx3Bkmv3ck Physics of Computer Chips: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkLAhU74f3s&t=74s Digital Images: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06OHflWNCOE&t=12s Deadly Truth…
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What’s New in Swift 4.2?

What’s New in Swift 4.2? What You’ll Be Creating The second update release to Swift of 2018, Swift 4.2 introduces some great improvements to the language. Read this post to learn how they can help you write even better code. Included in this version’s list of improvements: SE-0194: Adds CaseIterable protocol to…
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11 Best Courses to Learn to Create A WordPress Theme or Plugin

11 Best Courses to Learn to Create A WordPress Theme or Plugin Do you want to take your WordPress skills to the next level and learn to create your own themes and plugins? Well, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve compiled 11 of the best WordPress coding courses on…
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6 Best Practices for High-Performance Serverless Engineering

6 Best Practices for High-Performance Serverless Engineering Stackery sponsored this post. When you write your first few lambdas, performance is the last thing on your mind. Permissions, security, identity and access management (IAM) roles and triggers all conspire to make the first couple of lambdas, even after a “hello world”…
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OpenStack Foundation Expands into Open Infrastructure

OpenStack Foundation Expands into Open Infrastructure The OpenStack Foundation is extending beyond its core mission of providing support for the OpenStack private cloud software, with the aim of fostering the growth of open infrastructure software, a scope that would include not only OpenStack itself but integrations with, and perhaps even…
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Getting Your Database Onboard with DevOps

Getting Your Database Onboard with DevOps Oren Eini Oren Eini, CEO and founder of Hibernating Rhinos, has more than 20 years of experience in the development world with a strong focus on the Microsoft and .NET ecosystem. Recognized as one of Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professionals since 2007, Oren is also…
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0-0x Controversial PEPs You (Probably) Never Heard Of

Controversial PEPs You (Probably) Never Heard Of Some PEPs never made it; others were quite controversial. Watch this talk to lean about these Python PEPs. EVENT: PyCon AU 2018 PERMISSIONS: Original video was published with the Creative Commons Attribution license (reuse allowed). CREDITS: Original video source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNkbmu4e3MA&t=1620s View on YouTube

Erica Windisch: Why Foundations Are a ‘Disaster’  

Erica Windisch: Why Foundations Are a ‘Disaster’   Alex Williams, the founder, and editor-in-chief of The New Stack sat down with Erica Windisch, to learn about her background, upbringing, and her evolution as the co-founder and CTO of IOpipe. Windisch grew up in Levittown, Pennsylvania in a middle-class family. She…
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8 Architectural Considerations to Keep in Mind About Microservices

8 Architectural Considerations to Keep in Mind About Microservices Bich Le Bich Le is co-founder and Chief Architect at Platform9. In 14 years at VMware as Principal Engineer, Bich enhanced x86 virtualization performance, developed P2V Migration, USB emulation and virtualized application management. More recently, he got involved in web technologies…
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How Culture Will Make or Break Cloud Native DevOps

How Culture Will Make or Break Cloud Native DevOps CloudBees sponsored this story, as part of an ongoing series on “Cloud Native DevOps.” Check back through the month on further editions. Software delivery cycles are becoming faster thanks to DevOps-backed continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) as production pipelines are increasingly ported…
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In the Digital Experience Battlefield, Continuous Testing Is a Secret Weapon

In the Digital Experience Battlefield, Continuous Testing Is a Secret Weapon Lubos Parobek Lubos Parobek leads product management and user interaction at Sauce Labs, provider of the world’s largest continuous testing cloud for web and mobile applications. His previous experience includes product leadership positions at organizations including KACE, Sybase iAnywhere,…
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4 Common Kubernetes-Monitoring Traps to Avoid

4 Common Kubernetes-Monitoring Traps to Avoid AppDynamics sponsored this post. Eric Johanson Eric is a software engineer at AppDynamics. Prior to AppDynamics, Eric held engineering and sales roles at AltX before it was acquired by Addepar. Kubernetes (K8S) now seems to be the de facto standard for managing and deploying…
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0-0x Orinoco: The new V8 Garbage Collector

Orinoco: The new V8 Garbage Collector About three years ago we started to work on a new garbage collector for V8, codename Orinoco. Orinoco is a high-performance, low-latency, mostly parallel and concurrent garbage collector. Instead of developing Orinoco behind a flag, we changed the old V8 garbage collection codebase on…
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Linux Foundation Launches a Foundation for the Ceph File System

Linux Foundation Launches a Foundation for the Ceph File System It has been a little over two years since Ceph, the open-source unified distributed storage system, announced itself to the world as fully production ready, and now, after two more major releases, the project takes another step forward. Just in…
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New Course: Learn Data Visualization With D3.js

New Course: Learn Data Visualization With D3.js We live in an age of increasing amounts of data and decreasing attention spans. The solution to this conundrum is data visualization: creating elegant charts to help people interpret data quickly and intuitively.  In our new course, Learn Data Visualization With D3.js, you’ll…
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0-0x Building Delightful User Interfaces (aka Making Design Central To A Development Process)

Building Delightful User Interfaces (aka Making Design Central To A Development Process) While everyone enjoys delightful interfaces, polishing the user experience is rarely the priority when building new products. Animations are more often than not considered as superfluous, with every interaction effect or visual feedback not strictly required to makes…
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0-0x Kill DevOps

Kill DevOps Key takeaways: Define DevOps as the set of cultural norms Explain the value of DevOps to business executives Examine your value chain and discover whether your weakest link is in IT or the business Adopt the right attitude to continuous learning and experimentation EVENT: Øredev Conference 2017 SPEAKER:…
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Using Cloud Images with Ubuntu 18 04 KVM Host

Using Cloud Images with Ubuntu 18 04 KVM Host We now take a look at how easy we can make virtualisation on our KVM host running on Ubuntu 18.04. We can download prebuilt cloud images and configure those images during the import. It this way, we can set the password…
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