Category: Tech

Serverless: Everything You Need to Know About Google Cloud Functions

Serverless: Everything You Need to Know About Google Cloud Functions Functions as a Service (FaaS) is one of the delivery models based on the serverless paradigm. It enables developers to write and execute code snippets with a well-defined entry point in response to an event. This invocation mechanism makes FaaS…
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New Technique Uses Light to 3D Print 100 Times Faster

New Technique Uses Light to 3D Print 100 Times Faster Additive manufacturing has revolutionized how we make complex things, whether that might be prosthetics, houses or even rocket engines. But there’s still room for innovation — after all, popular additive manufacturing techniques like 3D printing aren’t actually three-dimensional per se — most 3D…
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New Technique Uses Light to 3D Print 100 Times Faster

New Technique Uses Light to 3D Print 100 Times Faster Additive manufacturing has revolutionized how we make complex things, whether that might be prosthetics, houses or even rocket engines. But there’s still room for innovation — after all, popular additive manufacturing techniques like 3D printing aren’t actually three-dimensional per se — most 3D…
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The Future of Artificial Intelligence at Scale

The Future of Artificial Intelligence at Scale For this week’s episode of the The New Stack Analysts podcast, TNS editorial director Libby Clark and TNS London correspondent Jennifer Riggins sat down (via Zoom) with futurist Martin Ford, author of “Architects of Intelligence: The truth about AI from the people building it,”…
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Add It Up: C-suite Doesn’t Have a Clue About App Dev

Add It Up: C-suite Doesn’t Have a Clue About App Dev C-level executives often don’t have a clue when it comes to IT and application development. I’ve been analyzing survey data from IT end users for over 15 years, and responses received from business managers and even CIOs are often…
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What You Need to Know About the RunC Container Escape Vulnerability

What You Need to Know About the RunC Container Escape Vulnerability A serious vulnerability was disclosed in runC, a runtime that underpins Docker and other Linux container engines. If left unpatched, it allows hackers to break out of sandboxes and gain root access on the host servers, compromising the entire…
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WhiteSource: Open Source Security Management for Containers

WhiteSource: Open Source Security Management for Containers Chances are, you’re using an open source library. One recent survey reports that 92 percent of applications use at least one open source library. Another survey puts that number even higher, at 96 percent. Point being, open source is ubiquitous. There’s good reason…
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What is WebAssembly? WebAssembly Hello World

What is WebAssembly? WebAssembly Hello World WebAssembly (wasm) is going to be the next big thing. WebAssembly hello world would show you how to get started with WebAssembly and write your first hello world program in it and execute it with JavaScript. Let’s get into it!

Best Ways to Create an Image Slider for WordPress

Best Ways to Create an Image Slider for WordPress The use of image sliders and hero images has become ubiquitous in web design. If you think of your three favorite websites, it’s likely that at least one features a large image slider front-and-center on their home page. When it comes…
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AIOps: Greater Data Context Can Yield Richer Results

AIOps: Greater Data Context Can Yield Richer Results In 2017 Amazon Web Services famously rolled out a Snowmobile: a semitrailer to help customers move up to 100PB of data from an existing data center to the AWS cloud. Amazon decided that moving data by the truckload was the most efficient…
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Plastic SCM Mergebots: Version Control for CI/CD

Plastic SCM Mergebots: Version Control for CI/CD In this episode of The New Stack Makers podcast, we speak with Pablo Santos, chief engineer of Plastic SCM, a company he founded in 2005, just before the tech explosion that gave us Git, GitHub, Dropbox, and, lest we forget, the iPhone. In many…
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Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Conversations with Hedley, the Robotic Skull

Off-The-Shelf Hacker: Conversations with Hedley, the Robotic Skull One of my dreams has always been to carry on a conversation with Hedley, the robotic skull, during shows and small-scale demos. Speaking to a skull and actually having it answer in any meaningful, real-time way is pretty complex. Alexa-styled responses are…
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Envoy and the Programmable Edge: Edge Proxies and the Developer Experience

Envoy and the Programmable Edge: Edge Proxies and the Developer Experience At the inaugural EnvoyCon, which ran alongside KubeCon+CloudNativeCon in Seattle last December, several large organizations discussed how they have recently begun using Envoy as an edge proxy, such as eBay, Pinterest and Groupon. Moving away from hardware-based load balancers…
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NeuVector Adds Enhanced Security to Service Meshes

NeuVector Adds Enhanced Security to Service Meshes Last year Kubernetes was the shiny new toy that companies were deploying. Now service mesh is that shiny new toy, according to Gary Duan, chief technology officer and co-founder of container network security vendor NeuVector. “People are saying, ‘Wow, I can get great…
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NeuVector Adds Enhanced Security to Service Meshes

NeuVector Adds Enhanced Security to Service Meshes Last year Kubernetes was the shiny new toy that companies were deploying. Now service mesh is that shiny new toy, according to Gary Duan, chief technology officer and co-founder of container network security vendor NeuVector. “People are saying, ‘Wow, I can get great…
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NeuVector Adds Enhanced Security to Service Meshes

NeuVector Adds Enhanced Security to Service Meshes Last year Kubernetes was the shiny new toy that companies were deploying. Now service mesh is that shiny new toy, according to Gary Duan, chief technology officer and co-founder of container network security vendor NeuVector. “People are saying, ‘Wow, I can get great…
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OpenStack and Ceph for Distributed Hyperconverged Edge Deployments

OpenStack and Ceph for Distributed Hyperconverged Edge Deployments Sagar Nangare Sagar Nangare is technology blogger, focusing on data center technologies (Networking, Telecom, Cloud, Storage) and emerging domains like Edge Computing, IoT, Machine Learning, AI). He is currently serving Calsoft Inc. as Digital Strategist. He is based in Pune. You can…
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OpenStack and Ceph for Distributed Hyperconverged Edge Deployments

OpenStack and Ceph for Distributed Hyperconverged Edge Deployments Sagar Nangare Sagar Nangare is technology blogger, focusing on data center technologies (Networking, Telecom, Cloud, Storage) and emerging domains like Edge Computing, IoT, Machine Learning, AI). He is currently serving Calsoft Inc. as Digital Strategist. He is based in Pune. You can…
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Video Game & Complex Bokeh Blurs – Computerphile

Video Game & Complex Bokeh Blurs – Computerphile How do Madden, FIFA, PGA Tour get that lovely shallow depth of field in real time? Dr Mike Pound explains how Complex Gaussian Blurs can be separable. Mike’s code: http://bit.ly/2GGySD6 EXTRA BITS: https://youtu.be/Nl0Wq_BTdmQ http://bit.ly/1aX3XdN Tweets by computer_phile This video was filmed and…
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The Developer’s New Role in 300 Serverless Environments

The Developer’s New Role in 300 Serverless Environments Stackery sponsored this post. Toby Fee Toby is a community developer at Stackery. Her roles and experience combine working as a software engineer, writer and technology instructor, building interesting projects with emerging tools and sharing her findings with the world. Prior to…
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