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Cloud and Networking are the two fastest growing technology sectors of recent years. With the latest news from the world of Cloud Computing including the likes of Google, Azure and AWS, as well as the latest DevOps news, the Packt Hub team write about the biggest stories as they develop.

AWS makes Amazon Rekognition, its image recognition AI, available for Asia-Pacific developers

Amazon announces Corretto, a open source, production-ready distribution of OpenJDK backed by AWS

Yesterday, at Devoxx Belgium, Amazon announced the preview of Amazon Corretto which is a free distribution of OpenJDK that offers Long term support. With...
ThoughtWorks on the software engineering techniques to adopt and assess

Observability as code, secrets as a service, and chaos katas: ThoughtWorks outlines key engineering...

ThoughtWorks has just published vol. 19 of its essential radar report. As always, it's a vital insight into what's beginning to emerge in the...

The Ceph Foundation has been launched by the Linux Foundation to support the open...

At Ceph Day Berlin, yesterday (November 12)  the Linux Foundation announced the launch of the Ceph Foundation. A total of 31 organizations have come...
GitHub passes 100 million repositories

GitHub has passed an incredible 100 million repositories

It has been a big year for GitHub. The code sharing platform has this year celebrated its 10th birthday, been bought by Microsoft for...

Cloudflare’s Workers enable containerless cloud computing powered by V8 Isolates and WebAssembly

Cloudflare’s cloud computing platform Workers doesn’t use containers or virtual machines to deploy computing. Workers allows users to build serverless applications on Cloudflare's data...
Quora questions

Google Kubernetes Engine was down last Friday, users left clueless of outage status and...

On the 9th of November, at 4.30 am US/Pacific time,  the Google Kubernetes Engine faced a service disruption. It was questionable whether or not...
Amazon headquarters

Amazon consumer business migrated to Redshift with plans to move 88% of its Oracle...

Amazon is getting quite close to moving away from Oracle. Andy Jassy, CEO, Amazon Web Services, tweeted last week regarding turning off the Oracle...
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Facebook GEneral Matrix Multiplication (FBGEMM), high performance kernel library, open sourced, to run deep...

Yesterday (on the 7th of November), Facebook open-sourced its high-performance kernel library FBGEMM: Facebook GEneral Matrix Multiplication. This library offers optimized on-CPU performance for...
cloud computing

What is distributed computing and what’s driving its adoption?

Distributed computing is having a real impact on the way companies look at the cloud. The "Most Promising Jobs 2018" report published by LinkedIn...

Kernel 4.20-rc1 is out

Linus Torvalds announced on 4th November that Kernel 4.20-rc1 is tagged and pushed out, and the merge window is closed.  Linux 4.20 brings a...

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Is middleware dead? Cloud is the prime suspect!

The cloud is now a ubiquitous term, in use from tasks such as storing photos to remotely using machines for complex AI tasks. But...