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Key data science trends for 2019

Cloud computing trends in 2019

Cloud computing is a rapidly growing technology that many organizations are adopting to enable their digital transformation. As per the latest Gartner report, the...
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Google Cloud releases a beta version of SparkR job types in Cloud Dataproc

Google released a beta version of SparkR jobs on Cloud Dataproc, a cloud service that lets you run Apache Spark and Apache Hadoop in...
Microsoft

Microsoft open sources Trill, a streaming engine that employs algorithms to process “a trillion...

Yesterday, Microsoft open sourced Trill, previously an internal project used for processing “a trillion events per day”. It was the first streaming engine to...
Software development in 2019

Key trends in software development in 2019: cloud native and the shrinking stack

Bill Gates is quoted as saying that we tend to overestimate the pace of change over a period of 2 years, but underestimate change...
Software infrastructure in 2019

Key trends in software infrastructure in 2019: observability, chaos, and cloud complexity

Software infrastructure has, over the last decade or so, become a key concern for developers of all stripes. Long gone are narrowly defined job...
cloud computing

The Future of Cloud lies in revisiting the designs and limitations of today’s notion...

Last week, researchers at the UC Berkeley released a research paper titled ‘Serverless Computing: One Step Forward, Two Steps Back’, which highlights some pitfalls...
cloud computing

Docker Store and Docker Cloud are now part of Docker Hub

Yesterday, the team at Docker announced that Docker Store and Docker Cloud are now part of Docker Hub. This makes the process of finding,...

Cockroach Labs 2018 Cloud Report: AWS outperforms GCP hands down

While testing the features for CockroachDB 2.1, the team discovered that AWS offered 40% greater throughput than GCP. To understand the reason for this...

Introducing Grafana’s ‘Loki’ (alpha), a scalable HA multi-tenant log aggregator for cloud natives; optimized...

On 11th December, at the KubeCon+CloudNativeCon conference held at Seattle, Graffana labs announced the release of ‘Loki’, which is a horizontally-scalable, highly-available, multi-tenant log...
Make machine learning as a service work for you

Google expands its machine learning hardware portfolio with Cloud TPU Pods (alpha) to effectively...

Today, Google cloud announced the alpha availability of ‘Cloud TPU Pods’  that are tightly-coupled supercomputers built with hundreds of Google’s custom Tensor Processing Unit...

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