SuperGLUE benchmark challenges natural language processing tasks

Artificial intelligence researchers want to advance natural language processing with the release of SuperGLUE. SuperGLUE builds off of the previous General Language Understanding Evaluation (GLUE) benchmark, but aims to provide more difficult language understanding tasks and a new public leaderboard.  SuperGLUE was developed by AI researchers from Facebook AI, Google DeepMind, New York University and …

PyTorch 1.2 released with new and improved TorchScript environment

The open-source machine learning framework PyTorch is tackling production usage in its latest release. PyTorch 1.2 features an update to the TorchScript environment. TorchScript enables users to create serializable models from PyTorch code and can be saved from a Python process.  The new improvements are designed to make it easier to ship production models, expand …

Learn to harness chaos to build resilient systems

Systems in production fail. Nodes go down, networks become inaccessible. Chaos engineering is the practice of intentionally failing production infrastructure to see how resilient the system is. At this year’s ChaosConf, attendees will learn the how-to and benefits of failing parts of their infrastructure to see how their systems hold up, and to see where …

SD Times news digest: React DevTools, Square goes beyond payments, and Stackery now on AWS Marketplace

React announced a new release of React Developer Tools that are now available in Chrome, Firefox and Chromium Edge. Features include performance gains and improved navigation as well as support for React Hooks.  In addition, the new DevTools can filter components from the tree to make it easier to navigate deeply nested hierarchies. Host nodes …

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SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Twilio CLI

In an effort to help its developers be more productive, Twilio has announced the beta version of Twilio CLI. It is an open-source command line interface that enables developers to access Twilio through their command prompt. “It’s hard to beat the flexibility and power that a CLI provides at development time. Until now, there was …

Report: Majority of websites are inaccessible to blind users

Despite efforts to make the web more accessible for people with disabilities, cognitive impairments and vision/hearing difficulties, there is still a digital divide. A new report from accessibility software company Deque Systems and conducted by Nucleus Research found that Internet websites in certain industries are largely inaccessible to people who have trouble with vision.  RELATED …

The feature launch in 5 key phases: A DevOps cheat sheet

The process of launching a new feature has changed a lot over the last decade. Ten years ago, a feature launch was commonly tied to code release. This meant that when the release branch was merged into master and pushed to production, new features riding on that branch would be launched to customers.  RELATED CONTENT:  …

SD Times news digest: Instana’s pipeline feedback integration, Pivotal in discussions with VMware on business combination, and WebKit tracking prevention policy

Instana, provider of automated Application Performance Management (APM), announced the release of Instana Pipeline Feedback designed to enable users to track and analyze applications.  “Instana Pipeline Feedback tracks and isolates application release performance, notifying developers and DevOps of issues within seconds,” said Pete Abrams, co-founder and COO of Instana.  The APM solution discovers application service …

DevOps World | Jenkins World: CircleCI orbs, DevOps Institute’s Ambassador Program, and Codefresh Marketplace

DevOps and Jenkins is on full display this week at CloudBees’ DevOps World | Jenkins World taking place in San Francisco. In addition to the DevOps thought leaders and community members coming together to learn, explore and help shape the next generation of Jenkins and DevOps, a number of organizations took the opportunity to reveal …

When does SCA replace SAST or DAST?

The short answer is never. There, I just saved you enough time that you can go and do the right thing and run SAST and DAST and work on hardening your code, instead of trying to test security into your application. Look, every time a new technology, process, or technique comes along there are some …

CloudBees tackles software delivery management at DevOps World | Jenkins World

CloudBees today announced its vision for software delivery management (SDM) at its annual DevOps World | Jenkins World conference in San Francisco. SDM is an ongoing trend that aims to help organizations connect their entire business through delivery, teams, tools and technologies. “It is something that is super important in our current era. We keep …

SD Times news digest: SnapLogic announces August 2019 release, Crystal 0.30.1, and CodeStream is now available on premise

SnapLogic announced the latest release of its Intelligent Integration Platform, adding new AI capabilities that recommend completed pipelines from within an organization or from the SnapLogic Patterns Catalog.  The August 2019 release also includes enhanced search capabilities through the Iris AI that now directs users to project spaces containing the pipelines that are most relevant …

XebiaLabs DevOps Platform 9.0 comes with new push-button audit reporting

XebiaLabs is updating its DevOps Platform to provide compliance and visibility across the entire software delivery pipeline. Version 9.0 of the platform comes with a new release audit report that covers the entire release cycle.  According to the company, it enables users to see “what happened, when it happened, where it happened, and who made …

Infragistics reveals new embedded business intelligence platform

Development tools provider Infragistics is announcing a new embedded business intelligence platform designed to give organization’s more insight into their data. Reveal is an embedded analytics/dashboard platform that aims to reduce the time and money spent on embedding business analytics into applications by letting developers use pre-built components. According to the company, Reveal can reduce …

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