Report: Containers are growing while serverless computing is misunderstood

Serverless computing is a misunderstood technology. A recent report from cloud computing company DigitalOcean found half of developers don’t have a clear understanding of what serverless is. The June 2018 “Currents” report on trends among cloud developers also found rapid acceleration in container adoption; growth opportunities and salary rank as most important among developers in … continue reading

MongoDB 4.0 addresses modern IT architectures

To meet the needs of modern IT architectures, MongoDB today announced the release of MongoDB 4.0 with an eye toward cloud and serverless computing as well as container management. The release also marks the general availability of multi-document ACID transactions, an effort that first started three years ago with the company’s acquisition of the WiredTiger … continue reading

GitLab announces plans to move from Microsoft Azure to Google Cloud Platform

As part of its plan to improve the performance and reliability of GitLab, the company has announced it is migrating the site from Microsoft Azure to Google Cloud Platform. According to the company, it wanted to move to GCP so that it could run GitLab on Kubernetes. Earlier this year, GitLab shipped native integration with … continue reading

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NVIDIA reveals new deep-learning updates at CVPR conference

NVIDIA announced an array of deep-learning focused updates to its cloud computing software and hardware initiatives today during the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Conference (CVPR) in Salt Lake City. The announcements included Apex, an open-source deep-learning extension for the PyTorch library; NVIDIA DALI and NVIDIA nvJPEG, GPU-accelerated libraries for data optimization and image decoding; … continue reading

Docker gives look at tools for container development, management at DockerCon

Docker today unveiled new tools and functionality to enable a wider range of developers to create containerized applications, and for IT to manage applications across clouds and platforms. The announcements were made at the company’s 5th DockerCon conference, held this year in San Francisco. For developers, Docker announced Docker Desktop GUI, template-based workflows designed to … continue reading

Iterations are the currency of software innovation

In the modern economy, every business is a software business. Why?  Because companies have figured out that the easiest way to introduce innovation into a marketplace is with software, whose defining characteristic is that, well, it’s soft.  Instead of waiting months to make a change to some physical piece of equipment, software can be distributed … continue reading

Microsoft announces tools at Build for AI, intelligent cloud, edge computing

SEATTLE – Microsoft today doubled down on its efforts regarding AI, the intelligent cloud and the intelligent edge by announcing at its Build conference here a host of new developer tools for building these modern applications and systems. In his opening keynote, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that by 2020, there will be more than … continue reading

Ubuntu 18.04 focuses on security and AI improvements

Canonical has announced the release of its open-source Linux operating system, Ubuntu 18.04, which features security, multi-cloud, containers, and AI improvements. “Multi-cloud operations are the new normal” said Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical and founder of Ubuntu, in a statement. “Boot-time and performance-optimized images of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on every major public cloud make it … continue reading

SD Times news digest: PipelineDB 0.9.9, ScyllaDB raises $10 million, and Morpheus Data updates cloud management platform

PipelineDB is one step closer to its 1.0 release with the announcement of PipelineDB 0.9.9. PipelineB  According to the team, the latest release marks major progress to becoming a standard PostgreSQL extension. Updates include PipelineDB objects becoming created directly using standard PostgreSQL syntax, streams are now simply foreign tables, and detailed performance metrics. The team … continue reading

GitLab adds CI/CD integration with GitHub

GitLab 10.6 has been released, featuring new CI/CD integration with GitHub and further integration with Kubernetes. With GitLab CI/CD for GitHub, developers can create a CI/CD project in GitLab and connect it into GitHub. According to GitLab, while it already has received position feedback from its built-in CI/CD features, the company felt GitHub integration was … continue reading

SD Times news digest: Khronos Group releases Vulkan 1.1, LDC 1.8 announced, and IBM’s PAIRS technology

The Khronos Group has announced the release of the Vulkan 1.1 specification. Vulkan 1.1 adds features requested by developers such as subgroup operations, while keeping a range of proven extensions from the previous version, Vulkan 1.0. Vulkan 1.1 conformance tests will be open-sourced. The group also announced AMD, Arm, Imagination, Intel, NVIDIA, and Qualcomm have … continue reading

Kubernetes graduates from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced that Kubernetes has moved from incubation to graduate. For this to happen, projects have to demonstrate a thriving adoption, documentation, structured governance process, and a commitment to community success and inclusivity. According to the foundation, this is the first open-source project to graduate. “Kubernetes led to the … continue reading

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