C2x Will Be the Next ISO Standard for the C Language
1 hour ago, infoq

Expected to be finalized in 2022, the C2x standard has started its evolution, driven by the C committee. InfoQ has got the chance to speak with Jens Gustedt, who is working within the committee to advance the new standard and author of the upcoming book Modern C. By Sergio De Simone...

Article: Spark Application Performance Monitoring using Uber JVM Profiler, InfluxDB and Grafana
1 hour ago, infoq

In this article, author Amit Baghel discusses how to monitor the performance of Apache Spark based applications using technologies like Uber JVM Profiler, InfluxDB database and Grafana data visualization tool. By Amit Baghel...

HotNets'18: Networking in Space
9 hours ago, metadata

HotNets'18 was held at Microsoft Research, Building 99. This is walking distance to my office at Cosmos DB, where I am working at my sabbatical. So I got tempted and crushed this workshop for a couple sessions. And oh my God, am I happy I did it. The space session was particularly very interesting, and definitely worth writing about.My God, it is full of satellites!According to a 2018 estimate, there are 4,900 satellites in orbit, of which about 1,900 operational, while the rest have lived out t...

Cloudflare's Response to a Privacy Framework
18 hours ago, cloudflare

Cloudflare’s mission is to help build a better internet, and privacy has to be at the heart of that effort. That’s why we submitted comments last week on the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)’s request for comment on its proposed approach to advance consumer privacy....

Facebook Releases PyTorch 1.0 Preview, With Google, AWS and Microsoft Azure Integrations
1 day ago, infoq

At a recent PyTorch developer conference in San Francisco, Facebook released a developer preview version of PyTorch 1.0. PyTorch is an open source, deep learning framework used to reduce friction in taking research projects to production. In this release, many investments have been made by public cloud and hardware companies to better support the PyTorch ecosystem. By Kent Weare...

Pavel Stehule: new update pspg
1 day ago, postgresql

I released new update of pspg https://github.com/okbob/pspg/releases/tag/1.6.3. It is bugfix release + new HiColor theme....

Microsoft Announces the Availability of the MongoDB Atlas Free Tier on Azure
1 day ago, infoq

Microsoft announced the usage of MongoDB Atlas for free on Microsoft Azure. A free tier known as M0 is available on Azure, which grants users 512 MB of storage to allow learning MongoDB, prototyping, and early development. By Steef-Jan Wiggers...

Announcing the Winners of the Facebook Crisis Informatics Research Awards
1 day ago, facebookresearch

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Facebook Crisis Informatics Research Awards. As social media and messaging apps…

What’s new in TypeScript 3.2
1 day ago, infoworld

The release candidate for TypeScript 3.2, Microsoft’s typed superset of JavaScript, is now available.To read this article in full, please click here(Insider Story)...

Andreas Scherbaum: Google Code-In 2018 - Halftime
1 day ago, postgresql

Andreas 'ads' Scherbaum The PostgreSQL Project participates in Google Code-In (GCI) 2018. This is a program which allows pre-university students to pick up tasks defined by the partnering open source projects, learn about these projects, and also win a prize (certificates, t-shirts, hoodies, but also a trip to Google HQ).   Every project creates a number different tasks, some technical, some design based, some about updating documentation, or validating bugs. Whatever is useful in order to get ...

Offensive testing to make Dropbox (and the world) a safer place
1 day ago, dropbox

Dropbox invests heavily in our security program. We have lots of teams dedicated to securing Dropbox, each working on exciting things. Some recent examples covered on our tech blog include: Our Product Security team rolled out support for WebAuthn to boost user adoption of two-step verification and upleveled our industry-leading public bug bounty program Because security is everyone’s responsibility, our Security Culture team helps our employees make consistently secure and informed decisions t...

Coding Conversations: The “Perfect Storm" that Brought Down LinkedIn.com
1 day ago, linkedin

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared as a guest post on VentureBeat titled “What I learned by bringing down LinkedIn.com.” Reprinted here in full, the post tells the story of how Katie accidentally crashed LinkedIn.com. After the immediate problem was resolved, the incident resulted in sitewide technical improvements and turned out to be a growth opportunity for Katie both professionally and personally. Three years ago, I joined LinkedIn as a 22-year-old fresh out of college after gra...

GitHub alternative strives to be all open source, only open source
1 day ago, infoworld

A new software service for hosting and managing open source projects, Sr.ht, aims to be an entirely open source alternative to existing services like GitHub, GitLab, and Bitbucket, recreating many of their features.Created by Drew DeVault and written in a mixture of Python and Go, Sr.ht is now available for public alpha testing by developers. Users can create an account with the hosted version provided by DeVault, or set up the exact same code on cloud or on-prem hardware.[ Git essentials: Get...

AWS Quest 2: Reaching Las Vegas
1 day ago, aws

Hey AWS Questers and puzzlehunters! We’ve reached the last day of AWS Quest: The Road to re:Invent! Ozz has made it from Seattle to Las Vegas—after taking the long way via Sydney, Tokyo, Beijing, Seoul, Singapore, Mumbai, Stockholm, Cape Town, Paris, London, Sao Paulo, New York City, Toronto, and Mexico City. Now in Vegas, Ozz plans […]

Announcing AWS Machine Learning Heroes (plus new AWS Community Heroes)
1 day ago, aws

The AWS Heroes program helps developers find inspiration and build skills from community leaders who have extensive AWS knowledge and a passion for sharing their expertise with others. The program continues to evolve to align with technology trends and recognize community leaders who focus on specific technical disciplines. Today we are excited to launch a […]

Online Grocery Development to Bootstrap in Carlsbad
1 day ago, walmart

The Customer ConnectionGrocery shopping. American’s favorite pastime. The joys of making your weekly list, getting in the car, sitting in traffic, finding a parking space, walking up and down the aisle, standing in the checkout lines, loading up your car, and finally heading home.Sound daunting? Well it is. Especially when the average person takes a trip to the grocery store 1.6 times a week and spends 43 minutes shopping. Do the math on that, and you’re looking at 60 hours of grocery shopping i...