JetBrains Releases IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1
1 hour ago, infoq

JetBrains has released IntelliJ IDEA 2021.1 featuring support for Java 16, a new preview feature that instantly renders HTML changes, and support for WSL 2. is supported and it’s possible to run applications on Docker, WSL 2, or via SSH. Various other improvements include support for Docker, Kubernetes, Kotlin, Git and others. By Johan Janssen...

Infosec Teams Expand Use Of Security Tools to Address Cloud Complexity, Survey Finds
2 hours ago, infoq

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), a non-profit organization, recently published its findings on the state of cloud security practices which shows accelerating cloud adoption, but a need for more sophisticated security approaches. By Jared Ruckle...

[$] Rust heads into the kernel?
6 hours ago, lwn

In a lengthy message to the linux-kernel mailing list, Miguel Ojeda "introduced" the Rust for Linux project. It was likely not the first time that most kernel developers had heard of the effort; there was an extensive discussion of the project at the 2020 Linux Plumbers Conference, for example. It has also been raised before on the list. Now, the project is looking for feedback from the kernel community about its plans, thus the RFC posting on April 14....

Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS and InfluxDB Enterprise 1.8.5
9 hours ago, influxdata

A new maintenance release for both InfluxDB OSS and InfluxDB Enterprise are available now. InfluxDB OSS 1.8.5 — release notes InfluxDB Enterprise 1.8.5 — release notes InfluxDB 1.8.5 includes the following issues and improvements: Operating Tooling We’ve added the ability … Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS and InfluxDB Enterprise 1.8.5 Read More » The post Release Announcement: InfluxDB OSS and InfluxDB Enterprise 1.8.5 appeared first on InfluxData....

How Lumiata democratizes AI in healthcare with Google Cloud
11 hours ago, googlecloud

Editor’s note: Today’s guest post comes from AI for healthcare platform Lumiata. Here’s the story of how they use Google Cloud to power their platform—performing data prepping, model building, and deployment to tackle inherent challenges in healthcare organizations. If ever there was a year for healthcare innovation—2020 was it. At Lumiata, we’ve been on a mission to deliver smarter, more cost-effective healthcare since 2013, but the COVID-19 pandemic added new urgency to our vision of making ar...

Four consecutive years of 100% renewable energy—and what’s next
11 hours ago, googlecloud

We’re proud to announce that in 2020 Google again matched 100 percent of its global electricity use with purchases of renewable energy. We were the first company of our size to achieve this milestone back in 2017, and we’ve repeated the accomplishment in every year since. All told, we’ve signed agreements to buy power from more than 50 renewable energy projects, with a combined capacity of 5.5 gigawatts – about the same as a million solar rooftops.Achieving 100 percent renewable energy year afte...

Decrease Your Machine Learning Costs with Instance Price Reductions and Savings Plans for Amazon SageMaker
11 hours ago, aws

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2017, Amazon SageMaker is a fully-managed service that has already helped tens of thousands of customers quickly build and deploy their machine learning (ML) workflows on AWS. To help them get the most ML bang for their buck, we’ve added a string of cost-optimization services and capabilities, such as Managed Spot […]

Change Storage Class on Kubernetes on the Fly
12 hours ago, percona

Percona Kubernetes Operators support various options for storage: Persistent Volume (PV), hostPath, ephemeral storage, etc. In most of the cases, PVs are used, which are provisioned by the Operator through Storage Classes and Persistent Volume Claims. Storage Classes define the underlying volume type that should be used (ex. AWS, EBS, gp2, or io1), file system […]...

LinuxKit as a Commodity for Building Linux Distributions
12 hours ago, docker

Guest post by Docker Captain Gianluca Arbezzano Recently Corey Quinn from LastWeekInAWS wrote an article that made me think “Nobody Cares About the Operating System Anymore”. Please have a look at it! I like the idea that nobody cares about where their application runs. Developers only want them running. A bit of context about Tinkerbell […] The post LinuxKit as a Commodity for Building Linux Distributions appeared first on Docker Blog....

What no-code automation looks like with AppSheet
12 hours ago, googlecloud

As developers, we talk about automation in the context of technology as often as your friends might talk about Bitcoin — and for good reason: automation has spanned the farthest corners of cloud computing, from infrastructure as code, container orchestration, and DevOps to machine learning and even billing management. It’s making life easier for infrastructure operators, developers, SecOps engineers, and cloud admins by saving them time, which, as we all know, is a finite resource.  More recentl...

What is Streaming Analytics?
13 hours ago, cloudera

What is Streaming Analytics? Streaming Analytics is a type of data analysis that processes data streams for real-time analytics. It continuously processes data from multiple streams and performs simple calculations to complex event processing for delivering sophisticated use cases. The primary purpose is to present the most up-to-date operational events for the user to stay […] The post What is Streaming Analytics? appeared first on Cloudera Blog....

In the trenches with Thomas Gleixner (Linux.com)
13 hours ago, lwn

Linux.com has published an interview with Thomas Gleixner with a focus on the realtime preemption work. "The approach to funding these kinds of projects reminds me of the Mikado Game, which is popular in Europe, where the first player who picks up the stick and disturbs the pile often is the one who loses. That’s puzzling to me, especially as many companies build key products depending on these technologies and seem to take the availability and sustainability for granted up to the point where ...

Announcing Cloudflare Images beta to simplify your image pipeline
14 hours ago, cloudflare

Today, we are announcing the beta of Cloudflare Images: a simple service to store, resize, optimize, and deliver images at scale....

Himeji: a scalable centralized system for authorization at Airbnb
14 hours ago, airbnb

Himeji: A Scalable Centralized System for Authorization at Airbnbby Alan Yao, Dipak Pawar, Blair Wu, and Abhishek ParmarThe ProblemOver the last couple of years, Airbnb engineering moved from a monolithic Ruby on Rails architecture to a service oriented architecture. In our Rails architecture, we had an API per resource to access the underlying data. These APIs had authorization checks to protect sensitive data. As there was a single way to access a resource’s data, managing these checks was eas...

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