Canonical & Ubuntu at KubeCon NA Virtual 2020
1 hour ago, ubuntu

When: November 17-20, 2020 Where: KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North America 2020 Virtual Platform  By now it’s no surprise that KubeCon NA is going virtual, like the majority of events worldwide. Is that bad news? Quite the opposite! According to CNCF, this year’s KubeCon EU – the first KubeCon to ever be hosted virtually –  made […]...

Looking for teachers and storytellers
1 hour ago, ambassador

Ambassador Labs closes $18M Series B with Insight PartnersCredit: @priscilladupreezIn high school, my favorite subject was literature. Many of my favorite literary pieces today were introduced to me in high school: T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, Joyce’s The Dead. This may come as a surprise to many who know me, as I went to MIT, studied computer science, and have spent my entire career in technology. So why was literature my favorite subject, and not science or math?My teachers.Mrs. Hamilton and M...

Cloudflare Releases a Cloud-Based Network-as-a-Service Solution: Cloudflare One
1 hour ago, infoq

Cloudflare, an American web-infrastructure and website-security company, recently introduced a cloud-based network-as-a-service solution for the enterprise workforce called Cloudflare One. The solution provides secure, fast, reliable, cost-effective network services, integrated with leading identity management and endpoint security providers. By Steef-Jan Wiggers...

OpenStack at 10 – from peak to plateau of productivity
1 hour ago, ubuntu

This week is the latest Open Infrastructure Summit, in a week where the OpenStack Foundation became the Open Infrastructure Foundation to reflect the expansion of the organisation’s mission, scope and community to advance open source over the next decade to support open infrastructure. It is also ten years since OpenStack launched and a lot has […]...

Telco cloud: what is that?
2 hours ago, ubuntu

Telco cloud or a network function virtualisation infrastructure (NFVI) is a cloud environment optimised for telco workloads. It is usually based on well-known technologies like OpenStack. Thus, in many ways, it resembles ordinary clouds. On the other hand, however, it differs from them. This is because telco workloads have very specific requirements. Those include performance […]...

Speed Up Your Workflow With Figma Plugins
3 hours ago, smashingmagazine

There are hundreds of Figma plugins available as of today, yet the Figma plugin search functionality is pretty basic and at times it can be very difficult to find the right plugin for a certain task. This article will take an in-depth look at several plugins that can speed up your design workflow....

Unifiedpost and Google collaborate on Document AI to automate procurement data capture
7 hours ago, googlecloud

Belgian fintech company, Unifiedpost Group has deployedProcurement DocAI to process nearly 350 million invoices and other procure-to-pay docs per year, in 15 countries across Europe. Procurement DocAI, which was announced at Google Cloud Next OnAir, automates the capture of invoices, receipts and other procurement data at scale. It takes unstructured documents across a variety of formats and turns them into cleanly structured data, increasing operational efficiency and improving document process...

MyRocks in MySQL 5.6 and 8.0
12 hours ago, smalldatum

I am in the process of upgrading my home NUC cluster from Ubuntu 18.04 to 20.04 and that means I get to use newer versions of gcc. It also means I lose easy access to older versions of gcc. I assumed that I wouldn't be able build MyRocks and MySQL 5.6 from source in Ubuntu 20.04 but I never confirmed it and I might be wrong. I have been using gcc 7 on Ubuntu 18.04 which is still available in 20.04, if I am willing to manage multiple versions of gcc. Regardless it is time for me to begin using My...

Animated, Responsive, and Reactive Data Visualization with Svelte
14 hours ago, infoq

Tom Fevrier and Matthias Stahl recently gave the Svelte community an overview of the techniques that can be used to achieve responsive, interactive, and animated data visualization with Svelte. By Bruno Couriol...

New – Use AWS PrivateLink to Access AWS Lambda Over Private AWS Network
16 hours ago, aws

AWS Lambda is a serverless computing service that lets you run code without provisioning or managing servers. You simply upload your code and Lambda does all the work to execute and scale your code for high availability. Many AWS customers today use this serverless computing platform to significantly improve their productivity while developing and operating […]

Adopting the Contributor Covenant at Airbnb
16 hours ago, airbnb

Growing a successful open source project takes more than code — it takes a healthy community where contributors can engage in deep conversations with respect. A code of conduct is one important tool in helping a community uphold its own values.Belonging anywhere is at the core of Airbnb’s mission, and we want to embrace and promote this in our open source community as well. Today we are excited to announce that we are adopting the Contributor Covenant for all of our open source projects.From “A ...

Learn Data Science _ TEST
16 hours ago, dataquest

There’s no doubt about it: data scientists are in high demand. As of 2020, the average data scientist in the US makes over $113,000 a year, and data scientists in San Francisco make over $140,000. Learn data science and you could find yourself working in this promising, well-compensated field. But even if you’re not interested […] The post Learn Data Science _ TEST appeared first on Dataquest....

James Chanco: Logical Replication Upgrade in Postgres
18 hours ago, postgresql

In our previous blog post, we talked about upgrading a PostgreSQL cluster to a new major version with pg_upgrade. This can be fast and with little downtime even for large databases, but in some instances zero downtime may be essential for doing a major upgrade. While logical replication can ease zero downtime, there are still some things to consider. For some hands-on experience, you can check out this learning module on logical replication. ...

Firefox 82.0 and ESR 78.4.0
18 hours ago, lwn

Firefox 82.0 has been released, with improvements "that make watching videos more delightful" and improved performance. Firefox ESR 78.4.0 is also available with various stability, functionality, and security fixes. See the release notes (82.0, 78.4.0) for details....

Ian Barwick: pg_rewind changes in PostgreSQL 13
18 hours ago, postgresql

There have been a lot of articles about new features in the recent PostgreSQL 13 release, but one set of improvements which seems to have escaped much attention is in pg_rewind , which has gained some additional useful functionality deserving of closer examination. New option "-R /--write-recovery-conf" As the name implies, this option causes pg_rewind to write recovery (replication) configuration (and additionally the " standby.signal " file) after rewinding a server, in exactly the same ...

Experiment with OpenTelemetry: Play with the Future Cloud Native Metrics Framework, Now
19 hours ago, ambassador

Experience OpenTelemetry’s power in a simple Kubernetes sandbox environmentPhoto by Patrick Hendry on UnsplashEveryone loves hooking up 42 different types of observability tooling to all of their infrastructure and apps, right? No? Me neither, and this is why I’m so excited about OpenTelemetry. Not only is OpenTelemetry a specification that all of the observability/monitoring/APM vendors appear to be rallying around, it’s also a framework of standardized tools, APIs and SDKs. This truly has the ...

New solutions for accelerating your move to Chrome OS
19 hours ago, googlecloud

Transitioning employees to cloud-based tools—or transforming them into cloud workers—is a growing priority for many businesses. In fact, 72% of ITDMs agree that giving workers access to business apps anytime, any place, from any device is business-critical.1 Even in 2018, 77% of enterprises had at least one application or a portion of computing infrastructure in the cloud.2 The response to COVID-19, and the need for businesses to rapidly convert to a distributed workforce, has only accelerated t...

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