Gremlin Announces General Availability of Status Checks
2 hours ago, infoq

Gremlin recently announced the general availability of Status Checks. This new feature automatically validates systems that are healthy and ready for running chaos experiments in production. By Aditya Kulkarni...

Presentation: The What, The Why and Some How of Wardley Mapping - A Conversation with Simon Wardley
4 hours ago, infoq

Simon Wardley, Shane Hastie discuss what Wardley Mapping is, where the ideas came from, how they can be applied in real-life situations. Simon explains the difference between maps and graphs, why maps provide important context based on location and how this provides additional ways to explore meaning in system relationships and interactions. By Simon Wardley, Shane Hastie...

AI Conference Recap: Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Others at ACL 2020
4 hours ago, infoq

At the recent Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), research teams from several tech companies, including Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Salesforce presented nearly 200 papers out of a total of 779 on a wide variety of AI topics related to Natural Language Processing (NLP). By Anthony Alford...

Microsoft Introduces the Azure Well-Architected Framework
6 hours ago, infoq

In a recent blog post, Microsoft introduced the Azure Well-Architected Framework, which provides customers with a set of Azure architecture best practices to help them build and deliver well-designed solutions. By Steef-Jan Wiggers...

Accessible Adaptive Design Systems with Microsoft's New FAST Framework
16 hours ago, infoq

Rob Eisenberg recently introduced the FAST Framework. FAST allows developers to create their own design system and web component libraries by customizing styles and properties. FAST uses an adaptive color system that meets accessibility contrast requirements, supports color theming, and provides perceptually uniform UI across different background colors – with little input from developers. By Bruno Couriol...

Q&A with New Relic Regarding Open Sourcing Agents and a Future of Open Instrumentation
23 hours ago, infoq

InfoQ caught up with New Relic's Principal Software Engineer, Ben Evans, Director of Software Engineering, Sharr Creeden and Group VP of Engineering, Greg Unrein regarding the open sourcing of New Relic's agents and the future of open instrumentation. By Rags Srinivas...

RavenDB 5 Improves Distributed Time-Series, Document Compression, and Indexing
23 hours ago, infoq

RavenDB, a NoSQL document database with multi-document ACID transactions, adds distributed time-series support, smart document compression, and enhanced indexing in the RavenDB version 5 release. By Dylan Schiemann...

Presentation: The Shu Ha Ri Path of Mastery to Being Agile
1 day ago, infoq

Ritika Singh relates the concept of shu-ha-ri with Agile, how the martial art technique could be related and is efficient in practice. By Ritika Singh...

Presentation: Dynamic Creation of Well-typed DSL Expressions
1 day ago, infoq

Pieter Koopman shows how to make dynamic editors for complex user inputs in iTask programs using dynamic types. By Pieter Koopman...

Article: Level Up with WebAssembly - Book Review and Q&A
1 day ago, infoq

WebAssembly is a difficult-to-learn technological stack, with rough edges and a fast-moving target. Porting existing software to WebAssembly and the web remains a complex endeavor. Level Up With WebAssembly strives to give a practitioner perspective to porting C/C++ software to browsers. The book is highly practical and includes recipes to successfully convert software to the web. By Bruno Couriol, Robert Aboukhalil...

OpenJDK Comes to Windows 10 on ARM
1 day ago, infoq

Microsoft has made its first big contribution to OpenJDK: Porting OpenJDK to Windows 10 ARM (AArch64) By Olimpiu Pop...

Presentation: Four Questions to Ask Your Dev Team
2 days ago, infoq

Hannah Foxwell and Jérôme Wiedemann offer four questions to start the dialogue between Platform Teams and Application Teams. By Hannah Foxwell, Jérôme Wiedemann...

Presentation: 4 Questions to Ask Your Dev Team
2 days ago, infoq

Hannah Foxwell, Jérôme Wiedemann offer four questions to start the dialogue between the Platform Teams and Application Teams. By Hannah Foxwell, Jérôme Wiedemann...

Presentation: Square Pegs, Square Holes: CI/CD that Fits
3 days ago, infoq

Cora Iberkleid, Madhav Sathe discuss how to overcome the entry barrier to put modern CI/CD into practice. By Cora Iberkleid, Madhav Sathe...

AWS Serverless Application Model Supports Step Functions State Machines
3 days ago, infoq

The AWS Serverless Application Model (AWS SAM) recently gained support for AWS Step Functions state machines. The new AWS::Serverless::StateMachine resource type enables developers to define state machines within a SAM template or in a separate file so that they can provision workflow orchestration as an integrated part of serverless applications. By Steffen Opel...

The AWS Serverless LAMP Stack: The Future of PHP or Vendor Lock-in?
3 days ago, infoq

In a series of three technical articles, AWS has recently introduced the new "Serverless LAMP stack". But not everyone in the open-source community believes that the successor of the LAMP stack is proprietary technologies from a single vendor, and alternative approaches have been suggested. By Renato Losio...

The AWS Serverless LAMP Stack: the Future of PHP or Vendor Lock-in?
3 days ago, infoq

In a series of three technical articles, AWS has recently introduced the new "Serverless LAMP stack". But not everyone in the open-source community believes that the successor of the LAMP stack is proprietary technologies from a single vendor, and alternative approaches have been suggested. By Renato Losio...

IBM Fully Homomorphic Encryption Toolkit Now Available For Linux
3 days ago, infoq

Few weeks after becoming available for macOS, iOS, and Android, the IBM Fully Homomorphic Encryption Toolkit can be now installed on various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, Fedora, and CentOS for x86 platforms, and Ubuntu for IBM's own Z architecture. By Sergio De Simone...

IBM Fully Homomorphic Encryption Toolkit Now Available for Linux
3 days ago, infoq

Few weeks after becoming available for macOS, iOS, and Android, the IBM Fully Homomorphic Encryption Toolkit can be now installed on various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, Fedora, and CentOS for x86 platforms, and Ubuntu for IBM's own Z architecture. By Sergio De Simone...

Presentation: Panel: The Correct Number of Microservices for a System Is 489
3 days ago, infoq

New research from the University of Sledgham-on-the-Wold has revealed that the correct number of microservices for any software system is 489. Given that, why have so many organizations used a different number of microservices? The panelists discuss the architecture of their various systems, what trade-offs they have made in the design of their systems, and how their system has evolved over time. By Suhail Patel, Jason Maude, Nicky Wrightson, Sarah Wells...

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