Podcast: Michelle Noorali on the Service Mesh Interface Spec and Open Service Mesh Project
1 hour ago, infoq

In this podcast, Michelle Noorali, senior software engineer at Microsoft, sat down with InfoQ podcast co-host Daniel Bryant. Topics discussed included: the service mesh interface (SMI) spec, the open service mesh (OSM) project, and the future of application development on Kubernetes. By Michelle Noorali...

Article: How Apache Pulsar is Helping Iterable Scale its Customer Engagement Platform
1 hour ago, infoq

In this article, author Greg Methvin discusses his experience implementing a distributed messaging platform based on Apache Pulsar. By Greg Methvin...

HashiCorp Vault Adds Tokenization and Auto-Join Features
12 hours ago, infoq

HashiCorp has released Vault 1.6 adding new features to their secrets and identity management platform. Cloud auto-join facilitates automatically attaching new Vault nodes to the cluster. The transform secrets engine now supports tokenization to better secure data stored outside of Vault. Additional features include integration with key management services and support for seal migration. By Matt Campbell...

Server-Rendered Web Applications in Deno with Aleph.js
15 hours ago, infoq

Aleph.js, a React framework for server-rendered applications in Deno, is now available through an alpha release. Aleph makes many of Next.js’ core features available in Deno environments: zero-config server-side rendering, static site generation, file-system and API routing, and more. Aleph uses the standard EcmaScript Modules (ESM) import syntax and does not need a bundler in development. By Bruno Couriol...

How SAD DNS Works
15 hours ago, infoq

SAD DNS is a new variant of DNS cache poisoning that allows an attacker to inject malicious DNS records into a DNS cache, thus redirecting any traffic to their own server and become a man-in-the-middle (MITM). By Sergio De Simone...

Distributed Key-Value Store etcd Graduates at CNCF
1 day ago, infoq

The CNCF announced the graduation of the etcd project - a distributed key-value store used by many open source projects and companies. Originally written at CoreOS, etcd was accepted into the CNCF incubation stage in 2018 and graduated in November 2020. By Hrishikesh Barua...

AWS Announces Gateway Load Balancer
1 day ago, infoq

AWS Gateway Load Balancer is a new fully managed network gateway and load balancer. The service is tailored to deploy, scale and manage third-party virtual appliances such as firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems and deep packet inspection systems in the cloud. By Renato Losio...

Microsoft Releases .NET for Apache Spark 1.0
1 day ago, infoq

Last month, Microsoft released the first major version of .NET for Apache Spark, an open-source package that brings .NET development to the Apache Spark platform. The new release allows .NET developers to write Apache Spark applications using .NET user-defined functions, Spark SQL, and additional libraries such as Microsoft Hyperspace and ML.NET. By Arthur Casals...

Podcast: Emily Jaksch on the Myths, Misconceptions and Realities of the Millennial Generation
3 days ago, infoq

In this podcast Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Emily Jaksch about the Myths, Misconceptions and Realities of the Millennial Generation. By Emily Jaksch...

Article: Kick-off Your Transformation by Imagining It Had Failed
3 days ago, infoq

Large scale change initiatives have a worryingly high failure rate. A chief reason for which is that serious risks are not identified early. One way to create the safety needed for everyone to speak openly about the risks they see is by running a pre-mortem. In a pre-mortem, we assume that the transformation had already failed and walk backward from there to investigate what led to the failure. By Ayman Idris...

Presentation: InfoQ Live Roundtable: Observability Patterns for Distributed Systems
3 days ago, infoq

The panelists explore how a sound observability strategy can help mitigate operational costs, and avoiding common pitfalls in monitoring distributed systems. By Thomas Betts...

Microsoft Edge Made Available on Linux
3 days ago, infoq

Microsoft recently announced the availability of the Microsoft Edge Dev Channel for Linux (initial preview release). The Edge browser is now available on all major operating systems, desktop and mobile. Enterprise developers, many of which use Linux, may now build and test web applications in their preferred platform. The move seeks to further position Edge as the browser for business. By Bruno Couriol...

Presentation: Automating Chaos Attacks
3 days ago, infoq

Daniel Albuquerque, Nikos Katirtzis show how to run attacks in both manual and automated ways. By Daniel Albuquerque, Nikos Katirtzis...

Presentation: Chaos Engineering: The Path to Reliability
3 days ago, infoq

Kolton Andrus shares examples of what works, what doesn’t, and what the future holds in using Chaos Engineering to build reliability in a system. By Kolton Andrus...

Presentation: Chaos Engineering: the Path to Reliability
3 days ago, infoq

Kolton Andrus shares examples of what works, what doesn’t, and what the future holds in using Chaos Engineering to build reliability in a system. By Kolton Andrus...

Article: Building a Self-Service Cloud Services Brokerage at Scale
4 days ago, infoq

While not suitable for everyone, cloud brokerages are useful for large enterprises that want to improve their cloud management and operations. The article looks at planning and delivering a brokerage. By Will Kelly...

Using Agile with a Data Science Team
4 days ago, infoq

Agile helped a data science team to better collaborate with their stakeholders and increase their productivity. As priorities became clear, the team was able to focus and deliver. Buy-in of the data science team by taking them through a journey of agile was crucial to making it work. By Ben Linders...

Microsoft Edge WebView2 Now Generally Available
4 days ago, infoq

After publishing last year a preview release of WebView2, a Chromium-based control to host web content within native Windows applications, Microsoft recently announced the general availability of WebView2 for production Win32 C/C++, .NET Framework, .NET Core, and .NET 5 applications. WebView2 provides two distribution models (evergreen/fixed) with a different update policy (automatic/manual). By Bruno Couriol...

AWS Announces New Service: Amazon S3 Storage Lens
4 days ago, infoq

AWS announces a new service called Amazon S3 Storage Lens, which can provide customers with organization-wide visibility into their object storage usage and activity trends. With the service, they can understand what happens across their S3 Object Storage installations. By Steef-Jan Wiggers...

BBC Online Going Serverless
5 days ago, infoq

In a recent article the BBC engineering team describes the work done moving BBC Online to the cloud and to a serverless deployment. Half of the BBC’s website is now rendered serverlessly with AWS Lambda. By Renato Losio...

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