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Google releases Skaffold so devs don’t get hung up on Kubernetes app lifecycle management

Google has announced general availability of Skaffold, a tool designed to automate many of the housekeeping tasks around continuous application deployment using containers and Kubernetes.

IntelliJ IDEA 2019.3 Beta brings MongoDB, SpringBoot support, better performance

JetBrains has shot out a beta for the 2019.3 release of its IntelliJ IDEA dev environment. The firm says that all major changes debuted in early access...
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Azure loads Review Apps in Pipelines, aims at better oversight of entire apps

Microsoft has added a feature dubbed Review Apps to its Azure Pipelines CI/CD service that aims to help developer teams to get an overview of all pull...

Red Hat uncovers revamped developer toolset in RHEL 8.1

Red Hat this week rolled out the latest version of its operating system, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.1, bringing a number of enhancements such as live...
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Azure serves up pre-warmed Functions to offset cold starts

Microsoft has unveiled a number of enhancements for its Azure Functions serverless computing service, including PowerShell support for event-driven automation, extended language support and a way to...

Business value not velocity will define DevOps success, says Forrester

DevOps is facing a shakeout in the near future, according to Forrester Research. It predicts that businesses will pivot away from release cadence as a measure of how DevOps...

Javascript and Python top GitHub charts as non-US developers predominate

Machine learning and data science projects and increasingly active developer communities outside the US were some of the big drivers behind GitHub's growth over the last year.

GitHub offers self-hosted runners and internal repositories

GitHub has pushed out a beta of self-hosted runner support in its Actions workflow tool for eager users to evaluate, while GitHub Enterprise users can now take advantage of...

VMware Project Pacific beta makes vSphere Kubernetes-native

VMware has unveiled a beta programme for Project Pacific, its initiative to transform its venerable vSphere software into a Kubernetes-native application platform. The...

IBM shows Qiskit can target multiple quantum systems

IBM has demonstrated the flexibility of its Qiskit open-source quantum computing framework by extending the platform to support hardware that uses ion traps to perform quantum computations.