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Joe Fay is content director, events at Situation Publishing. He has been covering technology and business for over 20 years, and edited publications in London and San Francisco.
Spell pulls out funding, platform

Spell taps funding hat, pulls out AI development platform, hardware options

Spell, an artificial intelligence development platform founded by a former Facebook AI engineering chief, has rolled out its services in earnest after snagging $15m in funding. Spell was founded in...
GitHub Desktop asks what's next

Ever wondered what’s next? In future, GitHub Desktop will tell you…

If you’ve ever been plunged into angst around the question “what’s next”, the latest version of GitHub Desktop might be able to help. In a blog announcing GitHub Desktop 1.6...
MongoDB's bright idea

Red Hat/Fedora decide MongoDB’s SSLP doesn’t fit

MongoDB’s January blues deepened this week as the team behind the Red Hat-backed Fedora Linux distribution confirmed it had added the open source database’s Server Side Public License to...
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Amazon launches AWS Backup, for when snapshots just aren’t enough

AWS has launched a Backup service, which might surprise you if you’d assumed the applications and data you’ve already got running on the cloud giant are in no danger...
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MariaDB closes analytics and transactions gap with Platform X3

MariaDB has unleashed its eponymous Platform X3 into general availability, along with a Managed Service which will support public and hybrid cloud deployments. The product combines the MariaDB TX and...
What's the point

LogicMonitor launches Kubernetes monitoring, Azure services updates

LogicMonitor has added Kubernetes monitoring to the feature lineup of its SaaS platform. The monitoring outfit’s take on Kubernetes monitoring relies on a pair of lightweight applications running as a...
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Who’s winning in DevOps? Americans and Brits, according to Puppet Salary Report

Salaries for DevOps workers are continuing to go up, but if you think there’s a quick way to upskill yourself into a cushier gig, you’re probably mistaken. Puppet's Fifth DevOps...
docker at dockercon europe

Interview: Docker’s Banjot Chanana on how containers look better with Windows

Containers are the key to building that dream pipeline that will help you shake off your legacy applications and innovate to your heart’s content. Because that’s what cutting edge...
database

DBAs overwhelmingly embrace database DevOps…well, nearly

Database DevOps looks set to become the norm in the next few years, though a hardcore of firms has no intention of getting with the programme anytime soon. RedGate’s State...
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GitHub adds status options, emojis, stokes ‘social network’ fears

GitHub landed developers with yet another dilemma this week, by allowing them to set status options in their personal profiles. As GitHub put it, you might “Use your status to...