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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.
Cloud Discovery

Twistlock tools up to discover unknown unknown clouds

Twistlock has released and open sourced a tool to allow teams to uncover cloud native services they never knew they had. The security outfit said its Cloud Discovery tool would...
Docker

Docker throws lifeline to aging Windows Applications

Docker shipped Docker Enterprise 2.1 this week, promising to extend the life of Windows Server applications that are up to a decade and a half old. Support for Microsoft Windows...
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DataStax launches certified release of Apache Cassandra

DataStax has launched a certified, bare bones distribution of Apache Cassandra for those situations where you want to use the open source NoSQL database, but don’t want to pay...
Get together

16 giants get behind GPL Cooperation Commitment

Sixteen more companies have thrown their weight behind the GPL Cooperation Commitment, the Red Hat-backed effort to “combat harsh tactics in open source license enforcement”. According to a Red Hat...
GraphQL foundation

Linux Foundation draws up plans for GraphQL

GraphQL has gotten its own foundation, under the auspices of the Linux Foundation, eight years after it was first developed at Facebook. The new foundation describes GraphQL as “a query...
Heptio Contour

VMware buys Heptio, sets course for cloud native

VMware has made a big bet on Kuberbnetes by swallowing Heptio, the two year old company started by two of the container orchestrator’s creators. Heptio’s co-founders are Joe Beda and...
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Google’s Bert slashes NLP tuning times, gets open-sourced

Google has promised to slash the time you need to train a question/answer system to as little as 30 minutes by opensourcing its pre-training model, Bert. Bert stands for Bidirectional...
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Running Chef Server on your IBM mainframe? Not for long…

Chef Software is pulling server support for IBM Linux on Z and Power Systems, giving customers until May next year to find an alternative. The automation vendor's Julian Dunn made...
github

GitHub promises better reporting, tries chaos engineering in wake of 24 hour outage

GitHub will junk its traffic light status system and invest in “chaos engineering tooling” to ensure there is no repeat of the series of unfortunate events that turned a...
release party

Red Hat Enterprise Linux hits 7.6, with added hybrid cloudiness

Red Hat took a break from being woo’d by IBM today to push out updates to its core operating system today, with a heavy emphasis on its hybrid cloud...