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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.
What's the point

What’s the point: Serverless Framework, GitLab squash bugs, Istio gets talking

The Serverless Framework team has pushed out v1.36, with a fistful of bug fixes, almost two fistfuls of enhancements, but no new features per se. Five bugs are addressed, including...
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AWS takes aim at MongoDB with bracketed fire

Amazon has launched its own MongoDB compatible database service, in what is being seen as a major kick at the open source database vendor, and depending on your point...
Ansible Tower

Red Hat tops out Ansible Tower 3.4 with nest of workflows

Red Hat has announced general availability of Ansible Tower 3.4, with the biggest additions coming in the shape of a quartet of workflow enhancements. Nested workflows should help out with...
Fargate fireworks

AWS uses Firecracker to blow-up Fargate price list

AWS has slashed prices on its container friendly Fargate service, leaving EC2 users with some sums to do as to where best to run their workloads. As AWS puts it,...
Bingo card

Ali Baba barely blinks as it swallows Flink pioneers data Artisans

Ali Baba appears to have taken control of data Artisans, the Berlin-based outfit behind the Apache Flink open source big data framework. According to reports, Chinese mega bazar Ali Baba...
container security

Yes, we know containers are insecure. No, we won’t stop deploying them…

Almost half of organizations running containers in production know they contain security vulnerabilities, and almost as many simply don’t know, but they’re all going to carry on deploying the...
€1m bug bounty programme

Pirate Party MEP serves up €1m Brussels-backed bug program for open source

The European Union is ponying up close to  €1m under a bug bounty programme spanning a range of open source projects. The cash drop represents the latest milestone for the...
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Issues with TeamCity? It announced fixes for 100 late last month

JetBrains pushed out an upgrade to its TeamCity CI server over the holiday break, which it said would address a number of performance and upgrade problems in the December...
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Puppet Software gives enterprise fans a new CD to play with over Christmas

Puppet has given its most dedicated fans something to do while everyone else is out of the office for the next few weeks in the shape of a new...
Netflix Spring

Netflix tries on Spring Boot for size, says “I’ll take it”

DevOps poster child Netflix has declared it will use Pivotal’s Spring Boot as its core Java framework despite “having invested so much in internal solutions”. The streaming media and content...