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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.

Red Hat drops MongoDB out of Satellite

Red Hat is prising MongoDB out of its Satellite infrastructure management platform in favour of PostgreSQL. The open source vendor made the announcement in...
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Datadog swallows elephantine French app testing firm Madumbo

Monitoring outfit Datadog has lapped up Paris-based app testing outfit Madumbo, extending its reach into experience monitoring and adding a little more AI catnip to its technology...
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Atlassian speeds up search, buffs up boards in Jira Software 8.0

Atlassian has promised Jira users a big hit of speed with the latest on-prem version of the bug-tracking-cum-everything platform this week, with promised improvements in indexing and...
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Got Docker? Get patching…runc container breakout vuln allows root access

A vulnerability in the runc run time which could allow a malicious container to gain root access to host machines seems set to cause a fraught Monday...
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Facebook eyes up, swallows retail visual AI specialist GrokStyle

Facebook has further stuffed its AI toolbox with the acquisition of retail artificial intelligence developer GrokStyle. Facebook has not disclosed any details of the...
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TensorFlow releases v1.13.0 RC1, looks ahead to v2.0

TensorFlow fans have been rewarded with a first release candidate for v1.13.0 of the machine learning framework, which will further whet their appetites for the also soon...
New Relic AIOps buy

New Relic buys AIops outfit SignifAI, says we can all have a virtual SRE

New Relic has boosted its artificial intelligent quotient by buying SignifAI, a three year old company that has previously promised its service acts...
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Databricks aims to flush out MLflow, Delta bottlenecks after investors put in another $250m

Spark originator Databricks has deepened its relationship with Microsoft, after Redmond took part in a funding round that has poured another $250m into the firm. The latest bundle of cash...
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Chat platform Slack quietly moves towards stock market listing

Slack, the chat platform beloved of the DevOps classes, has announced plans to go public albeit in the least communicative way possible. The six year old chat/collaboration platform issued a...
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Azure DevOps team offers users a look down the pipeline, previews Q1/Q2 changes

Microsoft’s Azure DevOps team has updated its roadmap for the service, giving users a heads-up on what they can expect over the next two quarters. The most changes come in...