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Julia Schmidt is an editor for devClass and organises event content. Before that she reported on software development, organised conferences and worked as an engineer and software developer.

Micronaut takes small step with 2.0 release, big one for Java on serverless

The team behind Micronaut, a framework for building JVM applications in Java, Kotlin, or Groovy, has completed version 2.0 of the project, providing users with better support...
database

Databricks hands MLflow to Linux Foundation, speeds up Delta Lake, and pushes pandas on...

Data science conference Spark+AI Summit is still in full swing. Organised by Spark experts Databricks, it naturally lent itself as a stage for some progress reports and...
SaltStack

SaltStack Enterprise 6.3 lets ops take the pulse of their infrastructure

The enterprise flavour of infrastructure automation software SaltStack has emerged in version 6.3, tackling vulnerability management and IT monitoring for a change. In the...
puppet automation

Puppet goes on air with Relay beta for day 2 ops

What began last year as Puppet’s continuous delivery project, Nebula, has reemerged as an event-driven automation platform dubbed Relay in a bid to support tech teams...
What's the point

What’s the point: Elastic, LLVM, rebrandings, Perl, and Harbor

Version 7.8 of the Elastic Stack has been recently made available for download. Users who haven’t checked the new features yet can look forward to a new...
Infrastructure as code

HashiCorp wafts managed cloud product under users’ noses, plus Nomad gets a hand with...

With infrastructure as code becoming more and more a thing, Terraform seems to be among the HashiCorp products that is currently able to draw the most interest....
SPIRE/SPIFFE leaves CNCF sandbox for incubator

CNCF plants SPIFFE and SPIRE into its incubator, looks to grow secure cloud projects

Linux Foundation subsidiary Cloud Native Computing Foundation has promoted security projects SPIFFE and SPIRE into its incubator, where they join the likes of container runtime cri-o, registry...
Spark 3.0

Spark 3.0 changes gears with adaptive query execution and GPU help

With Spark + AI Summit just around the corner, the team behind the big data analytics engine pushed out Spark 3.0 late last week, bringing accelerator-aware scheduling,...
GitLab

The centralised approach: Not great for contact-tracing apps, but sensible for alert management in...

Repository management cum DevOps platform GitLab has put improved alert management and code quality in the center of version 13.1, its latest monthly release.
Jenkins X

Jenkins X replaces Prow with Lighthouse for better source control compatibility

CloudBees has released the May update of its distribution for CI/CD tool Jenkins X, which highlights some of the progress made by the open source project recently.