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Julia Schmidt

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.

Databricks Runtime 5.5 previews Instance Pools

Databricks, the company behind open source project Apache Spark, has given its Runtime a good old polishing, buffing the version number up to 5.5.

Huskarl aims at becoming the TensorFlow for Reinforcement Learning

TensorFlow users interested in Reinforcement Learning (better known as the thing that made AlphaGo win at Go) might want to take a look at #PoweredByTF 2.0 Challenge...

Constrain yourself – Azure tries improving app performance through proximity grouping

Azure has announced a preview for proximity placement groups, in a bid to improve application performance by lowering network latency between virtual machines. The...
What's the point

What’s the point: Spring Tools, AWS Cloud Development Kit, Juke, Azure Lighthouse, Jenkins

Spring Tools 4 for Eclipse, Visual Studio Code, and Theia are now available in version 4.3.1. The release includes improvements to the startup time of the language...
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Up, up, and away – Azure Migrate reaches next level

Microsoft has given Azure Migrate an update, fashioning the tool into a unified platform to assess and follow through migration of apps, data, and infrastructure to the...
Service mesh

Linkerd service mesh hits v2.4 with HA, traffic splitting, and more debugging help

The team behind Linkerd has released version 2.4 of its service mesh, throwing a traffic splitting feature and service mesh interface support into the mix.
Weave Ignite

Weave didn’t start the fire, but anyway…here’s Ignite

Kubernetes experts Weaveworks celebrated their fifth birthday by presenting an alpha version of Weave Ignite, a new open source project to manage Firecracker VMs in a similar...
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DC/OS gives Enterprise ops better handle on storage

Users of Mesosphere’s DC/OS Enterprise offering can now set up policy-driven storage to help with the storage orchestration for their distributed stateful applications. The...
What's the point

What’s the point: Mozilla research grants, Netlify, Pony, ONAP

Before opening a new round in autumn 2019, Mozilla has informed the open source community about the results of its research grant programme for the first half...
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Google Cloud to expand imperium to file-storage-aaS Elastifile

Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian has announced the company “has entered into a definitive agreement” to acquire cloud file storage provider Elastifile. Details haven’t been disclosed at...