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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.

The Update Framework becomes ninth project to graduate CNCF

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has heaved The Update Framework into the ranks of graduate projects, making it the first university-bred project to reach this level.

Apache Kafka reaches 2.4 release with new partitioner in tow

The team behind the distributed streaming platform Apache Kafka has added the finishing touches to version 2.4, adding features like multiple consumer group management, an alternative partitioner,...
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Intel adds NLP to Deep Learning Reference Stack

Intel has released version 5.0 of its Deep Learning Reference Stack, adding natural language processing capabilities and some examples to the offering.  The company...

DataStax Luna offers support to leave Cassandra’s dark sides behind

Database vendor DataStax has started offering commercial support for open source project Apache Cassandra and released some free tools to signal its dedication to the software.
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GitLab promises observability for all, asks for help in return

Following its stewardship mandate, GitLab has announced the moving of “a big portion of our observability features” to the core and therefore making them freely available to...
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Vim grants plugin devs a Christmas wish, adds popup support

Version 8.2 of popular text editor Vim is now available for download, fitting it with popup windows and text properties plugin developers might find interesting.
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Atlassian hammers out Forge cloud-app development platform

DevOps tool vendor Atlassian wants to get customers started on writing apps that integrate with its own product portfolio, introducing them to a beta version of Forge,...
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Google adds new family of VMs to its Compute Engine

Google has added a new kind of virtual machine to its Compute Engine, promising reliable performance, flexible configurations, and “best total cost of ownership” for general-purpose workloads.
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Eclipse Foundation shines a light on edge computing

After being in the works for a while, the Eclipse Foundation launched another special interest working group - this time, it’s for edge computing.
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Consul offers teams more autonomy, introduces namespaces

A preview of HashiCorp's service networking platform Consul 1.7 is now available, bringing namespaces and a new snapshot store to Enterprise users, while the rest will have...