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,...

What’s that behind you? Python – and it’s everywhere, say...

Python was the fastest growing progamming language of 2018, according to one tracking service that reckoned it seized a position in the top three...

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

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...

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

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...

Team Ruby buffs up JIT gem

Ruby’s high-water mark may be long past, but fans keep building and have now released version 2.6.0. Previewed in June last year, Ruby 2.6.0 features an...

Surviving Blockchain’s Cambrian explosion inside Hyperledger’s big temple

Eyebrows were raised when the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance and Linux Foundation’s Hyperledger become associate members of each other’s blockchain organisations in October. With hundreds of...

OpenStack Swift object store makes it a double for AWS S3

OpenStack’s Swift object store has been updated for the second time this year for Amazon’s S3. Version 2.20.0 delivers improved compatibility with S3, the Swift...

What’s the point: Serverless Framework update, Clojure refresh

Serverless Framework has hit v1.35, with two new features, and five bug fixes the firm behind it announced. First up is local invoke Ruby support...

Want less IBM with that? IBM Cloud and Blockchains get cosy...

IBM will embrace customers' multi-node clouds and blockchains with changes to its virtual cloud stack in early 2019. The systems giant is introducing changes that’ll...

GitHub greenlights revamped status page, after red (faced) October

GitHub has hit the green button on a new status page, just over a month after a catastrophic outage that showed its current mechanisms...