Python programmers prepare for pumped-up performance

Python developers can look forward to faster implementations with the release of Pyston v2.2, while Facebook is developing its own internal implementation...

Break point: Kasten ransomware protection, IBM storage, Bytecode Alliance, GPUs in GKE, Facebook joins Rust Foundation

Kasten, a Kubernetes backup and disaster recovery specialist, has added ransomware protection to its latest release, Kasten K10 v4.0. This comes in...

Red Hat reveals OpenShift Platform Plus, adds managed cloud services to OpenShift Dedicated service

Red Hat has unveiled OpenShift Platform Plus, an updated version of the firm’s enterprise application platform that adds Kubernetes-native security capabilities. The...

Mozilla promotes Pyodide as independent project to put Python in a browser

Mozilla has spun out Pyodide as an independent community-driven project aimed at enabling Python to run in the browser to support data...

Break point: Node.js 16, Ambasador Labs, Redis, Red Hat Satellite 6.9 and Atlassian buys ThinkTilt

Node.js 16 was released this week, with highlights being support for Apple Silicon and the V8 JavaScript engine getting updated to version...

Federated learning and time series are elementary in IBM Watson

IBM is making updates to Watson AI technologies for business, including the addition of support for federated learning and time series capabilities...
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CUDA be a contender: Release 11.3 of Nvidia’s GPU developer toolkit is out

Nivida has released CUDA 11.3, the latest release of its developer toolkit for building applications using its GPUs, with a focus on...

Break point: Visual Studio previews, Puppet moves, Amazon trains, and Tecton feasts

Microsoft has opened Visual Studio v16.10 preview 2 to the world and its dog. This pre-release version adds a number of new...

Cloudflare goes live with Workers Unbound for serverless apps that need a little more time

Cloudflare has opened its Workers Unbound service for general availability, expanding its serverless execution environment with more capabilities, catering for applications that...

One cloud to rule them: Informatica’s service will manage all your data, everywhere

Informatica has made available the Intelligent Data Management Cloud, a data management platform designed to help organisations tackle the challenges of dispersed...

Nvidia showcases AI developer tools at GTC 2021

Nvidia used its annual GPU Technology Conference to detail a number of tools and technologies to help developers build AI capabilities into...

Comeback kid Fortran reappears in programming index

The TIOBE Programming Community index for April is out, showing who the latest movers and shakers are in the top 20 list...

JetBrains opens early access to upcoming data science development environment

JetBrains is building a development environment focused on data science workflows and has opened up an early access programme (EAP) for potential...

New AWS tool uses machine learning to watch your services and data for anomalies

AWS has made available Amazon Lookout for Metrics, a service that uses machine learning (ML) to automatically monitor various metrics across business...

Break point: Grafana v7.5, PyTorch Profiler, Rust, HashiCorp Vault and CircleCI server

Grafana v7.5 has been released, and will be the last stable release of the analytics and visualization platform before Grafana 8.0 is...

Julia 1.6 is feted as next LTS release as team shows off compiler tweaks

Version 1.6 of the Julia language has been released, with the expectation that this will become the next long-term support (LTS) version....