Easy math: PyTorch 1.9 amps up distributed training and scientific computing

Version 1.9 of neural network and tensor computation framework PyTorch is now available. The 3400-plus commits in the update are expected to...

D3 7.0 to boost compatibility with Node.js by going all-in on ECMAScript modules

Popular data visualisation library D3 just received a major version bump, improving compatibility with JavaScript runtime environment Node.js. Svelte...

Break point: Ktor, Icinga for Windows, Cloudera, PolarDB, and Delta Sharing

Kotlin creator JetBrains has updated its Ktor framework for building Kotlin clients and servers. Version 1.6 sees the tool ending some long-standing...

ONNX Runtime 1.8 goes big on hardware, small on memory footprint

Microsoft’s ONNX runtime (ORT), an open source machine learning project meant to speed up the inference and training process, has been updated...

Break point: TypeScript 4.3, Red Hat, Databricks AutoML, GitHub OpenTelemetry, Digital.ai and CDK for Terraform

Microsoft has made available TypeScript 4.3, the latest release of its programming language that builds on JavaScript and follows the release candidate...

Amazon Redshift ML available: train and operate machine learning models on Redshift data

Amazon has made available Redshift ML, an extension of its data warehouse service that makes it easier for data analysts and developers...
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Elastic 7.13 stretches to runtime fields, searchable object stores and Azure integration

Elastic has released version 7.13 of its Elastic Stack, bringing new capabilities to its Elastic Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security solutions, plus...

KotlinDL 0.2: Deep learning framework for JVM progresses

JetBrains has released KotlinDL 0.2, an update for the deep learning framework it is creating using Kotlin, adding capabilities such as a...

Google gets to the point with Vertex AI

Vertex AI, Google's managed machine learning (ML) cloud platform to help organisations accelerate the deployment and maintenance of artificial intelligence (AI) models,...

Microsoft uncoils Azure SDK for data science using Conda and Python

Microsoft has made available a preview of an Azure SDK for Python (Conda) for data scientists working with the Python language and...

Break point: Rust 2021 plans, HAProxy Data Plane API, ServiceNow to Acquire Lightstep, IBM, and AWS SaaS Boost

The Rust team has published information regarding what to expect in Rust 2021, the third edition of the language, which they say...

TensorFlow 2.5.0 slithers in with support for Python 3.9

The TensorFlow team has released v2.5.0 of the open source software framework for machine learning, delivering a number of improvements along with...

Confluent for Kubernetes delivers on-premises Kafka cloud service

Confluent has released Confluent for Kubernetes, a repackaging of its cloud-based streaming data platform that enables customers to build and operate their...

Microsoft pushes Pylance in Python Extension for Visual Studio Code

Microsoft has made available the May 2021 release of the Python Extension for Visual Studio Code, making Pylance the default language server...

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...