What’s the point: TensorFlow, Cider, Chef Infra Server, and Chronosphere

The TensorFlow project has started the year with a slew of security releases, fixing some medium to severe vulnerabilities arising from lack...

Fourth time’s the charm: Tiobe declares Python programming language of 2020

It’s the beginning of the month, so software quality company Tiobe has done its usual magic and released the January 2021 edition...

Just add Python: JupyterLab 3.0 arrives, making it easier to extend and debug notebooks

JupyterLab, a web-based user interface for Jupyter Notebooks, has just rolled out its third major release, providing users with a visual debugger,...

Apache Kafka edges closer to ZooKeeper freedom, reins in overhead

Developers of the Apache Kafka distributed event streaming platform have now belatedly pushed version 2.7 out of the door, rewarding users’ patience...

What’s the point: GTK, CUDA, PoCL, Eclipse, Spring Tools, and C++

After four years of work, the team behind the free and open source cross-platform widget toolkit GTK has finally emitted the fourth...

One for you, one for me: TensorFlow 2.4 lands with stable multi-worker strategy

After polishing release candidates for six weeks, the TensorFlow team topped off 2020 by lobbing version 2.4 of the deep learning framework...
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It’s a WebThings thing: Transition of gateways is about to start

Three years after its inception, Mozilla-bred smart home project WebThings Gateway has pushed out its 1.0 release and will now continue its...

Snakes in a box: Google open-sources Atheris Python Fuzzer

As interest in fuzzing as a software testing approach increases, Google decided to ride that wave and has open-sourced its Python fuzzing...

What’s the point: CLion, Rancher, Apache TVM, and AWS Lambda

The final CLion release of the year aims to lend C/C++ developers a hand at debugging. To make the experience smoother, it...

Not reinventing the wheel: AWS debuts its own K8s distro, looks to make ML more accessible

AWS re:Invent is here and with it a slew of Amazon product announcements, including container tech, storage, machine learning and its own...

Pip gets disruptive in 20.3 release, while SymPy looks for enhanced usability

Hailed as an “important and disruptive release”, version 20.3 of the package installer for the Python programming language pip is finally here...

GNU Octave 6.1 fine tunes precision and smoothes out some edges

Friends of open source Matlab-alternative GNU Octave can now get their hands on version 6.1 of the numerical computation tool.

Build it and they will come: JetBrains gets grip on MongoDB with v2020.3 of database IDE

While an IDE for database or SQL programmers might sound weird at first, it actually can be pretty useful. JetBrains’ DataGrip is...

What’s the point: Electron, Puppet, OpsRamp, S3, and Databricks

Electron 11 is now available and comes with support for Apple’s M1 chips, improved performance when sending wide objects over the context...

Cloudy with a chance of ML: Feast creator joins Tecton, while Kinvolk introduces Headlamp, and yet another Kubernetes distro debuts

Just a couple of days after the LF AI & Data Foundation welcomed machine learning feature store Feast as an incubation project,...

TensorWho? MLflow cozies up with PyTorch, goes for universal tracking

To coincide with PyTorch Developer Day, data analytics biz Databricks has released version 1.12 of machine learning platform MLflow. Besides making the...