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All the Apache Streaming Projects: An Exploratory Guide

The speed at which data is generated, consumed, processed, and analyzed is increasing at an unbelievably rapid pace. Social media, the Internet of Things, ad tech, and gaming verticals are struggling to deal with the disproportionate size of data sets. These industries demand data processing and...
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Developing a Regression Testing Strategy

Teams working in agile test each new function during the release cycle, maybe do some light poking the day before shipping, and then give the thumbs up. Alternately, they just do nothing and software still ships. There is a better way to approach this problem; develop a regression testing strategy...
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Portals: Using GTK+ in a Flatpak

The time is ripe for new ways to distribute and deploy desktop applications: between snappy, Flatpak, AppImage and others there are quite a few projects in this area. Sandboxing Most of these projects involve some notion of sandboxing: isolating the application from the rest of the system. Snappy...
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Antony Arokiasamy and Kedar Sadekar lead the personalization infrastructure team at Netflix. In this talk from MesosCon, they describe the self-learning framework called Meson, which is built on Apache Mesos.

3 Cutting-Edge Frameworks on Apache Mesos

The three cutting-edge frameworks showcased in these talks from MesosCon North America demonstrate the amazing power and flexibility of Apache Mesos for solving large-scale problems. Perhaps you have noticed, in our Apache Mesos series, the importance of frameworks. Mesos frameworks are the...
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Bridging Tech’s Diversity Gap

Recently, the OpenStack Foundation conducted a survey to dig deeper into who was actually involved with its community. The results were quite shocking, showing that only 11 percent of the entire OpenStack population identify as women. Team leaders across the industry took notice, with many asking...
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The PocketC.H.I.P. Is the Handheld Linux Machine I've Been Looking For

The variety of ways people have found to cram the palm-sized Raspberry Picomputer inside a handheld device are some of my favorite Pi projects. But those projects are usually expensive, and some even require a 3D printer. The PocketC.H.I.P. isn’t nearly as powerful as a Pi, but it’s still the...
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Architectural Considerations for Open-Source PaaS and Container Platforms

The market for open source PaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) and Container platforms is rapidly evolving, both in terms of technologies and the breadth of offerings being brought to market to accelerate application development. Many IT organizations and developers are now mandating that any new software...
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Microsoft's Project Malmo AI Platform Goes Open Source

Microsoft has released artificial intelligence system Project Malmo to the open-source community. The system, now available to all, uses Minecraft to test artificial intelligence protocols. On Thursday, the Redmond giant revealed the shift of Project Malmo from the hands of a small group of...
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The Wi-Fi Network Edge Leads in an SDN World

New thinking around software-defined networking makes the Wi-Fi network edge especially powerful. Two decades ago, the core was the place to be in campus networking. The networking battles of the 1990s concluded with the edge specialists humbled and assimilated by core product lines. Control the...
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Greg Kroah-Hartman provides an overview of Linux kernel maintenance and development to the Kubernetes team.

Greg Kroah-Hartman Tells Google's Kubernetes Team How to Go Faster

What has 21 million lines of code, 4000 contributors, and more changes per day than most software projects have in months, or even years? The Linux kernel, of course. In this video, Greg Kroah-Hartman provides an inside view of how the largest, fastest software project of all absorbs so many...
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