Cloudflare has recently announced R2 storage, a S3-compatible service to store large amounts of data with no egress bandwidth fees associated. An automatic migration of objects from Amazon S3 to Cloudflare R2 will be offered to facilitate the transition or integration for existing AWS deployments.
In this podcast Shane Hastie, Lead Editor for Culture & Methods, spoke to Damon Lanphear about recruiting and growing remote teams, hanging the interviewing process, governance as an accelerator of innovation and applying AI to primary healthcare.
Traditionally, monitoring software has relied heavily on agent-based approaches for extracting telemetry data from systems. Observability requires better telemetry than agents currently provide. OpenTelemetry is driving advances in this area by creating a standard format and APIs to create, transmit, and store telemetry data. This unlocks new opportunities in observability.
Google has launched a new initiative aimed at creating a curated collection of open source projects related to Google technologies. Google's Dev Library will not only contain code repositories, but also articles, tools, and tutorials collected from various Internet sources.
Happy developers make happy customers and stakeholders. Authority is ineffective with competent and knowledgeable teams. Socio-technical systems design provides a new worldview of what constitutes quality of working life and humanism at work. To create a magic environment where the soul of our teams can thrive, we need to create the conditions for strong relationships to develop and flourish.
Companies can establish a culture of psychological safety among their employees, a culture in which failing is not frowned upon but rather is accepted as something that can happen to anyone. Safe-to-fail should be part of the corporate culture. A shift in the way we envision success can lead to a better understanding of where failure lies and provide courage to overcome our fears.
AWS Graviton2 processors are 64-bit Arm-based processors custom built by AWS to offer customers a better price to performance ratio for workloads like web and mobile backends, data, and media processing. Recently, AWS announced the general availability (GA) of AWS Lambda functions powered by AWS Graviton2 processors.
Ionic describes its new web view component, Ionic Portals, as a "supercharged" version of the native web view controls available on iOS and Android. It aims to make it easier for developers to integrate web apps with native code in an efficient way.
The companies that are successfully operating distributed systems use tools and techniques that address operational concerns of the individual microservices as well as for the whole system. This eMag features content from InfoQ articles and presentations from the Operating Microservices track of QCon Plus.
A number of studies and reviews have recently been published which look at the changes needed and the impact of shifting to a four-day work week. The consensus is that, while there are some challenges to be overcome, generally shifting to a four-day work week results in happier, more engaged staff with increased productivity.
In this article, I’ll discuss some of the most common security deficiencies in mobile apps and explain the potential risks to consumers, app developers, and brands, as well how to break the cycle of poor app security, using automated, rapid, continuous, and iterative deployment.
IBM introduced the no-cost Semeru Runtimes that use the class libraries from OpenJDK together with the Eclipse OpenJ9 Java Virtual Machine (JVM). The runtimes based on OpenJ9 may be used as an alternative for runtimes based on HotSpot. Previously AdoptOpenJDK produced binaries with OpenJ9, however, that’s no longer legally allowed since their move to the Eclipse Foundation under the name Adoptium.
Scrum is easy to explain and hard to do well. The majority of Scrum Teams struggle to do Scrum well. The OMG Essence standard promises to make practices more accessible and to free them from the tyranny of formal methods and frameworks. This article explains how Essence Scrum practices produced by Ian Spence and Dr Jeff Sutherland can help your teams get better at Scrum regardless of the context
Scikit-learn, the popular Python-based machine learning (ML) library, has released version 1.0. Although the library has been stable for some time, and the release contains no breaking changes, the project maintainers opted for a major version revision to signal to users that the software is mature and production-ready.
The uptake of low code software is so strong that it will almost certainly make its way into your organization. Most software engineers shouldn’t be concerned about this because they are good at the things that low code software is not yet good at. The key to surviving and thriving during this change is ensuring that your role encompasses responsibilities that low code can’t do yet.