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Pepperdata Code Analyzer, Couchbase’s Engagement Database, and DataStax Managed Cloud — SD Times news digest: May 23, 2017

Pepperdata announced a new product that identifies lines of code and stages of performance issues that are related to CPU, memory, or network and disk I/O. The Pepperdata Code Analyzer for Apache Spark provides Spark application developers with the means to find performance issues and connect them to a specific block of code within their …

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Chef extends automation solutions with capabilities for cloud-native, container-first architectures

Chef is showing off its investment in continuous automation throughout the enterprise at this year’s ChefConf 2017. The company announced several new capabilities and updates to its automation platforms, which will allow enterprises to make the transition to cloud-native and container-first environments. The changing software architecture landscape leads companies to consider adopting cloud-native environments or …

Guest View: Jobs-as-Code: Automation lets developers deliver better software, faster

In DevOps workflows, automation saves time, conserves resources, reduces errors and ensures consistency. Despite this, developers continue to ignore the existence of world-class workflow automation and job scheduling solutions and instead rely on a variety of simple tools to code jobs as they build apps. Since neither these tools nor the developers adhere to the …

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GitHub Marketplace, Tails reaches RC status, and block.one’s open-source software for EOS — SD Times news digest: May 22, 2017

GitHub is adding more tools so developers can customize their workflow. The organization announced the GitHub Marketplace, GitHub Apps (formerly Integrations), and the GitHub GraphQL API, along with a few other platform updates. The GitHub Marketplace is a new way for developers to find apps that they can use in their development workflow. More than a dozen …

Top 10 considerations when planning Docker-based microservices

Replacing monolithic apps — or building greenfield ones — with microservices is a growing consideration for development teams that want to increase their agility, iterate faster and move at the speed of the market. By providing greater autonomy amongst different teams, allowing them to work in parallel accomplishing more in less time, microservices offer code …

SnapLogic Integration Assistant, Heroku CI, Sencha Test 2.1 — SD Times news digest: May 19, 2017

SnapLogic is turning to artificial intelligence in its Spring 2017 release. The new AI feature is designed to reduce the time and cost of cloud, analytics and digital transformation initiatives. The SnapLogic Integration Assistant is a recommendation engine that uses machine learning to provide users with step-by-step guidance for building data pipelines. Other features in …

SD Times GitHub project of the week: ParlAI

In order for chatbots to be able to talk to people in a natural, human-like manner, bots are going to need some serious training. Chatbots today have some difficulty understanding more than a single sentence, and chaining together bot tasks is an even bigger challenge. Recognizing this problem, the Facebook AI Research (FAIR) team built …

Apache Beam 2.0 released

The Apache Beam team has announced the first stable release of the project, version 2.0. Apache Beam is an advanced unified programming model designed for batch and streaming data processing. In addition to this being the first stable release of the project, the team says this is also the third most important milestone for the …

Google I/O takes on virtual reality and augmented reality

Google announced new investments in the immersive computing space to help developers build new applications and experiences at day two of its annual developer conference, Google I/O. The new announcements align with Google’s mission to bring computing to everyone, Clay Bavor, vice president of virtual and augmented reality, explained. “Our investments in the web mean …

SmartBear’s “State of Code Review 2017,” Cloudflare introduces Argo, and Chain’s Ivy Playground — SD Times news digest: May 18, 2017

SmartBear is releasing the latest results from its “The State of Code Review 2017: Trends & Insights into Dev Collaboration industry survey, which finds that interest in code review has nearly doubled since last year. Fifty-two percent of respondents reported code review as the number one solution for improving code quality. Other solutions included unit …

Google open-sources Firebase SDKs, opens up Android Instant Apps, and provides new developer features

Google wrapped up the first day of its annual developer conference, Google I/O, yesterday with a number of new features and solutions for Android developers. In addition to announcing the Android O Developer Preview 2, Android Go, Kotlin on Android and Android Studio 3.0, the company announced it is open-sourcing its Firebase SDKs, opening up access …

IBM wants to bring blockchain to the enterprise

IBM has embarked on a journey to take blockchain out of cryptocurrency and build blockchain software for the business. Over the last couple of years, the company has developed a permissioned blockchain, IBM Blockchain, to solve one of the biggest problems the bitcoin blockchain didn’t solve — protecting data privacy in the context of industry …

SignalFx release features new alerting capabilities for cloud operations teams

Being able to catch issues in advance becomes important when switching to a modern architecture like containers or microservices, but without the right alerting or monitoring features, traditional architecture companies are unable to effectively identify trends in their data. With SignalFx’s new set of capabilities around alerting, the company gives these companies sophisticated analytics so …

Informatica introduces CLAIRE, expands capabilities of IPaaS

Informatica is transforming data management with its Informatica Intelligent Data Platform, which received several new updates this week, including the introduction of CLAIRE, the new metadata-driven artificial intelligence in Informatica’s platform. CLAIRE is embedded on Informatica’s Intelligent Data Platform. It takes the entire portfolio of the company’s data management products and solutions and adds machine …

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