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  • Understanding Microsoft’s Open Service Mesh August 11, 2020
    Only a few years ago, when we talked about infrastructure we meant physical infrastructure: servers, memory, disks, network switches, and all the cabling necessary to connect them. I used to have spreadsheets where I’d plug in some numbers and get back the specifications of the hardware needed to build a web application that could support […]
  • 2 cloud architecture problems are still unsolved August 11, 2020
    As 2021 begins to appear on the horizon, most people will be happy to see 2020 in the rearview mirror. Despite the pandemic and all its chaos and uncertainties, 2020 was the year of the cloud. Pandemic-weary enterprises rushed to the cloud for safety, scalability, and agility.We still have some architectural obstacles to overcome. There’s […]
  • AI and machine learning: Powering the next-gen enterprise August 10, 2020
    IT leaders are already starting to reap the rewards promised by AI and machine learning -- and a recent survey reveals half are considering greater investment as we hit economic headwinds.
  • How to choose a cloud machine learning platform August 10, 2020
    In order to create effective machine learning and deep learning models, you need copious amounts of data, a way to clean the data and perform feature engineering on it, and a way to train models on your data in a reasonable amount of time. Then you need a way to deploy your models, monitor them […]
  • How to refactor God objects in C# August 10, 2020
    In object-oriented programming (OOP), so-called God objects are an anti-pattern because they violate a number of good design principles. God objects are objects of classes that know too much or do too much, and hence make your code tightly coupled and difficult to maintain. This article talks about this anti-pattern and how you can get […]
  • Why MongoDB is ‘fundamentally better’ for developers August 10, 2020
    It takes a certain amount of chutzpah — OK, mountains of it — to invent a new kind of database and assume it will take over the world. Or maybe not assume, exactly, but, as MongoDB co-founder Eliot Horowitz put it in an interview, “If anyone was going to do it, we had just about […]
  • Microsoft breaks ranks with its own service mesh August 7, 2020
    Microsoft has announced that it will release its own open source service mesh — called Open Service Mesh (OSM) — and transfer it to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as soon as possible.This sets the Redmond-based company apart from its cloud rival Google, which recently announced that its own Istio service mesh will no longer […]
  • “Do More with R” video tutorials August 6, 2020
    ‘Do More with R’ offers quick video tips on useful things you can do in the R programming language. Now you can search these R tutorial videos by topics, tasks, and packages in the table below. (Click on the task to go straight to the video content—or in some cases, an article with a video). […]