October 2020

Head in the cloud: Why media production teams are adopting cloud-based solutions for a post-Covid world

Sponsored “Change is inevitable … growth is optional,” says John C Maxwell, internationally recognised leadership expert and best-selling author. As a renowned leadership guru, Maxwell may have been talking in general terms, but for media organisations in these tumultuous times, change has come along like an unstoppable tidal wave, with solutions to the challenge of… Read more » The post Head in the cloud: Why media production teams are adopting… Read More »Head in the cloud: Why media production teams are adopting cloud-based solutions for a post-Covid world

Understanding XGVela: Bringing more power to 5G with cloud-native telco PaaS

A platform as a service (PaaS) model of cloud computing brings lots of power to the end users. It provides a platform to the end customers to develop, run, and manage applications without the complexity of building and maintaining the infrastructure typically associated with developing and launching an application. In the roadmap to building a… Read more » The post Understanding XGVela: Bringing more power to 5G with cloud-native telco… Read More »Understanding XGVela: Bringing more power to 5G with cloud-native telco PaaS

Apache Cassandra indexing without having to say I’m sorry

Recently, there’s been a new change proposal for Cassandra indexing that attempts to reduce the tradeoff between usability and stability: Making the WHERE clause much more interesting and useful for end-users. This new method is called Storage-Attached Indexing (SAI). It’s not the flashiest name, but what do you expect? Engineers aren’t known for naming things, but cool technology is never a joke. SAI has captured the attention of the Cassandra… Read More »Apache Cassandra indexing without having to say I’m sorry

Report: The emergence of Big Code comes with big problems

Despite efforts to make building and maintaining applications more maintainable, code is still growing in volume, variety, velocity and value. As a result, the trend Big Code has emerged and is expected to be just as disruptive to development teams as Big Data was to data teams.  “Today’s massive codebases make it difficult for developers to discover, understand, and fix code because of the significant increase in its volume and… Read More »Report: The emergence of Big Code comes with big problems

SD Times news digest: npm public roadmap, TIBCO to acquire Information Builders, and HackerOne expands integrations ecosystems

The npm have released a new public roadmap. Developers can use the roadmap to learn more about the features that are being worked on, the stage that they’re in, as well as when they can be expected.  They can also open a discussion and share suggestions for how the products should be improved and discuss those improvements with the community, including members of the npm product team. “We know that… Read More »SD Times news digest: npm public roadmap, TIBCO to acquire Information Builders, and HackerOne expands integrations ecosystems

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Waypoint

HashiCorp has announced a new open-source project to help developers build, deploy and release apps across any platform. Waypoint provides a modern and consistent workflow using a single configuration file and command: waypoint up.  The project supports Kubernetes, HashiCorp Nomad, Amazon ECS, Google Cloud Run, Azure Container Instances, Docker, and Buildpacks.   According to the company, Waypoint is software that is downloaded and self-hosted to manage the deployment of applications. It… Read More »SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Waypoint

Reducing identity and access security risks in cloud infrastructures: A guide

Organisations understand the business value of cloud environments like Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), but many haven’t realised how these infrastructures increasingly place the onus on them to manage security risk. In fact, Analyst firm Gartner has estimated that over the next three years 99% of cloud security failures… Read more » The post Reducing identity and access security risks in cloud infrastructures: A… Read More »Reducing identity and access security risks in cloud infrastructures: A guide

Angular vs React: Which One to Choose in 2020?

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? To be or not to be? Are zebras black or white? Angular or ReactJS? True. Choosing an ideal Javascript framework is nothing less than an uphill battle. However, with this comprehensive post on Angular vs React, we will help you choose a framework that’s right for your […]

Introducing Amazon SNS FIFO – First-In-First-Out Pub/Sub Messaging

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When designing a distributed software architecture, it is important to define how services exchange information. For example, the use of asynchronous communication decouples components and simplifies scaling, reducing the impact of changes and making it easier to release new features. The two most common forms of asynchronous service-to-service communication are message queues and publish/subscribe messaging: With message queues, messages are stored on the queue until they are processed and deleted by… Read More »Introducing Amazon SNS FIFO – First-In-First-Out Pub/Sub Messaging

Episerver acquires Optimizely to create advanced digital experience platform

Digital experience platform provider Episerver has announced that it is acquiring experimentation and optimization company Optimizely.  The acquisition will enable Episerver to help customers optimize every user touchpoint. According to the cmopany, customers will be able to do more testing with greater ease than ever before. “While every B2B and B2C company is online today, not every team is using customer insights to confidently seize new opportunities and adapt to… Read More »Episerver acquires Optimizely to create advanced digital experience platform