September 2021

Introducing Amazon MSK Connect – Stream Data to and from Your Apache Kafka Clusters Using Managed Connectors

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by Danilo Poccia | on 16 SEP 2021 | in Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK), Analytics, Announcements, Launch, News | Permalink | |  Share Apache Kafka is an open-source platform for building real-time streaming data pipelines and applications. At re:Invent 2018, we announced Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka, a fully managed service that makes it easy to build and run applications that use Apache Kafka to… Read More »Introducing Amazon MSK Connect – Stream Data to and from Your Apache Kafka Clusters Using Managed Connectors

Postman updates its API platform

Postman API announced that it’s redefining the API Management category with the launch of a new version of the platform.  The new and improved features include deeper integration with version control systems, all-new private API networks which provides a central directory of all internal APIs in an organization, and simplified API documentation and onboarding.  The new version of the platform also includes a new enterprise governance feature in which team… Read More »Postman updates its API platform

SD Times news digest: Stable Jetpack Wear OS libraries, Domo Sandbox, and new Sentry capabilities

Android recently announced the delivery of the first five stable Jetpack Wear OS libraries. These include: wear, wear-input, wear-ongoing, wear-phone-interactions, and wear-remote-interactions. The wear library allows users to lay out elements in an arch and write curved text in order to support the curvature of round watches. In addition, wear-input identifies and interacts with hardware buttons on Wear OS devices. Wear-ongoing features Surface Ongoing Notifications in new Wear specific surfaces.… Read More »SD Times news digest: Stable Jetpack Wear OS libraries, Domo Sandbox, and new Sentry capabilities

CodeSignal announces new IDE for the hiring process

CodeSignal, a technical recruiting company, announced today new advanced hiring assessment capabilities. The release features the new IDE designed to test candidates’ technical skills with real-world assessments.  According to CodeSignal, the new IDE works as a flight simulation of the coding environment. This allows for employers to fully assess a candidate’s skill set while also providing said candidate the opportunity to showcase their abilities and prove why they are the… Read More »CodeSignal announces new IDE for the hiring process

AWS IQ expansion: Connect with Experts and Consulting Firms based in the UK and France

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by Alex Casalboni | on 16 SEP 2021 | in Announcements, AWS IQ, AWS Marketplace, AWS Partner Network, Customer Enablement, Europe | Permalink | |  Share AWS IQ launched in 2019 and has been helping customers worldwide engage thousands of AWS Certified third-party experts and consulting firms for on-demand project work. Whether you need to learn about AWS, plan your project, setup new services, migrate existing applications, or optimize your… Read More »AWS IQ expansion: Connect with Experts and Consulting Firms based in the UK and France

Microsoft consumers can now completely remove passwords from their accounts

Microsoft today announced that users of Outlook, OneDrive, Family Safety, and more can now opt out of using passwords and choose alternative authentication methods, predicting that “the future is passwordless.” This comes after the company announced that ​​passwordless sign-in was generally available for commercial users, bringing the feature to enterprise organizations around the world.    Some of the main reasons why the company thinks that going passwordless is the next step is because… Read More »Microsoft consumers can now completely remove passwords from their accounts

How AWS is Supporting Nonprofits, Governments, and Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ida

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by AWS News Blog Team | on 15 SEP 2021 | in Amazon Connect, Amazon WorkMail, Disaster Response, Public Sector | Permalink | |  Share AWS Disaster Response Team volunteer Paul Fries runs cable to provide connectivity in a police station that has been converted into a supply distribution center and housing for National Guard troops and FEMA. During the crisis that has resulted in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida,… Read More »How AWS is Supporting Nonprofits, Governments, and Communities Impacted by Hurricane Ida

SD Times news digest: Microsoft announces .NET 6 Release Candidate 1, Aerospike 5.7, and Kobiton funding

Microsoft announced the release of .NET 6 Release Candidate 1, the first of two “go live” releases that are supported in production. It can be downloaded for Linux, macOS, and Windows and it focuses on quality improvements aimed to resolve functional or performance issues. .NET 6 Release Candidate 1 has been tested and is supported with Visual Studio 2022 Preview 4. Usage in Visual Studio 2022 will allow for development… Read More »SD Times news digest: Microsoft announces .NET 6 Release Candidate 1, Aerospike 5.7, and Kobiton funding

Report: Enterprise Java is having a renaissance

Enterprise Java is currently experiencing a renaissance, ever since the change in name from Java EE to Jakarta EE and the transfer of the project from Oracle to the Eclipse Foundation. This is according to Mike Milinkovich, executive director of The Eclipse Foundation, in response to the results of the foundation’s 2021 Jakarta EE Developer Survey. According to the report, Jakarta EE was the second most used cloud native framework,… Read More »Report: Enterprise Java is having a renaissance