When is it best to run your application with fewer instances and large memory size, or a lot of instances with a small memory size? In this article, Ram Lakshmanan discusses the differences and pricing of each module and goes over two multi-billion dollar enterprise stories.
Is Julia “the language of the future”? The TIOBE Index has seen a recent upswing in its popularity, as it slowly climbs up the charts from 50th place to the 35th most popular programming language. At JuliaCon 2019, the results from the user survey were revealed. To celebrate, let’s take a quick dip into the language use cases and how it stacks up.
Do you ever feel like you don’t deserve your job? Do you ever feel like your achievements were just plain luck? Are you secretly afraid that your coworkers will realize you’re a fraud and actually have no idea what you’re doing? These feelings come from something called impostor syndrome. What is it and how should you deal with it? Read on to find out.
GraphQL continues to gain traction and become the standard for developers. In this article by Michael Williams, find out how GraphQL is changing the way an API queries the data. What does the future of GraphQL hold, and how is the community helping new developers contribute to open source software?
Is blockchain technology the next big thing in cybersecurity? The implementation of blockchain as a solution for cybersecurity can limit the number of targets a hacker can attack. The process of decentralization creates a more secure system and prevents easy access for cyber-criminals and potential fraud.
The rise of Kotlin has been meteoric, and a new report sheds some light on Android developers’ preferences. In this article, we take a look at the recent history of Kotlin and trace its growth over the last couple of years, look at the state of Kotlin today, and then look briefly to the future. Will Kotlin eat more of Java’s share or will Java remain king of the hill?
Kubernetes is most often used with Docker containers. But it’s not strictly dependent upon them. So how do they work together? This comprehensive Kubernetes guide explains it in detail. Additionally, Payara Micro is discussed – a lightweight open source platform for deploying Kubernetes in cloud environments.
Take a break from the sun, get indoors, and check out some of the hottest GitHub repos. This month, some of our favorite GitHub repos from July 2019 included an extensible Java-Fx based alternative to Postman, an autonomous car platform, and a bit of space travel history that’s out of this world.
Nick Lewis, Senior Software Engineer for Puppet teaches us how to deploy a TIG stack – that’s a stack with Telegraf, InfluxDB, and Grafana – using Bolt. Bolt is an automation tool that can run scripts in almost any language thanks to the plugins provided at the Puppet Forge. Let’s get stuck in!
IoT is a diligent technology that has totally transformed our daily lives. But how has the technology affected web developers? In this article, we attempt to understand the impact of IoT on the web development landscape.
Over time, maintenance often changes from structured programming to defensive programming. In order to counteract this downward spiral in the long run, we need a high-quality and flexible architecture with as little technical debt as possible.
Continuous integration, continuous deployment and now continuous automation. What’s all the fuss about and why should you be thinking about it? Olivia Diaz lays out the benefits to businesses willing to automate their DevOps processes.