Gabriela Motroc

Gabriela Motroc
Gabriela Motroc is an online editor for Before working at S&S Media she studied International Communication Management at The Hague University of Applied Sciences.


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The journey so far

containerd reaches its 1.0 milestone

containerd, an industry-standard runtime for building container solutions, has just reached its 1.0 milestone — that’s one year after Docker open-sourced it to make sure it receives the attention it deserves. Some of the performance improvements include the creation of a stress testing system, improvements in garbage collection and shim memory usage.

Interview with Claire Maynard, Head of Product Marketing for Bitbucket Cloud at Atlassian

“Bitbucket Deployments sits next to users’ source code and is configured with a single line of code”

With the newly-launched Bitbucket Deployments, there’s no need to set up and maintain a separate deployment tool, or scroll through unrelated builds in your CI service to analyze deployments. We talked with Claire Maynard, Head of Product Marketing for Bitbucket Cloud at Atlassian about Bitbucket Deployments and how it brings visibility into all steps of software release process.

What it is, what it's not, and what you can do with it

Blockchain: A technical primer

Gather around and I’ll tell you the story of blockchain! In this article, Greg Brady, founder and CEO of Tranquility Halo explains what blockchain is and how to put it to good use. Kepp in mind though: even though Bitcoin and the Blockchain are intertwined, as long as the Bitcoin ecosystem continues to roar away, you can use the Blockchain to write anything down forever.

Profile: Kathleen Yanolatos, Director of Engineering at Aaptiv

“People often have a stereotypical view of what an engineer looks like and that’s not usually a woman”

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Kathleen Yanolatos, Director of Engineering at Aaptiv.

Move over, Python and R

10 reasons why data scientists need to learn Java

Python and R have long been the two languages said to have a hold on the data science world, but that’s not to say they’re the only languages worth using for data science. Java is, in fact, a great language for doing data science — in this article, Aaron Lazar offers 10 reasons why Java should be included in your next data science project.

Theia 1.0 beta version will arrive this week

Theia update – Extensions, Git support & more

Theia has advanced to a solid foundation for future browser and desktop IDEs. If you want an easy-to-use, open-source framework to build extendable IDEs, why not give it a try? In this article, Sven Efftinge gives us an update on what’s been going on in the Theia universe.

Interview with Evgeny Vigovsky, COO of Saifu

“We can demonstrate that it is absolutely safe to use cryptocurrencies in everyday life”

Traditional money and the financial system will not disappear overnight but they will change. Have you considered using cryptocurrencies? We haven’t so far but they have just become more accessible to the everyday user. We talked with Evgeny Vigovsky, COO of Saifu about how the company wants to help make every currency transaction a breeze.

This should help you decide if Angular is the best choice for you

Angular — The good and the bad

Stack Overflow recently analyzed the most dramatic technology increases and decreases and, naturally, we weren’t surprised to see that the Angular tag rules over the ‘most dramatic increase’ top. However, this doesn’t mean Angular is spotless — it has both benefits and disadvantages. Let’s dissect them.

Interview with Ben Bromhead, CTO and Co-Founder at Instaclustr

Instaclustr: “We want to help grow the Apache Cassandra project”

Instaclustr, an open source as-a-service company, delivering reliability at scale wants to improve and maintain Apache Cassandra. Their intent is to build a team of committers that are actively involved and can provide some real operational experience to the community. We talked with Ben Bromhead, CTO and Co-Founder at Instaclustr about all this and more.

What went down at DevOpsCon 2017: All the goodies

DevOpsCon takeaways: Ops is more important than ever & automation can lead you astray

DevOpsCon 2017 is coming to an end but we’ve gathered enough intel to keep us out of DevOps trouble until our next DevOps-related event next year. We learned some rules about chaos engineering, we discovered that HTTP is not an ideal solution for microservices, we noted down some DevOps landmines and we found out that we shouldn’t rely on anything being stable, especially in the cloud. Let’s see what went down at DevOpsCon 2017.