Major milestone alert

Apache Hadoop 3.0 is here

Hadoop is back! The latest version [3.0.0] of the Open Source software framework for reliable, scalable, distributed computing brings a lot of new features, including an early preview (alpha 2) of a major revision of YARN Timeline Service, shell script rewrite and more.

Interview with Vladimir Schreiner, Hazelcast Product Manager

Hazelcast Jet 0.5: “Pipeline API has been intentionally designed as a fluent Java API, instead of something like SQL”

Hazelcast Jet 0.5 was released earlier this month. It includes the first release of Jet’s high-level API, which makes it easy for a developer to set processing parameters and embed Jet directly into an application. We talked with Vladimir Schreiner, Hazelcast Product Manager about the new release, what’s next for Hazelcast Jet and more.

Interview with Guy Podjarny, CEO and co-founder of Snyk

“Release notes are a good place to provide details about a vulnerability, but a poor choice for notifying users about it”

Snyk‘s latest report titled The State of Open Source Security emphasized the importance of the overall security of open source. We’ve previously suggested that you should be mindful about where your code is coming from but this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t use open source code. We talked with Guy Podjarny, CEO and co-founder of Snyk about all this and more.

Docker Captains interview series continues with Nick Janetakis

“I feel like Docker Swarm needs a bit more work to really be usable in production out of the box”

Docker is revolutionizing IT — you’re probably hearing this phrase quite often. Still, these questions linger: If we were to look beyond the hype, what’s so disruptive about Docker technology? What are the differences between Docker and a virtual machine? What is hype and where does the real added value lie? We talked with Nick Janetakis about all this and more.

Philosophy 101

Why software ethics matter

Software is impacting every area of our lives and will be even more omnipresent in the future. In this article, Boris Baldassari explores how we can be more ethical about it all.