Machine learning may sound futuristic, but its not. Speech recognition systems such as Cortana or Search in e-commerce systems have already showed us the benefits and challenges that go hand in hand with these systems. In our machine learning series we will introduce you to several tools that make all this possible. Fourth stop: Apache Mahout.
Mesosphere has stepped into the era of Container 2.0. Although Container 1.0 is “a useful conversation starter and a great way to get people interested in building with containers, it’s actually of limited utility.” Meet Container 2.0.
Each Monday we take a step back and analyze what has happened in the previous week. Last week we witnessed the launch of Prometheus 1.0, Mesos 1.0 and Spark 2.0, we discovered why Go is a beloved programming language and we dived deep into machine learning.
Mesos 1.0 is out! According to the official announcement, the new HTTP APIs make it easy to write a new framework or develop a new tool with off-the-shelf HTTP libraries written in the language chosen by users. This release also includes unified containerizer support, Container Networking Interface support, GPU support, improvements in authentication and authorization and more.
Apache OODT is an award-winning software birthed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, being used for scientific data system projects in Earth Science, Planetary Science, and Astronomy. DARPA XDATA and National Cancer Institute’s Early Detection Research Network are also using OODT. We talked to Tom Barber, software developer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, about the idea behind Apache OODT and its uses.
Have you been interested in trying out Apache JMeter? Nicolai Parlog presents a useful tutorial to help you load test your web app, create a test plan, execute it and benchmark your application.
The newest version of Groovy is here and with it, a mini makeover under their new custodians. The Apache Software Foundation is now looking after “Apache Groovy” with version 2.4.4 offering some critical bugfixes and maintenance.
The fourth release for the 1.X line of Spark is here, with Apache Spark 1.3 introducing usability improvements alongside a new DataFrame API that is sure to provide powerful and convenient operators.
Groovy fans rejoice: a move to the Apache Software Foundation is now confirmed. To alleviate concerns about his recent Restlet role, founder Guillaume Laforge has announced that the Groovy project will be moving, with news breaking today of the successful submission.
After progressing all the way up to version 0.99, HBase 1.0 is here; a major milestone in the Apache project’s development, offering some exciting features and new APIs without sacrificing stability.
More than two years have passed since we saw the last major version of Java search engine Apache Lucene and NoSQL server Apache Solr. The long-awaited releases of version 5.0 are here.
When it comes to web servers, Apache is the leader of the pack in terms of web site numbers and growth. However, there are alternatives out there that might be just as good for your company or project.
A major leap has been made for the newest version of Apache Hive, now proudly stepping up to version 1.0.0. After nine years of work, Hive can now embrace the new naming structure and all that comes with it.