Containers and Immutable Deployments (The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit)

Even though CM alleviated some of the infrastructure problems, it did not make them go away. The problem is still there, only in a smaller measure. Even though it is now defined as code and automated, infrastructure hell continues to haunt us.

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Netflix OSS Spinnaker on the AWS Cloud: Quick Start Reference Deployment

This new Quick Start from AWS automates the deployment of Spinnaker, which is a continuous deployment tool from Netflix Open Source Software (OSS), on the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. Spinnaker is used as a DevOps continuous delivery platform for releasing software changes.

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DevOps Newsletter 275

This is one of our weekly DevOps Newsletter posts, they’re sent to our email subscribers every Sunday. This particular one was delivered on the 21st August, 2016. Sound interesting? You should subscribe to future emails.

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The Best Tools to Predict and Manage Cloud Costs

Cloud pricing can be a frustrating experience. Everything is charged by different metrics. Some of the prices are spelled out, some are hidden behind paywalls or aren’t clear until you get your monthly bill and realize you forgot to turn off an instance that is chewing up your wallet.

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World’s Fastest Supercomputer Now Has Chinese Chip Technology

(Bloomberg) — In a threat to US technology dominance, the world’s fastest supercomputer is powered by Chinese-designed semiconductors for the first time. It’s a breakthrough for China’s attempts to reduce dependence on imported technology.

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Jupyter Notebook Viewer

In this notebook, we cover the basics of probability theory, and show how to implement the theory in Python 3. (You should have a little background in probability and Python.) In 1814, Pierre-Simon Laplace wrote (originally in French): Probability …

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LinkedIn Open-Sources Spark-Based Machine Learning Library

LinkedIn continues its strategy of developing hot technology and open-sourcing it, this time a machine learning library for Spark called Photon ML.

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Intel Launches Latest High-End Xeon E7 Chips, and Server OEMs Sign On

Intel this week rolled out the latest generation of its Xeon E7 server processors, unveiling a family of 14nm chips with more cores per chip (up to 24, rather than 18), instruction threads (48 from 36) and more last-level cache (60MB from 45MB) than its predecessor.

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Amazon Debuts Flourish, a Runtime Application Model for Serverless Computing

Amazon Web Services has started to build out support tooling for its Lambda-based serverless infrastructure.

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Minimesos Brings Mesos Simulation and Testing to Developer Laptops

Container Solutions, a pan-European company delivering software engineering services and building tools for microservices developers, has taken the wraps off the latest version of its minimesos project.

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