Welcome to my weekly newsletter! This is a curated perspective & analysis of this week's top tech news, with a focus on trends and tech around modern software development and DevOps.
This week was the Community Leadership Summit (#CLSummit) and #OSCON, one of the largest conferences on open source. Surprisingly little news, but a nice-looking talk by Kara Sowles on incentives and org placement.
Airbnb Engineering & Data Science
– Jul 18, 11:23 AM
At Airbnb, we have spent years steadily migrating all Frontend code to a consistent architecture where entire web pages are written as a hierarchy of React components hydrated with data from our API. The role Ruby on Rails plays in getting the web…
Donnie BerkholzThe bounce back and forth between server-side and client-side will probably never end.
Happiness and other emotions spread between people in direct contact, but it is unclear whether massive online social networks also contribute to this spread. Here, we elaborate a novel method for measuring the contagion of emotional expression.
Donnie BerkholzSuper important for transparent communities, like open-source development or corporate social networks.
Building, deploying and managing applications with Kubernetes comes with its own set of unique challenges. Today, we are excited to be the first major cloud provider to offer production-ready commercial Kubernetes apps right from our marketplace…
Donnie BerkholzApplications are a true mark of a maturing ecosystem. Not just infrastructure and databases, but true frontends. OpenStack always had trouble with that.
Free and open source software is everywhere, frequently taking over entire fields of computing. Consider how Linux, Hadoop, Docker, Kubernetes, and TensorFlow have changed the way companies produce software. Or why corporate giants such as Amazon…
Donnie BerkholzGonna check this out very soon. The authors could hardly have more credibility.
On Tuesday, 17 July 2018, customers using Google Cloud App Engine, Google HTTP(S) Load Balancer, or TCP/SSL Proxy Load Balancers experienced elevated error rates ranging between 33% and 87% for a duration of 32 minutes. Customers observed errors…
Donnie BerkholzDark launch but still took down the cloud.
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Donnie BerkholzThese are Kara's slides. Unfortunately the title didn't pull from the link. Recommended.