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Experts expect AWS re:Invent 2019 to spotlight AI, security and more

Source:-searchaws.techtarget.com Re:Invent 2019 will yet again be heavy on product rollouts. Get ready for the show with a rundown on the topics and technologies our experts predict AWS will spotlight. As the AWS re:Invent 2019 conference approaches, the cloud computing community can expect another round of product rollouts and feature updates as AWS sets the agenda for another year. Last year’s re:Invent included some predictable product rollouts, such as Amazon Managed Blockchain and AWS Transit Gateway, as well as the

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DevOps now most sought-after skill, and with good reason

Source:-zdnet.com If one seeks evidence of how hot DevOps is these days, look to demand for appropriate skills as an indicator. And DevOps skills top the list these days. That’s the word from a survey of 250 IT managers from OpsRamp, which finds widespread demand for DevOps capabilities and skills. For starters, nearly two-thirds are actively seeking a DevOps approach.  DevOps skills are more in demand than any other IT-related skill, even surpassing cloud and data science skills. Close to two-thirds of

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Splunk .conf19 Conference Focuses On Turning Data Into Doing

Source:-forbes.com Splunk and 11,000 or so of their closest friends—including more than 2,200 partners—hung out in Las Vegas last week for the .conf19 conference. Splunk executives unveiled a number of innovations and initiatives and presented a roadmap and vision for Splunk that focused on using its Data-to-Everything platform to turn data into doing. They packed a lot into .conf19. The keynote session on Tuesday morning was filled with significant announcements related to innovations within Splunk and Splunk’s investment and participation

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Google Cloud AI Platform Gets Enhanced Training And Inference Capabilities

Source:-forbes.comGoogle announced updates to its Cloud AI Platform that enhance training and prediction capabilities of machine learning and deep learning models.  Google Cloud AI Platform is an end-to-end machine learning platform as a service (ML PaaS) targeting data scientists, ML developers, and AI engineers. The Cloud AI Platform has services to tackle the lifecycle of machine learning models. From data preparation to training to model serving, the platform has all the essential building blocks to develop and deploy sophisticated machine learning models. 

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Microsoft JEDI contract leaves AWS to weigh its options

Source:-searchcloudcomputing.techtarget.com Losing the $10 billion JEDI cloud computing contract to Microsoft forces AWS to consider its next steps in trying to reverse the government’s surprise decision. Days after Microsoft won the $10 billion JEDI contract over AWS, industry observers are still unpacking its ramifications and the forces that led to the Department of Defense’s surprise decision. “We’re surprised about this conclusion,” an AWS spokesperson said in a statement. “AWS is the clear leader in cloud computing, and a detailed assessment purely

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How Descartes Labs achieved safe, mission-critical continuous delivery

Source:-techbeacon.com At Descartes Labs we have built a data refinery to collect, process, and analyze sensor data to quantify changes in the Earth. Our platform runs on Kubernetes in Google Cloud, powering global-scale machine learning across more than 10 petabytes of geospatial data. At any given time we may have tens of thousands of CPUs extracting meaning from complex geospatial datasets, with models generating insights within minutes of satellites passing overhead (such as this one, for wildfire detection). Supporting a rapidly evolving API

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GitHub along with Weights & Biases introduced CodeSearchNet challenge evaluation and CodeSearchNet Corpus

Source:-hub.packtpub.com Yesterday, the team at GitHub along with its partners from Weights & Biases introduced the CodeSearchNet challenge evaluation environment and leaderboard. The team is also releasing a large dataset to help data scientists in building models for this task and several baseline models that highlight the current state of the art. Semantic code search involves retrieving relevant code when a natural language query is given. While dealing with other information retrieval tasks, it needs to bridge the gap between the language used in code

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Cloudera Data Platform launches with multi/hybrid cloud savvy and mitigated Hadoop complexity

Source:-zdnet.comThe watershed release of CDP, on which investors and customers have been waiting like nervous parents, is launched. And it’s much more than a merged version of the Cloudera CDH and Hortonworks HDP distributions. Cloudera Data Platform (CDP) is launching today. It’s a watershed release and brings existential changes to Hadoop and Big Data overall. It’s the culmination of several developments, including Cloudera’s merger with its erstwhile rival, Hortonworks. And the pressure to deliver it has been intense. BACKSTORY When Cloudera announced its first

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NOVA Program Taps AWS to Train Marines in Data Intelligence

Source:- campustechnology.com Northern Virginia Community College is working with the U.S. Marine Corps and Amazon Web Services to develop a set of courses focused on data intelligence. The new courses will cover cloud computing, data analytics, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) topics. To complete the program, Marines take 31 credits at NOVA as well as a course offered by the Marine Corps focused on military-specific components. Participants can then go on to obtain an associate applied science degree in

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Choosing the Right Enterprise Kubernetes Management Solution

Source:- it.toolbox.com According to a Forrest Group report, Kubernetes is winning in the “war for orchestration”. Since its launch in 2014, Kubernetes has grown exponentially in popularity, quickly becoming the standard for container management. Being open-source, several third-party enterprise Kubernetes management solutions were developed to help with clusters management. Read on to learn more about these container management tools and how to choose the right one for your organization. Why Enterprises Should Use Kubernetes Kubernetes is an open-source container management tool,

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