Top developer takeaways from AWS re:Invent 2021

Cloud giant Amazon Web Services may have turned the dial of its annual AWS re:Invent jamboree more towards business executives and less towards the developers who helped propel it to its dominant market position, but that doesn’t mean there wasn’t plenty for software developers to get excited about as we round into 2022. New CEO …

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Sumo Logic Extends Observability Reach to AWS Lambda

At the AWS re:Invent conference this week, Sumo Logic announced that in addition to collecting log data, metrics and traces, it now can collect telemetry data from the Lambda serverless computing service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). In addition to collecting telemetry data, Sumo Logic also revealed that the Sumo Logic Continuous Intelligence Platform …

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AWS updates databases, AI and serverless offerings at re:Invent

In a follow-up to new compute, network and data service offerings announced by AWS CEO Adam Selipsky earlier this week, Amazon’s vice president of AI, Swami Sivasubramanian, pulled the covers off some updates to database, machine learning and serverless offerings. Taking a cue from Selipsky’s theme of simplifying AWS’ array of services in order to …

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Why the cloud computing hangover?

A recent survey by Virtana of 350 IT and cloud decision-makers found that 82% have incurred unnecessary cloud costs, 56% lack tools to manage their spending using automation, and 86% can’t easily get a holistic view of all their operational cloud costs. Gartner predicts that 60% of infrastructure and operations leaders will see cost overruns for public …

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Is TypeScript the New JavaScript?

While JavaScript is frequently the language of choice for all sizes of frontend and backend applications, it’s not the only option; nor is it necessarily the most efficient or cost-effective. Increasingly, TypeScript is becoming the go-to language for app development—particularly for larger apps. The time- and cost-saving benefits are significant enough that some organizations are …

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AWS brings no-code to Amazon SageMaker machine learning

Amazon Web Services has announced limited general availability of Amazon SageMaker Canvas, a visual, no-code tool for creating machine learning models aimed at business analysts. Built as a new capability for the Amazon SageMaker machine learning service, SageMaker Canvas provides a visual interface that accesses data from disparate sources and prepares the data for training …

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Faster Multi-Platform Builds: Dockerfile Cross-Compilation Guide

There are some important changes happening in the software industry. With Apple moving all of their machines to their custom ARM-based silicon and AWS offering the best performance-per-cost ratio with their Graviton2 instances, one can no longer expect that all software only needs to run on x86 processors. If you work with containers there is some …

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Continuous Integration for Flutter Apps on iOS with Semaphore

Publishing iOS apps is known to have a complex and tedious process in the developer community. The publishing process includes dealing with code signing the builds and the review process set by Apple to decide whether it meets their standards for public release. And to help you get there faster, you’ll need a good set …

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