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Software Weekly - 04/29/2019


Serverless Runtimes, Podsheets, move to Kubernetes, OpenAI, defective cyber revamp & more

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Last week’s most popular episode: Serverless Runtimes with Steren Giannini. Steren, a Product Manager at Google, discusses Google’s serverless projects and the implementation details in building them.

Old favorite: Netflix Observability with Kevin Lew. Kevin talks about adding observability across the microservices deployed at Netflix and how to manage high volumes of logging data effectively using stream processing.


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Interesting Picks in Software Engineering and Architecture


Tinder’s move to Kubernetes. Tinder moved to Kubernetes because they wanted to bring down the time waiting for new instances from minutes to seconds. It took them 2 years, with many challenges, mostly related to networking. Read for full insights. 

Thoughtworks Technology Radar V20. Interesting things:
  • ADOPT Micro-frontends.
  • ADOPT Auto code-formatting (Yes! Finally we can deprecate the tabs vs spaces argument).
  • HOLD on Templating in YAML. What?! There are no alternatives if you are using a lot of cloud native technologies.
  • ADOPT TypeScript. I personally love TypeScript. It's easy and smart and very extensible.
Takeaways from OpenAI Five (2019). AI is kicking some butt in video games (Dota and StarCraft). A lot of nervous excitement about AI. I would be nervous too since there hasn't been much recent advancement in ethical AI.

Just how expensive is the full AWS SDK? from a bundle size perspective. Quite expensive, so don' t be wasteful. Only import what you need.

Using Fault-Injection to Evolve a Reliable Broadcast Protocol. This is local chaos engineering. Make your code more reliable.

PySnooper - Never use print for debugging again. Declarative logging and debugging. 

Copy Millions of S3 Objects in minutes. Wow amazing scale using serverless technologies. 

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What's New in Tech


Accenture sued over website redesign so bad it Hertz: Car hire biz demands $32m+ for 'defective' cyber-revamp. Truly horrific events: they fire people, replace with contractors, and it turns into a multi-year failure. 

Happy 30th Birthday Microsoft SQL Server. A great overview of SQL server's inception.

How Amazon automatically tracks and fires warehouse workers for ‘productivity’. We need an FCC-like organization for AI. We need systems to track what's allowed in AI.

GoCD is a continuous delivery tool created by ThoughtWorks. It’s great to see the continued progress on GoCD with the new Kubernetes integrations–and you can check it out for yourself at gocd.org/sedaily.
Hi there, I'm Abdallah. I am a software developer myself and love talking news, insights, analysis of software engineering, and bringing you interesting content from across the web.
 
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Abdallah Abu-Ghazaleh (@TheGhazStation)
 
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