MMS • Matt Campbell
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has accepted SPIFFE and SPIRE as incubation level projects. SPIFFE defines a standard to authenticate software services through the use of platform-agnostic, cryptographic identities. SPIRE is an implementation of the SPIFFE APIs that is production ready.
By Matt Campbell
MMS • Anthony Alford
Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center (CSRC) and MIT’s AgeLab have released DriveSeg, a dataset for autonomous driving research. DriveSeg contains over 25,000 frames of high-resolution video with each pixel labelled with one of 12 classes of road object. DriveSeg is available free of charge for non-commercial use.
By Anthony Alford
MMS • Ben Linders James Stanier
The book Becoming an Effective Software Engineering Manager by James Stanier explores how to manage engineers and what managers can do to build and run effective teams. It helps people decide if they want to go from an engineering to a manager role and organize and improve their management activities.
By Ben Linders, James Stanier
DevOps Enterprise Summit London 2020: A Diversity and Inclusion Q&A with Shaaron A Alvares
MMS • Helen Beal
Shaaron A Alvares gave a talk at DevOps Enterprise Summit 2020 London Virtual titled ‘Accelerate Your DevOps Culture of Innovation with Everyday Inclusion and Belonging’. She began with presenting research data on the benefits of diverse teams, showing that diverse teams outperform their peers by 80%.
By Helen Beal
MMS • Ben Evans
Oracle have released the core of their Coherence in-memory data grid (IMDG) product as free and open source software.
By Ben Evans
MMS • Sergio De Simone
Now available as a public beta, Fathym is a low-code framework that aims to enable the creation of Azure-based data-driven applications. Fathym also provides support for application orchestration and automated infrastructure management.
By Sergio De Simone
MMS • Shane Hastie
The Pandemic Programming survey looked at the ways that developers’ lives have been impacted by the lockdowns and changes caused by COVID-19. Over 2200 people from 52 countries answered the questionnaire to assess their wellbeing and productivity before and while working at home. The results show that wellbeing and productivity are suffering with some groups more impacted than others.
By Shane Hastie