Google Research Use of Concept Vectors for Image Search

Google recently released research about creating a tool for searching Similar Medical Images Like Yours (SMILY). The research uses embeddings for image-based search and allows users to influence the search through the interactive refinement of concepts. Source: infoq

Introducing Hypothesis GU Funcs, an Open Source Python Package for Unit Testing

Uber introduces Hypothesis GU Func, a new extension to Hypothesis, as an open source Python package for unit testing. Unit testing is an important part of modern, collaborative software development. Especially as the number of project contributors grows, rigorous unit test coverage helps monitor and enforce high quality. Having a good system in place to […]

An introduction to audio processing and machine learning using Python

The pyAudioProcessing library classifies audio into different categories and genres. At a high level, any machine learning problem can be divided into three types of tasks: data tasks (data collection, data cleaning, and feature formation), training (building machine learning models using data features), and evaluation (assessing the model). Features, defined as ‘individual measurable propert[ies] or […]

Kubernetes 1.16: A big step for CRDs, kubectl and Container Storage Interface

This week Kubernetes 1.16 is expected and we want to highlight the technical features that enterprise Kubernetes users should know about. With Custom Resource Definitions (CRDs) moving into official general availability, storage improvements, and more, this release hardens the project and celebrates the main extension points for building cloud native applications on Kubernetes. Custom Resource […]

Deutsche Bӧrse Group chooses Google Cloud for future growth

Deutsche Bӧrse Group, an international exchange organisation and innovative market infrastructure provider, has a history of being an early adopter of new technologies that drive its industry forward. Over the last three years, the company has been leading a new charge–the adoption of cloud computing–both inside the company and across the industry. Deutsche Bӧrse is […]

Mixer out-of-process adapter for Knative

Demonstrates a Mixer out-of-process adapter which implements the Knative scale-from-zero logic. This post demonstrates how you can use Mixer to push application logic into Istio. It describes a Mixer adapter which implements the Knative scale-from-zero logic with simple code and similar performance to the original implementation. Knative Serving builds on Kubernetes to support deploying and […]

Blog: Kubernetes 1.16: Custom Resources, Overhauled Metrics, and Volume Extensions

We’re pleased to announce the delivery of Kubernetes 1.16, our third release of 2019! Kubernetes 1.16 consists of 31 enhancements: 8 enhancements moving to stable, 8 enhancements in beta, and 15 enhancements in alpha. CRDs are in widespread use as a Kubernetes extensibility mechanism and have been available in beta since the 1.7 release. The […]

Announcing the Ambassador Developer Portal with Swagger and OpenAPI support

Today, we’re thrilled to announce the beta of Ambassador Developer Portal. The Developer Portal gives your developers a central self-service hub for your APIs. With the Developer Portal, developers are able to onboard and start using your APIs right away. The Developer Portal beta includes the following features: To publish API documentation to the Developer […]

What’s new in Kubernetes 1.16?

What’s new in Kubernetes 1.16: Ephemeral containers for easy pod debugging, support for dual-stack network, new options for the scheduler and much more. These are the features that look more exciting to us for this release (ymmv): Ephemeral containers are a great way to debug running pods, as you can’t add regular containers to a […]