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Swift 5.3 is now officially released! ? Swift 5.3 continues to focus on language refinements, the developer experience, and expanding the Swift ecosystem to enable more opportunities to write Swift. These sketch notes, created by Amy Tsai, illustrate the highlights of the Swift 5.3 release: Full resolution version available on Amy’s tweet You can also experiment with …

CNCF is publishing the second of our quarterly CNCF End User Technology Radars; the topic for this Technology Radar is observability. In June, we launched the CNCF End User Technology Radar, a new initiative from the CNCF End User Community. This is a group of more than 140 top companies and startups who meet regularly to discuss challenges …

Mainframe modernization is typically viewed as a multiyear, transformational journey that requires  long planning phases and a massive buildout before any returns can be realized. To be sure, there are many enticing short-term migration options, like offloading work to cheaper processors, getting volume discounts from your mainframe provider, using hardware and middleware emulators, leveraging COBOL-to-Java …

We see developers increasingly adopting serverless capabilities that allow them to concentrate on application code and testing, without worrying about infrastructure set up and scaling. By incorporating serverless architectures and best practices, developers are able to deliver world-class applications and services faster to customers as digital becomes the first and most preferred choice of interacting with businesses. …

Lightbend, the leader in Reactive Architecture, announced that Akka Platform is now available through Red Hat Marketplace. Red Hat Marketplace is an open cloud marketplace for enterprise customers to discover, try, purchase, deploy, and manage certified container-based software across environments—public and private, cloud and on-premises. Through the marketplace, customers can take advantage of responsive support, …

Migrating your resources and workloads to a cloud platform can seem daunting at first—particularly in a traditional VMware environment. In a previous blog, we showed how to provision networking and connectivity so you can run VMware Cloud Foundation natively on Google Cloud VMware Engine. In this installment, we discuss some additional strategies for migrating to the …

Diamanti, creators of the best platform for managing Kubernetes at any scale, announced the general availability of Diamanti SpektraTM 3.0, an enterprise-optimized software platform that enables container-based hybrid clouds. This release represents Diamanti’s transition to a software-focused company solving the challenges enterprises encounter while expanding Kubernetes implementations. A recent study sponsored by Cloud Native Computing Foundation …

HP Inc. unveiled new additions to the Z by HP portfolio, built for professional creators and power users who need performance, reliability, broad hardware expandability, and the versatility to get the job done in any work environment. More than ever, today’s workforce needs the right technology and tools to be productive, connected, and collaborative, whether …

LitmusChaos is a CNCF sandbox project. Its mission is to help Kubernetes SREs and developers to find weaknesses in Kubernetes platform and applications running on Kubernetes by providing a complete Chaos Engineering framework and associated chaos experiments. In this article, we will discuss Why is resilience important for Kubernetes? How to achieve it using Litmus? State of Kubernetes Thanks to …

IBM has unveiled a new milestone on its quantum computing road map, achieving the company’s highest Quantum Volume to date. Combining a series of new software and hardware techniques to improve overall performance, IBM has upgraded one of its newest 27-qubit client-deployed systems to achieve a Quantum Volume 64. The company has made a total of 28 quantum computers available over the last …