Month: February 2019

For CockroachDB, transactions first, then analytics is a feature — not a bug

An open-source database that is resilient, supports automatic geo-scaling on-premise and in the cloud, and SQL. CockroachDB already is all that. Next in the roadmap: Analytics, with Hybrid Transactional Analytical Processing. https://www.zdnet.com/article/for-cockroachdb-transactions-first-then-analytics-is-a-feature-not-a-bug/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

Neuromorphic computing and the brain that wouldn’t die

Chemical engineers at UCLA have been demonstrating what they argue is scientific evidence that bunches of synthetically grown nanowires exhibit behaviors similar to that of memory in a living brain. Whether you believe their claim depends on what you think [ … ]

VMware offers pure open-source Kubernetes, no chaser

Sometimes you want the real thing with no adornments. If that’s you and Kubernetes, VMware is now offering Kubernetes, plain and simple. https://www.zdnet.com/article/vmware-offers-pure-open-source-kubernetes-no-chaser/#ftag=RSSbaffb68

Robocall scams surge to 85 billion globally

According to Hiya, robocall spam has surged around the world and each country affected has its own unique favored scam. https://www.zdnet.com/article/robocall-scams-surge-to-85-billion-globally/#ftag=RSSbaffb68