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August, 2019


August 29, 2019  8:52 PM

Scylla’s real-time NoSQL database tapped by ‘super app’

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Scylla [pronounced: sill-la] was (and to all intents and purposes still is) a Greek god era sea monster whose mission is to haunt and torment the rocks of a narrow strait of water opposite the Charybdis [pronounced: car-ib-diss] whirlpool. Ships who sailed too close to her (she was thought to...

August 29, 2019  1:22 PM

MongoDB code guru: what even is a ‘good’ developer? 

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Open Source Insider team blog written by Joe Drumgoole in his capacity as director for developer advocacy across EMEA region at


August 21, 2019  9:39 AM

Golang or go home: how Curve is taking Golang to new heights

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

This is a guest post for the Computer Weekly Open Source Insider blog written by Matt Boyle in his capacity as lead software engineer at Curve. Curve allows users to spend money from all...


August 14, 2019  7:22 AM

Codefresh freshens produce at the Kubernetes code marketplace

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Codefresh is the first Kubernetes-native CI/CD technology, with CI denoting Continuous Integration and CD denoting Continuous Delivery, obviously. The organisation has this month worked to improve its open source marketplace with features that focus on faster code deployment. First deployed...


August 13, 2019  8:51 AM

Facebook open sources Hermes JavaScript engine

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Hermes is the Greek god of trade, heraldry and commerce… but also the Greek god of thieves and trickery. Facebook was presumably thinking of Hermes’ more virtuous qualities when it named its JavaScript engine project after...


August 7, 2019  8:06 AM

DataStax: what is a ‘progressive’ cloud strategy?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

With its roots and foundations in the open source Apache Cassandra database, Santa Clara headquartered DataStax insists that it likes to keep things open. As such, the company is opening a wider aperture on its collaboration...


August 6, 2019  3:53 PM

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.7,  it’s a bit better than 7.6

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Red Hat… no, wait, stop there -- not Red Hat the IBM company, actually just Red Hat -- that’s how the company is still putting out news stories. We’ll start again, open source enterprise software company Red Hat has...


August 5, 2019  10:25 AM

NordVPN offers NordLynx for Linux, built around WireGuard

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Virtual Private Network (VPN) company NordVPN has introduced NordLynx technology built around the WireGuard protocol.  WireGuard is thought to be shaking up the VPN space as a new type of...


August 5, 2019  9:03 AM

What is Kubernetes-as-a-Service?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

According to wikis, hacker forum discussions and the team itself, Kubernetes is so-named because it translates...


August 2, 2019  9:52 AM

Redgate acquires (but commits to widening) open source Flyway

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater

Database development company Redgate has been to the shops. The Cambridge, UK-based firm has bought eggs, fresh bloomers (no,...


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