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Go Go Python Rangers - Comparing Python and Golang

<b>Go</b> (often referred to as <b>golang</b>) is awesome!<p>Let me explain why a Python fan of many years could say that. But to understand that we have to go back in …

Python Top 10 Articles For the Past Month (v.Sep 2017)

<b>For the past month,</b> we ranked nearly 1,300 Python articles to pick the Top 10 stories that can help advance your career (0.77% chance to be picked in …

Machine Learning

Type 2 diabetes is 'reversible through weight loss'

Many doctors and patients do not realize that weight loss can reverse type 2 diabetes. Instead, there is a widespread belief that the disease is …

What is ACI? Microsoft’s Azure Container Instances explained

Azure is rapidly turning into a container-driven public cloud, with strategic investments in tools and hires. It’s also running fast, launching new …

Amazon Web Services

Using AWS Lambda to call and text you when your servers are down

Getting a phone call in the middle of the night when your servers are on fire is a necessary evil for many developers and network administrators. If …

Amazon EC2 Container Service at AWS re:Invent 2016 – Wrap-up | Amazon Web Services

We wanted to summarize a few of the highlights from this year’s AWS re:Invent.<p>Announcements<p>On Thursday December 1, Werner Vogels announced two new …

Cloud Computing

The Business Ballot Battle Creating A Wedge Among Detroit Voters

Americans' trust of the federal government is the lowest it's been in 40 years. This presidential election has made that clearer than ever.<p>In Detroit, some residents so distrust their elected officials they're trying to take some power back with a ballot measure next week.<p>Emma Lockridge lives …

Urban Design

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Amazon isn’t done growing: Here’s how much space the tech giant expects to occupy in Seattle by 2022

Amazon’s Seattle presence totaled about 640,000 square feet when John Schoettler, director of global real estate and facilities, started with the …

Which DBMS is good for super-fast reads and a simple data structure?

I am developing a product that, as a part of it's operation, must track a large number of files/directories. The idea is to store stat information in …

The Best Television Of 2015

<i>NPR TV critic Eric Deggans spoke to Carrie Kahn on Weekend Edition Sunday about the plethora of television available on broadcast, cable and streaming outlets, and you can hear that conversation at the top of the page. Eric has, however, picked 12 shows that rose above the rest for this year-end</i> …

TV

How to undo (almost) anything with Git

One of the most useful features of any version control system is the ability to “undo” your mistakes. In Git, “undo” can mean many slightly different …

DevOps

5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Mental Performance

In life, having just a small edge can make a super colossal difference. Many of us start our work day with an unmotivated, distracted, and foggy …

The Brain

Dynamic GitHub Actions with AWS Lambda | Amazon Web Services

<b>Tim Wagner, AWS Lambda General Manager</b><p><b>Will Gaul, AWS Lambda Software Developer</b><p>GitHub webhooks allow you to easily generate notifications whenever …

Cloud Computing

pyJoJo

Expose a directory of bash scripts as an API.<p><b>Note:</b> This application gives you plenty of bullets to shoot yourself in the foot! Please use the SSL …

Installing

Vagrant-Serverspec<p><b>vagrant-serverspec is a vagrant plugin that implements serverspec as a provisioner.</b><p>Standard way<p>First, install the plugin.<p>In case of …

psdash

psdash is a system information web dashboard for linux using data mainly served by psutil - hence the name.<p>Features<br>• Installation<br>• Getting …

free-for-dev

Developers and Open Source authors now have a massive amount of services offering free tiers, but it can be hard to find them all in order to make …

Project Management

The Fuck

<i>The Fuck</i> is a magnificent app, inspired by a @liamosaur tweet, that corrects errors in previous console commands.<p>Is <i>The Fuck</i> too slow? Try the …

GOV.UK Fabric Scripts

Fabric is a command-line tool for application deployment and systems administration tasks. It allows the user to run commands across a server …

bin/bash based SSL/TLS tester

The normal use case is probably just testssl.sh <hostname>, see first picture right hand above (a deliberately bad configuration).<p>Starting testssl.sh …

AWS Import/Export Snowball – Transfer 1 Petabyte Per Week Using Amazon-Owned Storage Appliances | Amazon Web Services

Even though high speed Internet connections (T3 or better) are available in many parts of the world, transferring terabytes or petabytes of data from …

Cloud Computing