Month: August 2020

Rustconf Promotes A More Inclusive Community As Rust Grows

The premier annual conference for Rust developers, RustConf, was held virtually online in Aug 2020. The full-day conference featured Rust developers and community members around the world. The talks range from the highly technical to beginner's introduction to games and children-friendly activities. The key message is clear — Rust is ready for mainstream adoption.

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Snyk Releases Enhanced Vulnerability Prioritization Features

Snyk has announced the release of a number of new features to simplify prioritizing security vulnerabilities. This includes a new, proprietary algorithm to assess and provide a score for each identified issue. This approach takes into account the maturity of the exploit and can analyze if the affected code is reachable through application execution. The release also includes a new feature for identifying vulnerabilities in Kubernetes workloads.

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KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe 2020 Keynote Summary

The annual KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe event ran as a virtual conference in August this year, five months later than planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Key takeaways included: the cloud native community strives to be inclusive, and it is possible for everyone to contribute in their own way; there is an increasing importance in understanding end-user adoption patterns of technologies; it is essential to recognize and discuss the topics of security, observability, and energy efficiency as more organizations move to the cloud; and the community should always remember (and empathise with) the people, systems, and businesses involved in adopting cloud technologies.

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An Open Source Chaos Engineering Library from AWS

AWS engineers recently wrote about an open source chaos engineering tool called AWSSSMChaosRunner that they used to test fault injection in Prime Video. Built using AWS Systems Manager that can execute arbitrary commands on EC2 instances, the team was able to mitigate latency related issues using it.

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Import Maps – Guy Bedford at ESNEXT 2020

Guy Bedford, core contributor and creator of the dynamic module loader system.js, discussed the workflows enabled by import maps. In his talk at ESNEXT this year, Bedford took a historical view while introducing the motivation behind the import map proposal, and linked the feature with the package entry points used in the latest version of node.

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C2Rust Aims to Enable C Transpilation to Rust

C2Rust is an open-source project that aims to make it possible to migrate C99-compliant code to Rust. Working on this relatively new tool has also allowed its creators to learn a few lessons about the way C code is written and to explore the current limits to Rust possibilities of replacing it at the ABI level.

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Cloudflare’s 27 Minutes Outage Explained

Cloudflare, the web performance and reliability company, recently suffered a partial outage for internet properties and its services. The outage lasted for 27 minutes. The error in The Cloudflare Backbone network caused this outage, dropping traffic by 50% across the network. In his blog post, John Graham-Cumming, CTO, CloudFlare, clarified that this outage was not caused by an attack or breach of any kind.

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