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Google is now writing low-level Android code in Rust
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Google is now writing low-level Android code in Rust

Originally posted on arstechnica. Google’s promotion of Rust over C and C++ should lead to fewer memory security bugs Just last month, we saw the first baby steps toward the adoption of the memory-managed Rust programming language into the Linux kernel. Google has apparently been thinking along the same lines, and in a lengthy blog post Tuesday, the company...

Trax — your path to advanced deep learning
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Trax — your path to advanced deep learning

Originally posted on github Trax helps you understand and explore advanced deep learning. We focus on making Trax code clear while pushing advanced models like Reformer to their limits. Trax is actively used and maintained in the Google Brain team. Give it a try, talk to us or open an issue if needed. Use Trax You can use Trax either as a library from your...

Google releases source code for I/O 2018 app w/ Kotlin rewrite, Material Theming, more
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Google releases source code for I/O 2018 app w/ Kotlin rewrite, Material Theming, more

Every year, Google releases the source code for the I/O Android companion app several weeks after the developer conference. The 2018 version is notable for a “comprehensive rewrite” featuring Architecture Components, Kotlin, Material Theming, and other modern elements. The annual release is designed to demonstrate best practices for creating an app used by thousands of attendees to get important...

A proactive flavor of DevOps grows at Google
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A proactive flavor of DevOps grows at Google

For reliable applications, the web giant relies on ‘site reliability engineering’: DevOps with an engineering foundation. Everyone wants to do DevOps these days, but what does a well-humming DevOps environment really look like? What is the vision to strive for? To date, DevOps has been popping up as a hodgepodge of activities and initiatives across...

Beyond CPU: horizontal pod autoscaling with custom metrics in Google Kubernetes Engine
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Beyond CPU: horizontal pod autoscaling with custom metrics in Google Kubernetes Engine

Many customers of Kubernetes Engine, especially enterprises, need to autoscale their environments based on more than just CPU usage—for example queue length or concurrent persistent connections. In Kubernetes Engine 1.9 we started adding features to address this and today, with the latest beta release of Horizontal Pod Autoscaler (HPA) on Kubernetes Engine 1.10, you can configure...