Week 23 - Issue #82
A team led by Emma Haruka Iwao has calculated the 100 trillionth decimal place of pi, setting a new world record. The team used Google Cloud to power the calculation, which took 157 days. Iwao says that the speed of the calculation is a testament to the continued improvement of computing power.
Technical decision-making is complex but important for success in software engineering. It is essential to understand the problem statement and scope before choosing a solution and consider factors like usability, scalability, and maintainability. Additionally, it is necessary to involve all stakeholders in the decision-making process and socialize the decision once it is made.
The warrior-to-wizard paradigm is a helpful way of thinking about DevOps teams that balances different skill sets.
I use AWS Cloud9 IDE in this tutorial to create a Docker swarm. Docker Swarm is a container orchestration platform built by Docker. This is a quick and easy way to experiment with Docker Swarm while using free AWS tier services.
The goal of DevOps is to empower software developers through collaboration. This is achieved by implementing automation testing, package scanning, and license scanning.