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    Security (Containers)

  • Trivy: A simple vulnerability scanner for containers and other artifacts. (07/12/2020)
  • Clair: An open source project for the static analysis of vulnerabilities in application containers (currently including OCI and Docker). (07/12/2020)
  • Anchore: An open source Docker image vulnerability solution consisting of two components: Syft and Grype. Syft generates a bill of materials from an image whereas Grype reports known vulnerabilities. (07/12/2020)

  • Security

  • OpenSCAP: A NIST-certified platform for general spec compliance and vulnerability scanning which includes container-based as well as traditional workloads. (07/12/2020)

  • Kubernetes Platforms

  • Karbon: A solution to deploy and manange Kubernetes on-prem by Nutanix, VMWare's number one competitor. (07/12/2020)

  • Java Templating

  • Apache FreeMarker: A Java template engine to generate text output (HTML web pages, e-mails, configuration files, source code, etc.) based on templates and changing data. (02/12/2020)

  • Payment Systems and Networks

  • UPI: Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is an instant real-time payment system developed by National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to facilitate inter-bank transactions. (02/12/2020)

  • AWS Services

  • AWS Network Firewall: A managed service to deploy rule-based network protections across multiple VPCs. (02/12/2020)

  • Messaging, Event, and Streaming

  • CDF: Cloudera DataFlow (CDF) is a scalable, real-time streaming data platform with an emphasis on streaming analytics. (01/12/2020)

  • Service Mesh

  • Kong: A service mesh solution which is part of a larger, general-purpose interconnectivity solution. (01/12/2020)

  • Payment Systems and Networks

  • FedWire: A real-time gross settlement system of central bank money used by Federal Reserve Banks (the Fed) to electronically settle final U.S. dollar payments among member institutions. (01/12/2020)

  • Business Models, Frameworks, and Tools

  • Weak Verbs: Six weak verbs: think, need, want, guess, hope, and suppose. (01/12/2020)

  • AWS Services

  • AWS Local Zones: An AWS data centre capability that satisfies latency-sensitive applications by placing workloads and data closer to end-users. Only a handful of services are available compared to fully fledged AWS Regions, but more elaborate use cases can be addressed compared to AWS Edge Locations. (01/12/2020)

  • Container and Artifact Repository

  • Artifact Registry: Google's de facto service to manange to store and manage language packages (such as Maven and npm) as well as container images. (01/12/2020)
  • Amazon ECR Public Gallery: A platform to share and deploy container images, publicly and privately, similar to Docker Hub. (01/12/2020)
  • Docker Hub: The canonical public container registry for Docker images. It also supports private repositories. (01/12/2020)
  • Amazon ECR: Amazon Elastic Container Registry (ECR) is Amazon's own container registry, which integrates with the rest of its ecosystem including Amazon EKS, Amazon ECS, and AWS Fargate. (01/12/2020)

  • Business Process Management (BPM) and Workflow

  • Amazon MWAA: Amazon Managed Workflows for Apache Airflow (MWAA) is a managed orchestration service for Apache Airflow. (01/12/2020)

  • SQL Databases

  • PartiQL: A tool to interact with semi-structured and nested data (e.g. JSON), and NoSQL data sources (such as Amazon DynamoDB) using the SQL language. (01/12/2020)

  • Cognitive (Machine Learning, AI, etc.)

  • AWS Panorama: A machine learning appliance and Software Development Kit (SDK) to bring computer vision (CV) to on-premises cameras to make predictions locally with high accuracy and low latency. (01/12/2020)

  • Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence

  • AWS Glue Elastic Views: A capability to create materialised views from multiple data sources using SQL and without the need of writing custom, application-level code. (01/12/2020)

  • Security (Containers)

  • Falco: An open source solution for runtime container security based on the interception of Kernel syscalls. (01/12/2020)

  • Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence

  • Amazon QuickSight Q: A machine learning (ML) powered capability that uses natural language processing to answer business questions upon data. (01/12/2020)

  • Cognitive (Machine Learning, AI, etc.)

  • Amazon Monitron: An end-to-end system that uses machine learning (ML) to detect abnormal behaviour (using sensors to capture vibration and temperature data from equipment) in industrial machinery, enabling to implement predictive maintenance and reduce unplanned downtime. (01/12/2020)

  • Architectural Principles and Design Patterns

  • Terrifically Simple JSON: Three conventions to use JSON in Web APIs in the simplest and most regular way possible. (17/11/2020)
  • API Design: REST, OpenAPI and REST comparison: Guidelines for choosing the most appropriate API type for a given project. (17/11/2020)
  • API Design: Links Not Keys: A comprehensive account on the use of links (rather than keys) in API payloads. See also HAL and HATEOAS. (17/11/2020)

  • AWS Services

  • Gateway Load Balancer: A solution to manage (distribute traffic, scale, etc.) multiple third-party network virtual appliances from the AWS marketplace. (16/11/2020)

  • Blockchain

  • Stellar: An open-source network for currencies and payments. It makes possible to create, send and trade digital representations of all forms of money-dollars, pesos, bitcoin, etc. (16/11/2020)
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