This early Twitter engineer has a suggestion for your next database

Commentary: If Fauna’s founder Evan Weaver (Employee #15 at Twitter) has his way, we’ll stop talking about databases and instead build with a data API, Twitter-style. Image: iStock/sdecoret Years ago, Tim O’Reilly talked about how cloud services might supersede open…

How to install the Rudder system audit platform on Ubuntu 20.04

Looking for a system audit and compliance tool? Look no further than the open source Rudder platform. Jack Wallen shows you how to get this up and running on Ubuntu Server 20.04. Image: NicoElNino, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about Networking Rudder…

IBM creates an open source tool to simplify API documentation

OpenAPI Comment Parser for developers aims to make good API documentation easy to write and read. Image: IBM APIs are essential to programming, but they can get complicated. IBM has launched a new tool for developers that should make writing…

Linux 5.8 launched: Linus Torvalds’s ‘biggest release of all time’ brings these new updates

Linux 5.8 includes 800,000 new lines and over 14,000 changed files, making it one of the biggest releases yet. Linux 5.8 has finally been released, previously described by Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds as “one of our biggest releases of…

Headless CMS might be key to liberating your front-end development

A cofounder of the Strapi open source project–which has 450 external contributors and users that include IBM, NASA, Walmart–reveals how the headless CMS is impacting front-end software development. Image: scyther5, Getty Images/iStockphoto As important as it is to modernize back-end…