AWS adds blockchain and time-series databases

“The days of the one-size-fits-all monolithic database are behind us, and developers are now building highly distributed applications using a multitude of purpose-built databases. Developers are doing what they do best: breaking complex applications into smaller pieces and then picking the best tool to solve each problem. ” – Amazon CTO Werner Vogels


MongoDB urges database modernization for legacy enterprises lifting and shifting through cloud

“Get off of a legacy relational database technology, move to the cloud, but don’t now operate it the same way you always have. Consume it as a service, and that’s what’s really going to unlock all that developer velocity, the elasticity, the cost savings people expect from the cloud.” -Sahir Azam, senior vice president of cloud products at MongoDB Inc.


IBM, Apple, and Facebook represent new tilt toward business for venerable AI conference

The Neural Information Processing Systems conference, one of the most prestigious events for machine learning and artificial intelligence, kicked off its 32nd year on Sunday in Montreal with an expo, the first time the show has ever invited large tech companies such as IBM and Microsoft to take show booths and give demonstrations of their research.


Most In-Demand Developer Skills For 2019: Upgrade Yourself

The highest reason for rejection of candidates in IT interviews is lack of knowledge in trending skills.

62.1% of developers are open to new opportunities but won’t look for them actively.

90% of developers have stated that they are partially self-taught.

65% of developers learn new coding languages through tutorials on YouTube channels, the most widely used platform to learn coding.

Young Developers show interest in learning 6 new languages besides the 4 that they usually know, the ratio reduces to 3 for developers above the age of 35 years.



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