Announcing Open 3D Engine (O3DE)


Amazon has shifted its Lumberyard game engine to open source. This is big news not just for the gaming industry, but for any industry that can benefit from 3D modeling, 3D simulation, 3D planning/design. For more see: For more see : Amazon Web Services aka AWS. CTO Amazon

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Engineering talent outsourcing firm Andela lands $200M

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Nigerian unicorn Angela lands $200M for its global engineering talent outsourcing offering, taps into a post-pandemic hiring frenzy. Read More.


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3 Digital Priorities for Software Engineering Leaders


The specific objectives of this digital acceleration depend on your organization’s strategies and business — and it is those goals that will drive the resulting mandate for IT leaders, including software engineering leaders.

Jose Muniz Joins Elevate Security as Vice President of Engineering


Elevate Security, a leader in Human Attack Surface Management, today announced Jose Muniz has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering.

9 Developer Enablement Practices to Achieve DevOps at Enterprise Scale

In this eBook, Christian Oestreich, a senior software engineering leader with experience at multiple Fortune 500 companies, shares how a metrics-driven mindset can dramatically improve software quality and enable DevOps at enterprise scale.

Software engineering intelligence platform Code Climate raises $50M

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Code Climate, a platform that powers software engineering projects with big data insights, has raised $50 million. Read More.

Thank Your Data Engineers With A Streaming Data Warehouse


Read Andrew Wooler explain how Kinetica can provide a cost-effective streaming data warehouse on Forbes : I recently watched the movie Ford v Ferrari, based on the true story of […]. News Kinetica

The big shift to ‘cloud engineering’: Snowflake and Pulumi weigh in


Read Diego Asturias explain how Pulumi and Snowflake are enabling a big shift in how cloud engineering works on Silicon Angle: More than 10 years ago, cloud computing began offering […].

Playco acquires Goodboy for HTML5 game engine PixiJS

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How Is Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning Used In Engineering?


Read Bernard Marr’s article about how to use artificial intelligence and machine learning in engineering on Forbes : Just like with many other industries, artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing engineering.

CircleCI: Making life easier for software engineers speeds up innovation

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Making life easier for software engineers can improve the organization's bottom line and speed up innovation, CircleCI said in a report. Read More.

Data & Analytics Maturity Model Workshop Series

Speaker: Dave Mariani, Co-founder & Chief Technology Officer, AtScale; Bob Kelly, Director of Education and Enablement, AtScale

Check out this new instructor-led training workshop series to help advance your organization's data & analytics maturity. It includes on-demand video modules and a free assessment tool for prescriptive guidance on how to further improve your capabilities.

Oracle announces MySQL tweaks, HeatWave storage engine

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Oracle has announced significant MySQL tweaks, including new storage engine HeatWave and pricing structure updates. Read More.

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HPE acquires Ampool to gain distributed SQL engine

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HPE acquires Ampool to gain access to its distributed SQL query engine to add to the HPE Ezmeral container platform. Read More.

Epic Games launches Unreal Engine 5 early access, shows massive 3D scenes

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Epic Games launched the early access version of Unreal Engine 5, which can create massive 3D scenes for video games. GamesBeat PC Gaming category-/Games/Computer & Video Games Chance Ivey DeanBeat News Epic Games game engine Nick Pendwarden Unreal Engine 5

Fable Studio opens its virtual beings Wizard Engine to collaborators

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Fable Studio is opening its virtual beings Wizard Engine, originally built for Lucy, to collaborators in fashion and nursing. GamesBeat VB Home Page category-/Arts & Entertainment DeanBeat News Edward Saatchi Fable Studio Lucy Virtual Beings Wizard Engine

Lucid Sight acquires Colyseus open-source multiplayer game engine

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Lucid Sight, a maker of blockchain games, has acquired the open-source multiplayer engine Colyseus for an undisclosed price. GamesBeat Mobile PC Gaming blockchain games category-/Games/Computer & Video Games Colyseus DeanBeat News game engine Lucid Sight Mobile gaming PC gaming

Top Considerations for Building an Open Cloud Data Lake

In this paper, we explore the top considerations for building a cloud data lake including architectural principles, when to use cloud data lake engines and how to empower non-technical users.

3 great engineering roles to apply for this week

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Data Engineers in High Demand, Winning High Salaries

Information Week

Get ready to pay six figures for your new data engineer. Quantitative recruiting firm Burtch Works' first salary survey reveals the salaries and trends impacting these data infrastructure experts

Facebook’s AI reverse-engineers models used to generate deepfakes

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Facebook and Michigan State University created a system capable of reverse-engineering models used to create deepfakes. Read More.

Amazon shifts Lumberyard to open source 3D game engine supported by 20 companies

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Amazon is contributing its Lumberyard game engine to open source, and it will be known as the Open 3D Engine. Read More. GamesBeat PC Gaming AccelByte Adobe Apocalypse Studios Audiokinetic AWS

12 Considerations When Evaluating Data Lake Engine Vendors for Analytics and BI

Businesses today compete on their ability to turn big data into essential business insights. Modern enterprises leverage cloud data lakes as the platform used to store data. 57% of the enterprises currently using a data lake cite improved business agility as a benefit.

The I&O Leader’s Guide to Chaos Engineering


Chaos engineering defined. Chaos engineering is the use of experimental and potentially destructive failure testing to uncover vulnerabilities and weaknesses within a complex system. ” The reality is that avoiding chaos engineering is equivalent to embracing crisis engineering.

5 programming languages cloud engineers should learn

Tech Republic Security

Whether you're trying to break into the role or you're already a cloud engineer, these programming languages are a must for maintaining an edge over the competition

‘Gaming enthusiasts’ are the engine behind entertainment

Venture Beast

Gaming has long been a leader in entertainment. Now, a new type of player -- the game enthusiast -- is making ripples all over entertainment. Read More.

How data analytics can help recruit the best engineers

Venture Beast

Recruiting top-tier engineers is more than just putting up a job description. Data can help identify and hire great candidates. Read More.

The Next-Generation Cloud Data Lake: An Open, No-Copy Data Architecture

A next-gen cloud data lake architecture has emerged that brings together the best attributes of the data warehouse and the data lake. This new open data architecture is built to maximize data access with minimal data movement and no data copies.

The Five Pillars of Resilience Engineering

Information Week

Here are five ways to keep your engineering team ready for anything Keeping systems up and running has become even more critical given today's distributed workforce.

Low-tech social engineering attacks


Frank Abagnale is probably the most famous low-tech hacker since Son’ka the Golden Hand and the man who stole the Mona Lisa, Vincenzo Peruggia. Abagnale famously impersonated various professions, including a doctor and a pilot, to help facilitate his financial scams where he used false identities to forge checks and cash them in. Abagnale ended […].

Three really exciting engineering jobs open at the moment

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VB Home Page category-/Computers & Electronics/Programming category-/Jobs & Education/Jobs/Job Listings category-/Science/Engineering & TechnologyWhere does your enterprise stand on the AI adoption curve? Take our AI survey to find out.

How to work with Vault Secrets Engines

Tech Republic Security

Jack Wallen shows you how to create both local and AWS secrets engines with Hashicorp's Vault

Ultimate Guide to the Cloud Data Lake Engine

This guide describes how to evaluate cloud data lake engine offerings based on their ability to deliver on their promise of improving performance, data accessibility, and operational efficiency as compared with earlier methods of querying the data lake.

Mass Effect 5 might use Unreal Engine instead of Frostbite

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For Mass Effect 5, EA and BioWare are strongly considering replacing Frostbite with Unreal Engine, according to multiple sources. Read More.

Under the hood: 3D graphics engine powers digital twins

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Inside most digital twins you find a 3D graphics engine, a tool growing in popularity, according to a Tech Soft 3D manager. Read More. AR/VR Enterprise technology VB Home Page 3D CAE category-/Computers & Electronics digital twins mining

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NSA Makes Reverse Engineering Tool Freely Available


The United States National Security Agency (NSA) this week released its in-house reverse engineering tool Ghidra to the public, for free. Initially announced in January, the release was accompanied by a demonstration of the tool at the RSA Conference 2019, which is taking place this week in San Francisco. Ghidra, the NSA explains, is a software reverse […]. Cyber Security News

How to use chaos engineering in Microsoft Azure

Tech Republic Cloud

Complex systems need to be resilient, and we need to use tools like chaos engineering to ensure that resilience. Learn about Azure Chaos Studio

The Product Dev Conundrum: To Build or Buy in a Digital World?

Speaker: Mark Ridley, Owner and Founder, Ridley Industries

Any PM or technical leader who’s led the charge of building a digital product knows that product engineering is one of the most expensive elements of business. In most cases, actually building software should be the last avenue that companies explore to deliver great products, as software engineering, data science and product development are complex, uncertain and hard to manage., which matches software engineers with jobs, raises $9.5M

Venture Beast, a startup leveraging AI to match software engineers with open roles, raised $9.5 engineering funding daily hiring job machine learning recruitment roles software software development

The DeanBeat: The week in the console and game engine wars

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Amazon open-sourced its Lumberyard game engine and Our Machinery unveiled The Machinery engine this week. Here's our take. Read More.

Our Machinery launches hackable lightweight game engine

Venture Beast

Our Machinery has launched its game engine, dubbed The Machinery. It is targeted at developers who prefer a plugin-based model. Read More.

Data flow automation engine Prefect raises $32M

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Prefect, a company developing a data flow automation engine, has raised $32 million in venture capital funding. Read More.

Why Distributed Tracing is Essential for Performance and Reliability

Speaker: Daniel "spoons" Spoonhower, CTO and Co-Founder at Lightstep

Many engineering organizations have now adopted microservices or other loosely coupled architectures, often alongside DevOps practices. Together these have enabled individual service teams to become more independent and, as a result, have boosted developer velocity. However, this increased velocity often comes at the cost of overall application performance or reliability. Worse, teams often don’t understand what’s affecting performance or reliability – or even who to ask to learn more. Distributed tracing was developed at organizations like Google and Twitter to address these problems and has also come a long way in the decade since then. By the end of this presentation, you’ll understand why distributed tracing is necessary and how it can bring performance and reliability back under control.