Serdar Yegulalp

Senior Writer

Serdar Yegulalp is a senior writer at InfoWorld, covering software development and operations tools, machine learning, containerization, and reviews of products in those categories. Before joining InfoWorld, Serdar wrote for the original Windows Magazine, InformationWeek, the briefly resurrected Byte, and a slew of other publications. When he's not covering IT, he's writing SF and fantasy published under his own personal imprint, Genji Press.

Apache Spark 2.2 gets streaming, R language boosts

Apache Spark 2.2 gets streaming, R language boosts

The latest additions to Apache's all-in-one in-memory processing framework simplify stream processing and flesh out support for the R language

How to get started with Kubernetes

How to get started with Kubernetes

From Hello Minikube to Kubernetes Anywhere to example microservices apps, the options for learning Google’s container orchestration tool abound

What's new in Kubernetes 1.7

What's new in Kubernetes 1.7

The container orchestration standard adds local storage, encryption for secrets, and under-the-hood extensibility

Best of NoSQL: 7 document databases compared

Best of NoSQL: 7 document databases compared

Which document-oriented database is right for your app? Follow this guide to the most developer-friendly NoSQL databases

Easier, faster: The next steps for deep learning

Easier, faster: The next steps for deep learning

Rapidly advancing software frameworks, dedicated silicon, Spark integrations, and higher level APIs aim to put deep learning within reach

What's the Go language really good for?

What's the Go language really good for?

Learn the strengths, weaknesses, use cases, and future directions of Google's hit programming language

Data in, intelligence out: Machine learning pipelines demystified

Data in, intelligence out: Machine learning pipelines demystified

Data plus algorithms equals machine learning, but how does that all unfold? Let’s lift the lid on the way those pieces fit together, beginning to end

MIT-Stanford project uses LLVM to break big data bottlenecks

MIT-Stanford project uses LLVM to break big data bottlenecks

Written in Rust, Weld can provide orders-of-magnitude speedups to Spark and TensorFlow

Hidden gems: 14 Python libraries too good to overlook

Hidden gems: 14 Python libraries too good to overlook

Parsing, image processing, web crawling, GUI creation -- these little-known Python libraries have you covered

New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

New framework uses Kubernetes to deliver serverless app architecture

Still in the early stages, the Fission framework turns any Kubernetes cluster into a system for delivering lambda architecture or serverless applications

Apache Beam unifies batch and streaming for big data

Apache Beam unifies batch and streaming for big data

Beam offers a high-level API and programming paradigm for streaming and batch systems

New functional language for JVM builds on Haskell, Clojure, ML

New functional language for JVM builds on Haskell, Clojure, ML

Like Lisp, Lux runs on the Java Virtual Machine but promises more power and flexibility than its predecessors

Python 3.6 is packed with goodness

Python 3.6 is packed with goodness

More async support, more type-hinting power, more speed, and more efficient memory usage top a long list of useful additions to Python

5 rock-solid Linux distros for developers

5 rock-solid Linux distros for developers

Developers want power, flexibility, stability, and ease, and these Linux distributions have it all

Move over Memcached and Redis, here comes Netflix's Hollow

Move over Memcached and Redis, here comes Netflix's Hollow

Netflix's new Java-powered data caching system promises to speed access to local data sets and aid developers building on top of that data

Lift language opens the door to cross-platform parallelism

Lift language opens the door to cross-platform parallelism

A project sponsored in part by Google aims to allow algorithms to be optimized to get the most out of whatever hardware it runs on

Docker for AWS: Who's it really for?

Docker for AWS: Who's it really for?

With several Docker solutions already running on Amazon's cloud, why pick the newly released Docker for AWS? Depends on whether you're a Docker maven or an AWS master

Amazon's next wave of machine learning: Powerful, practical

Amazon's next wave of machine learning: Powerful, practical

Experts get more flexible GPUs on EC2 and FPGA programming, while users looking for out-of-the-box smarts can build Alexa-style conversational interfaces

New Lambda features show Amazon is serious about serverless computing

New Lambda features show Amazon is serious about serverless computing

Improvements to AWS Lambda ease development pains and could help defray worries about Lambda lock-in

Report: Linux, NoSQL, Nginx set foundation for AWS app dominance

Report: Linux, NoSQL, Nginx set foundation for AWS app dominance

Sumo Logic research shows its customers favor AWS for building their apps, Redis for storing data, and Nginx for serving it all up

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