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CDN Industry Buzz in January 2023

It’s been two months since our last industry snapshot. Recently, there have been no industry-impacting events. But, in the sign of the times, Netlify has laid off 16% of its staff and Edgio 10%. We understand Edgio’s decision since the merger

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AI Chips: NPU vs. TPU

NPUs and TPUs Neural processing units (NPUs) and tensor processing units (TPUs) are specialized hardware accelerators that are designed to accelerate machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) workloads. NPUs and TPUs are optimized for the mathematical operations that are commonly

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ML Pipeline Tools: Argo Workflows and Kubeflow

ML Pipeline A machine learning (ML) pipeline is a series of steps to build, train, and deploy machine learning models. An ML pipeline typically includes preprocessing data, training models, evaluating models, and deploying models for use in production. ML workflow

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Low Code and No Code Platforms Overview

What is Low Code? Low-code platforms, known as no-code or citizen development platforms, allow users to create and customize applications without extensive programming knowledge. These platforms are designed to be user-friendly and intuitive, enabling non-technical users to build custom software

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AWS s2n-quic Overview

s2n-quic is a lightweight implementation of the QUIC (Quick UDP Internet Connections) protocol in the s2n library. s2n is an open-source implementation of the TLS (Transport Layer Security) protocol designed to be simple, small, and fast. The QUIC protocol is

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HTTP/2 vs. HTTP/3

HTTP/3 is the third major version of the HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) network protocol used to exchange data on the World Wide Web. It is based on a new transport protocol called QUIC (Quick UDP Internet Connections), a multiplexed and

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JSON vs. Protocol Buffers vs. Avro

Introduction JSON (JavaScript Object Notation), Protocol Buffers (also known as Protobuf), and Avro are all data serialization formats commonly used to transmit data between systems. These formats allow you to define the structure of the data that needs to be

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WebAssembly Tools and Frameworks

WebAssembly 101 WebAssembly (Wasm) is a low-level, compiled programming language designed to run on modern web browsers. It is designed to be a safe, portable, and efficient alternative to JavaScript, the primary programming language used in web development. WebAssembly is

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Popular Backend Frameworks

Back-end frameworks are software frameworks that provide a set of libraries and tools for web application development. They are responsible for managing the server-side of web applications and provide functions that enable developers to create dynamic, interactive web applications. Back-end

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Open Source BGP Tools Overview

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is a routing protocol that is used to exchange routing and reachability information between autonomous systems (ASes) on the Internet. BGP is designed to be used in large-scale network environments and is used by many organizations

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Cool Web3 Startup: Fleek Network

Fleek Network, the latest developer platform, has raised $25M in Series A. The platform is set to launch in 2023. Fleek will help developers build, host, and deliver content and applications on Web3 protocols. Currently, the platform runs on AWS

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Popular Front-end Frameworks

A front-end framework is a collection of pre-written code that is used to build the user interface (UI) of a web application. It typically includes a set of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files that are designed to work together to

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Basics of Stateful vs. Stateless Architecture

Stateful Architecture Stateful architecture is a design pattern in which an application or system maintains an ongoing record of the state of each user or client that interacts with it. This means that the application or system is able to

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