Day: March 6, 2020

The state of container-based cloud development

Most applications are stateful. Stateful is when streaming services remember where you left off in a movie even if you switch devices, or mobile applications store users’ preferences or recently opened files. For application-level cases, it’s the ability to recover from a session interruption, putting the users back to the place they left off, without loss of data.

We come from a stateful world. Stateful applications remember things about states, which is durable across sessions. The state data is stored within some nonvolatile mechanism, such as physical storage, including databases. 

Enter containers, with new challenges and opportunities regarding state retention. 

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Facebook changes its Libra plans to include more cryptocurrencies

Facebook’s plans to launch its Libra cryptocurrency tied to cash appear to be making a course correction, as the social network now appears to be planning to support not only its own digital token through its online wallet but others offered by central banks.

Libra, a cryptocurrency transacted across an immutable blockchain ledger, was expected to be a single currency for all global transactions. It is now expected to be just one digital payment method for Facebook, whose plans now include the support of government-backed fiat-money, such as the U.S. dollar and the Euro, according to Bloomberg reports.

Without directly

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Honeywell Home T9 Smart thermostat knows what room you’re in

I highly advise the $two hundred Resideo Honeywell Home T9 Clever Thermostat. In addition to its clear-cut app and optional Alexa and Google Assistant voice controls, the T9 will come with a remote sensor called a Clever Home Sensor. It also has geofencing capabilities that quickly modify your residence and absent configurations centered on your phone’s site. 

Like

  • Effortless to install
  • Straightforward app
  • Handy features like geofencing

Don’t Like

  • $two hundred is a sensible value, but the benefit could be much better

You can invest in the thermostat without the Clever Home Sensor for $a hundred and seventy, putting

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