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March 28, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - Run Webassembly Components Inside Node.js With Jco

 Jco 1.0 has been just announced by the Bytecode alliance.It's a native Javascript WebAssembly toolchain and runtime that runs Wasm Components inside the Node.js. Why is that useful?

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 28, 2024 05:37 PM

March 26, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - Azure AI And Pgvector Run Generative AI Directly On Postgres

 It's a match made in heaven. The Azure AI extension enables the database to call into various Azure AI services like Azure OpenAI. Combined with pgvector you can go far beyond full text search. Let's get the details.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 26, 2024 07:26 PM

Nikos Vaggalis - AWS Lambda Upgraded To .NET8 Runtime

 An upgrade of AWS Lambda to the .NET version 8 runtime

brings major improvements to the platform.

The battle of the Lambda runtimes is going strong as AWS is a hotbed for language runtimes. Here at IProgrammer we've been covering upgrades to the Java, Python and Javascript runtimes.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 26, 2024 07:25 PM

March 23, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - The University of Tübingen's Self-Driving Cars Course

 The recorded lectures and the written material of a course on Self-Driving Cars at the University of Tübingen have been made available for free. It's a first class opportunity to learn the in and outs of how to develop the software that powers self-driving cars.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 23, 2024 03:14 PM

March 19, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - AWS Introduces A New JavaScript Runtime For Lambda

 Amazon has announced the availability, albeit for experimental purposes, of a new JavaScript based runtime called Low Latency Runtime or LLRT for short, to bring JavaScript up to the performance throughput of low-level languages like Rust or C++.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 19, 2024 07:26 PM

March 18, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - Running PostgreSQL Inside Your Browser With PGLite

 Thanks to WebAssembly we can now enjoy PostgreSQL inside the browser so that we can build reactive, realtime, local-first apps directly on Postgres. PGLite is about to make this even easier.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 18, 2024 09:17 PM

March 12, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - AWS Adds Support For Llama2 And Mistral To SageMaker Canvas

 As part of its effort to enable its customers to use generative AI for tasks such as content generation and summarization, Amazon has added these state of the art LLMs to SageMaker Canvas.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 12, 2024 04:02 PM

March 11, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - Couchbase's Coding Assistant Goes GA

 Capella iQ, the AI coding assistant for developers that makes interacting with Couchbase using natural language possible, has gone from private beta to being generally available.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 11, 2024 07:17 PM

Nikos Vaggalis - 100 Episodes of 5mins of Postgres

 The popular PostgreSQL explainer series is celebrating its 100th release and beyond. Let's take a look at what it makes it so special.

The '5mins of Postgres' series run by PgAnalyze, the platform that analyzes PostgreSQL instances for bottlenecks to offer troubleshooting advice, is very popular amongst PostgreSQL DBA's and developers.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at March 11, 2024 03:33 PM

February 29, 2024

Nikos Vaggalis - WasmCon 2023 Sessions Now Online

 The recorded session of the premier conference for technical developers and users interested in exploring the potential of WebAssembly are now online.

by Nikos Vaggalis ( at February 29, 2024 06:58 PM