Honey, I shrunk the database: Resilience and recoverability in cloud native services
March 2, 2020
Sidney Shek and Jeff Farber explain how to use techniques like event sourcing, CQRS, and CRDTs to mitigate unpredictable failures that stem from humans and increasingly complex architectures in the cloud native world (microservices, anyone?). You'll learn implementation tips and tricks based on their successes (and failures) in building out the Identity platform that underpins Atlassian Cloud.
Data security and privacy anti-patterns
February 15, 2020
Anti-patterns are behaviors that take bad problems and lead to even worse solutions. In the world of data security and privacy, theyre everywhere. Over the past four years, data security and privacy anti-patterns have emerged across hundreds of customers and industry verticalsthere's been an obvious trend. Steven Touw details five anti-patterns and, more importantly, the solutions for them.
Can behavioral analytics for enterprise security benefit from approaches in NLP?
February 7, 2020
While network protocols are the language of the conversations among devices in a network, these conversations are hardly ever labeled. Advances in capturing semantics present an opportunity for capturing access semantics to model user behavior. Ram Janakiraman explains how, with strong embeddings as a foundation, behavioral use cases can be mapped to NLP models of choice.
Deploy a blockchain web app with Hyperledger Fabric
January 30, 2020
If you've ever wanted to get into blockchain development but haven't found a good place to start, you're in the right place. Horea Porutiu walks you through the basics of the Hyperledger Fabric platform by building a simple blockchain application and analyzing the main components required to run a blockchain network.
Build and Operate a Multi-tenants Cloud Object Storage Service for Enterprise Private Cloud
January 9, 2020
There are many popular open source Object Storage solutions. However most of them do not fit enterprise customers' requirements, especially advanced identity and access management for multi-tenant suc …
Interpretable and resilient AI for financial services
December 23, 2019
Financial services are increasingly deploying AI services for a wide range of applications, such as identifying fraud and financial crimes. Such deployment requires models to be interpretable, explainable, and resilient to adversarial attacksregulatory requirements prohibit black-box machine learning models. Jari Koister shares tools and infrastructure has developed to support these needs.
Sharing cancer genomic data from clinical sequencing using the blockchain
December 21, 2019
Sequencing cancer genomes has transformed how we diagnose and treat the deadliest disease in America: cancer. Benjamin Glicksberg explains how coupling cancer genomic data with treatment data through the blockchain will empower patients and citizen scientists to rapidly advance cancer research.