By Wang Siyu (Jiuzhu)

Background

OpenKruise is an open-source cloud-native application automation management suite from Alibaba Cloud. It is currently a Sandbox project hosted under the Cloud-Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Based on years of Alibaba’s experience in container and cloud-native technologies, OpenKruise is a Kubernetes-based standard extension component widely used in Alibaba’s internal production environment. It follows the standards of the upstream community with the technical concepts and best practices for large-scale Internet scenarios.

Overview

OpenKruise released v0.8.0 on March 4, 2021. Please visit this website to view the changelog. This article gives an overview of the latest version.

Kruise-Daemon Component Added

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Today, the world is highly interconnected and can count on seamless communication and data processing to make life easier. Enterprises are implementing solutions using technologies that accelerate growth and provide easy access to flexible, scalable, and practically unlimited computing, storage, security, and network solutions. Edge computing is the next big thing within the IT infrastructure. Its high-performance approach differs completely from how data is processed by a traditional data center or the cloud.

What Is Edge Computing and How Does It Work?

Edge computing technology is based on the concepts of distributed computing that incorporates edge devices (or nodes) to bring intelligence into the concept of…


To learn more about how to store, manage and process your content with ease, download How to Ready Your Content for Today’s Media Market whitepaper today.

Digitization has hit the media industry, hard. Consumers now demand high-quality content, available without any restrictions and across any device, location and platform. This places media organizations under tremendous pressure to store, manage and process their content, fast.

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During Java development, if different JAR packages depend on different versions of some common JAR packages, errors may occur during running because the loaded class is not the same as expected. How can we avoid this situation? This article analyzes the causes of JAR package conflicts and the implementation principles of class isolation and shares two methods for implementing custom class loaders.

1. What Is Class Isolation?

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Many data scientists, analysts, and general business intelligence (BI) users rely on interactive Structured Query Language (SQL) queries to explore data. Flink SQL, as a core Flink module, functions as a distributed SQL query engine. Flink SQL allows users to perform union queries on disparate data sources and write complex SQL queries for data analysis in one single program. Flink SQL features high query efficiency with the integration of cost-based optimizers (CBOs), column-oriented storage, and code generation. The fault tolerance mechanism and high scalability of the Flink runtime architecture also allow Flink SQL to easily process large amounts of data.


By Fengshui

A micro frontend brings many benefits and challenges. How can we access a micro frontend based on the current technology stack? What common functions are required? How can we resolve the plug-in mechanism? This article describes a micro frontend access solution and implementation details.

Preface

The micro frontend concept has reached news headlines several times in China, and the problems it solves are prominent. However, these challenges mentioned in the micro frontend are significant when our team maintains projects.

“The micro frontend is some framework with some technology.”

This statement shows limitations, which can be assumed as opinions of…


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Monolithic applications and application delivery models cannot withstand the rapid build cycles that current businesses require. Organizations are repeatedly hitting a wall when it comes to delivering value with solutions. Innovation in such scenarios takes a back seat unless the CIO creates new strategies for the cloud. Cloud-native is the future of application development and will help generate more accelerated build and deploy cycles with delivered efficiency.

Development Trends of Cloud-Native

Serverless and Containers

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By Liu Dongdong, Technical Director of TAL AI Platform

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Preface

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The media and entertainment market is on fast forward, changing at a rapid pace thanks to advancing digitization. This disruption puts tremendous pressure on today’s media organizations, forcing them to adopt new business models and technologies to survive in today’s market.

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By Gu Rong, Che Yang, Fan Bin

In recent years, more and more AI and big data applications are being deployed and run on cloud-native orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes. This is because containers bring about efficient deployment and agile iteration, as well as exaggerate the natural advantages of cloud computing in terms of resource costs and elastic scaling. However, before Fluid occurs, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) landscape lacks a native component to help these data-intensive applications efficiently, securely, and conveniently access data in cloud-native scenarios.

Efficiently driving operations of big data and AI applications in cloud-native scenarios…

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