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DevToolsDigest: Issue #285

This week's digest includes news and resources from Ockam, Adam Jacob, Ed Sim, and more.

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    The Week in Developer Tools

    (Almost) Every Infrastructure Decision I Endorse or Regret After 4 Years Running Infrastructure at a Startup

    "From the beginning I made some core decisions that the company has had to stick to, for better or worse, these past four years. This post will list some of the major decisions made and if I endorse them for your startup, or if I regret them and advise you to pick something else."

    Adam Jacob: What's New and Cool?

    A second wave of DevOps is upon us - new technologies and ideas are bubbling, promising to shake everything up. Gain a better understanding of what tools are out there, why they are interesting, and be inspired to create your own take on what's possible when we throw away the rulebooks and get creative again.

    Encrypted Portals Between Macs – Built in Swift and Rust

    Portals is a Mac app built in Swift. It uses the Ockam Rust library to privately share a service on your Mac to anyone, anywhere. The service is shared securely over an end-to-end encrypted Ockam Portal.

    Industry Research

    Open Source and Cheap Data are Changing Observability, and a Market Shift could be Under Way

    A drumbeat has been building behind observability technology for several years now. The rise of OpenTelemetry coupled with the separation of application data from observability tools could shake up this fast-growing market right as more companies realize they need help managing their cloud apps.

    The State of State of AI Report

    The State of AI Report is a comprehensive round-up of the most important developments of the year in AI research, industry, safety, and politics. Dedicated researchers and practitioners don’t usually have the time to follow breakthroughs in every discipline or use case, so the aim is to provide an opinionated analysis to serve as a practical field guide.

    Developer Venture News

    What to Expect for Cybersecurity Startups in 2024

    Just two years ago venture funding to cybersecurity was on fire, with more than $23 billion flooding the sector. In 2023, cyber startups saw only about a third of that, as venture funding dipped to its lowest total since 2018. Security companies raised $8.2 billion in 692 venture capital deals last year compared to $16.3 billion in 941 deals in 2022.