Stories by Matt Asay

A look inside the new AWS

As 2021 winds down, AWS is just getting started, with re:Invent kicking off this week -- here's a few educated guesses on what will be announced.

The persistence of database time

Database popularity rises and falls over decades, not years. The databases that developers are interested in trying today may permeate the enterprises of the future.

The way we AI now

Maturing our data infrastructure has been a big part of AI's growth, but some things still require a human.

The future of Rust

The Rustacean Principles are more than feel-good ideas. They are a key part of why developers keep giving Rust the crown.

Why open source is selfish

Companies don't support open source for purely altruistic reasons. They expect a return on their investment.