Community Blog Blogs of the Week – Ep. 6, 2024

Blogs of the Week – Ep. 6, 2024

Each week, we compile the hottest and most impactful topics. Let’s take a look at the sixth episode of Blogs of the Week in 2024.

The Alibaba Cloud community strives towards making the world more digitally connected and easing your information technology challenges.

Each week, we compile the hottest and most impactful content, including trending technologies, step-by-step tutorials, knowledge from industry professionals and important figures, and best practices with Alibaba Cloud customers.

Below are the six recommended articles and series from the past weeks specially curated from Alibaba Cloud community authors:

1. Generative AI with Function Compute

By Daniel Molenaars

This article details the process of establishing your own GenAI application on Function Compute using DashScope, our Model-as-a-Service (MaaS). The application will be built on Gradio, an open source framework that enables swift creation of Machine Learning (ML) apps. The infrastructure deployment will be executed utilizing Terraform.

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2. Discover the Latest in ApsaraDB for MongoDB 7.0 and See What Difference It Can Make for You

By Zhongli, Feiyou and Yuanyi

Alibaba Cloud's ApsaraDB for MongoDB 7.0 is now available, packed with new features and key enhancements to boost performance, strengthen data management, and offer developers a broader and more adaptable toolkit. Ideal for handling large datasets, executing real-time analytics, or developing high-performance applications, ApsaraDB for MongoDB 7.0 presents itself as a reliable and promising option.

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3. Higress's New WASM Runtime Greatly Improves Performance

Higress is a cloud-native api gateway open-source project, powered by Istio and Envoy, and largely adopted by Alibaba Cloud. This article presents the recent advancements of Higress in transitioning the Wasm plug-in's runtime from V8 to WebAssembly Micro Runtime (WAMR). The switch to WAMR and activation of the AOT mode resulted in a significant 50% average performance enhancement for the Wasm plug-in, and in some instances, the performance of plug-ins with intricate logic has doubled.

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4. Disaster Recovery Architecture and Solution Based on Kubernetes Clusters

By Yu Zhang

In system architecture design, it's crucial to anticipate and prepare for all possible component and infrastructure failures, including natural disasters, power and network outages, and system updates. Developing a robust disaster recovery architecture is key. This article outlines strategies for creating such an architecture and enhancing system resilience with Kubernetes clusters (ACK, third-party cloud, and on-premises IDC) and Alibaba Cloud services (networking, database, middleware, and monitoring).

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5. Integration of Paimon and Spark - Part I

This article explores the capabilities of Apache Paimon (incubating), a streaming data lake storage technology that offers high-throughput, low-latency data ingestion, streaming subscription, and real-time query features. It emphasizes Paimon's integration with Apache Spark, highlighting its potential in facilitating usability and implementation in real-time and offline lakehouse scenarios.

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6. New Tool of Java 22: Use Java Stream Gather to Handle States in a Stream

By Huming

This article explores the idea of a stream, compares various popular stream libraries in Java, and provides a detailed introduction to the Java 22 Stream Gather API. It also briefly explains how virtual threads can simplify the implementation of the Stream mapConcurrent operator.

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