DevToolsDigest: November 9th, 2018
This week's digest includes news and resources from Apollo, Outlyer, Amazon, VMware, MemSQL, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools
Introducing the open-core Apollo GraphQL Platform for product teams of all sizes to do GraphQL right. It builds on Apollo's core open source and Apollo Engine technology to give organizations at all stages of development the tools they need to adopt GraphQL incrementally.
With this release, MemSQL is now free for everyone to use for databases with up to 128GB of RAM usage, and no limit on database size on disk, including solid state drive (SSD). The free tier of MemSQL is full featured and includes all enterprise capabilities, including high availability and security.
In this demonstration a client connects to a server, negotiates a TLS 1.3 session, sends "ping", receives "pong", and then terminates the session.
Industry Research
Building and deploying a serverless app using AWS Lambda and API Gateway will be a headache if you take the manual approach. Here is why you should let a framework do the heavy-lifting instead.
As a monitoring company, Outlyer relies on time-series databases as a foundation for building a scalable and reliable monitoring solution. Over the past few years, they’ve gone through 3 iterations of their architecture as they scaled up with more metrics and more customers, and they haven’t always gotten it right. 
Snyk is running a new State of Open Source Security Survey. Once the results are collected, they'll produce a report that will be available to you and the community. 
Currently, Ethereum is considering the adoption of a new way to validate transactions within their networks reducing the energy consumption and achieving an ever greater number of transactions per second. As discussed in Cryptocoin and the Blockchain this new option is called proof-of-stake. 
It's 2018 and this error message is a mistake from 1974. This limitation, which is still found in the very latest Windows 10, dates back to before Star Wars. 
Venture Announcements
Given the pedigree of Heptio’s founders, this is a signal of the big bet that VMware is taking on Kubernetes, and the belief that it will become an increasing cornerstone in how enterprises run their businesses. It’s also another endorsement of the ongoing rise of open source and its role in cloud architectures.’s “Builder” product breaks projects into small “building blocks” of re-usable features that are customized by human engineers all over the world, making the process cheaper than the average process. It has raised one of Europe’s largest Series A investments at $29.5 million, led by Lakestar and Jungle Ventures, with participation from SoftBank’s DeepCore.
This is a significant slice of the IPv4 address space, and one of the few remaining uninterrupted /8s owned by the private sector. Amazon can now tell larger clients "we will have enough IPv4 space to be your partner for all your static-IP-dependent applications, no matter how much you need to scale."
The driving force behind the decision to build two equal offices for “HQ2”—in addition to the company’s headquarters in Seattle—is to allow it to recruit more of the best tech talent, according to the person familiar with the company’s plans.
From The Heavybit Library
Uri Sarid: Integrating into the Enterprise
Join MuleSoft CTO Uri Sarid and Replicated co-founder and CEO Grant Miller in a conversation on building for integrability, from DevGuild: Enterprise-Ready Products.
High Leverage Ep. #1, Monitoring Observability with Monitoring Weekly's Mike Julian
In the first episode of High Leverage, Heavybit General Partner and host Joe Ruscio is joined by Monitoring Weekly's Mike Julian for a discussion on observability tools, trends, and changing landscapes. 
EnterpriseReady Ep. #3, Product-Market Fit with Segment's Peter Reinhardt
In episode 3 of EnterpriseReady, Grant chats with Peter Reinhardt, co-founder and CEO of Segment, to discuss how finding and maintaining product-market fit helped grow his enterprise-facing company.
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