Kubernetes and Minecraft: What do they have in common?

Kubernetes is only five years old, which means that while it has already gained immense adoption in the enterprise, there are still those who are beginning to learn about it. This week’s annual KubeCon in San Deigo is a great place for people to do just that. Dan Kohn, executive director of the Cloud Native …

NetFoundry provides Zero Trust networking with new developer platform

NetFoundry is enabling cloud-native networking with the release of its new developer platform. The platform is designed to provide a private and secure way to embed networking in applications. It features SDKs, APIs and Zero Trust connections. Zero Trust connections provide secure and reliable communication between users and services. “Traditionally, developers didn’t control networking because …

KubeCon Day 2: Oracle’s new cloud-native solutions, Rancher Labs’ K3s, and Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces

The second day of KubeCon is underway, and companies are still announcing new products or updates to existing solutions. Here are some announcements that we made today: Oracle announces new cloud-native solutions  Oracle has announced a number of new solutions and updates. It announced that on December 3, Apache Kafka will be compatible with Oracle …

ITOps news digest: Kublr 2.0 private preview, Datadog supports AWS CloudFormation Registry and CLI, and Codefresh’s new open source fund

Kublr Enterprise Platform 2.0  Private Preview is now available. The updated platform is meant to improve multi-site orchestration and help customers jumpstart Kubernetes journeys.  “Our mission is to ease cloud native adoption for enterprises with heterogeneous environments and strict security and governance requirements,” explained Slava Koltovich, Kublr CEO. “Kublr’s multi-site orchestration ability, Kublr Cloud, and …

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KubeCon Day 1: Gremlin’s chaos engineering solution, TrilioVault for Kubernetes, and HPE Container Platform

KubeCon kicked off this morning in San Diego, bringing together adopters and technologists from the open source and cloud-native community. A number of companies are at the event, making announcements for their Kubernetes solutions. Here are today’s highlights: Gremlin brings chaos engineering to Kubernetes Gremlin has announced Kubernetes support for its Chaos Engineering platform. It …

Report: Kubernetes now used by 45% of companies running containers

The container orchestration tool Kubernetes is continuing its steady gain in popularity. A new report found Kubernetes is now used by 45% of companies that are running containers. In addition, the report found there has been a 10-point gain in Kubernetes use over the past 12 months and a 20-point gain over the past 24 …

Getting the most out of your cloud data warehouse

No matter what industry, company size or location, effectively managing and using data makes a business more competitive. Historically, as data needs have grown, the market introduced data warehouses to address evolving data storage needs. These data warehouses offered the ability to store vast amounts of data and deliver results quickly at a scale that …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Project Quay

Red Hat has announced Project Quay is now open sourced. Project Quay is an upstream project that represents the code in Red Hat Quay, Quay.io, and years of work around Red Hat’s and CoreOS’s Quay container registry. “Quay was the first private hosted registry on the market, having been launched in late 2013. It grew …

Demystifying a Docker image

Six months ago ForAllSecure started analyzing Docker images. What does this mean?  Imagine we have a user who wants us to fuzz their application. How do they give it to us?  Do they tar it up? Do they give us access to an environment where it’s running?  Do we integrate into their build pipeline? Applications …

Canonical introduces high-availability clustering for MicroK8s

Canonical has announced that it will now provide high-availability clustering in MicroK8s. It also announced the integration of enterprise SQL databases in Charmed Kubernetes. “The rapid rise of enterprise and edge Kubernetes creates a challenge for corporate IT, with thousands of edge nodes running Kubernetes, and hundreds of cloud Kubernetes clusters,” said Stephan Fabel, director …

Google launches Network Intelligence Center to provide insights into network operations

Google has announced a new solution designed to make it easier to monitor network traffic. Its new Network Intelligence Center provides comprehensive network monitoring, verification, and optimization in cloud and on-prem data centers. According to Google, more and more organizations are adopting multi-cloud strategies, but today’s fragmented networking tools lead to a lack of visibility, …

ITOps news digest: Fairwinds Insights, RedisInsight, and StackRox Kubernetes security platform 3.0

Fairwinds new SaaS platform is launching a free public beta program. Fairwinds Insight is an open-source project for DevOps teams managing multiple Kubernetes clusters. The project is designed to give teams insight into any potential problems. According to the company, it can reduce the time it takes to research, learn and deploy Kubernetes auditing tools; …

Sysdig Secure 3.0 provides Kubernetes-native threat prevention

Sysdig announced version 3.0 of Sysdig Secure, its tool that provides enterprises with threat prevention at runtime using Kubernetes-native pod security policies (PSPs). The new release introduces three new key features:   Kubernetes Policy Advisor: which auto-generates PSPs to decrease the time spent configuring security, enabling teams to adjust misconfigurations before shifting to production. Falco …

Mirantis obtains the Docker Enterprise Platform business from Docker

Mirantis is expanding its Kubernetes offering with the help of the Docker Enterprise Platform. The company announced it would be acquiring the business from Docker in an effort to deliver Kuberetes as a service and provide a consistent experience for developers. “The Mirantis Kubernetes technology joined with the Docker Enterprise Container Platform brings simplicity and …

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    Log Management: A Guide for Buyers

    Over the last several years, organizations have had to deal with exponentially more data than ever before. A good log management solution can help your organization connect the dots between your data, helping you uncover insights you didn’t even know you were looking for. Logs can help you understand what is going on within your …

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    Pay the price to mitigate ransomware attacks

    Ransomware attacks against organizations are on the rise, and one study puts the cost of downtime at $8 billion! But your applications and data don’t have to be held hostage. When an attack is discovered, the goal is to minimize further infection and restore to a safe state as quickly as possible (low RTO). Read this …

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    Breakthroughs and Best Practices in Disaster Recovery

    Wednesday, August 21,2019 at 1:00 pm E.T. Disaster Recovery (DR) has never been more important. Natural disasters such as hurricanes, wildfires, and floods are on the rise. According to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration the total cost of last year’s natural disasters was approximately $91 billion. FEMA has stated, “the need for forward-leaning …

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    Monitoring your network with time-series data

    Today’s applications are architectured to work on hybrid, componentized, containerized, distributed, mobile/sensor environments, and so do the networks that sustain all these applications together. Complexity, traffic volume, intolerance to performance degradation and inefficiency will only increase, demanding real-time and holistic monitoring. …

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    Container Security: More moving parts mean more complexity

    Securing containerized applications is quite a bit more challenging than securing traditional monolithic applications. The use of open-source components in code, the microservices within containers, and the containers themselves, all need to be secure to ensure vulnerabilities do not make their way into the deployed application. This guide to container security looks at the issue …

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    Application Performance Management: A Guide for Buyers

    Changes in software architecture and transition to the cloud have forced the way organizations monitor their applications to change as well. Because of increased complexity of applications — code written in-house, couple with services brought in via APIs, scaling in the cloud, much more data being processed — APM has become more important than ever. …

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