ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Finch

Finch is an open-source client for building, running, and publishing Linux containers, created by Amazon. Along with the client, Finch also provides a curated set of open-source Components, such as Lima, nerdctl, containerd, and BuildKit.  According to Amazon, in its study of the available open source tooling available, it was impressed by Lima, which has …

Flux graduates from the CNCF Incubator

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced that the Flux project, which is a set of continuous and progressive delivery solutions for Kubernetes, graduated from the CNCF Incubator.  Graduating from the Incubator is an important milestone for any project, as it signifies that the project is now part of the CNCF-hosted projects and is officially …

Logz.io 360 released to help with better Kubernetes observability

Logz.io revealed its Open 360 Platform at AWS re:Invent 2022 to deliver to help observability teams focus on, and pay for, only the most critical data. Users will gain centralized, cross-stack Kubernetes observability to an expanded data collection agent. Open 360 includes Logz.io Kubernetes 360 to deliver unified observability for Kubernetes environments, Logz.io Telemetry Collector …

Rafay launches cost management tool for Kubernetes

Rafay launched its Cost Management Service that is integrated into its Kubernetes Operations Platform (KOP), enabling cloud cost optimization across clusters located in public clouds and on-premise data centers.  The launch comes as a way to help companies who struggle with Kubernetes resource consumption and reporting how spend is allocated across internal departments. With the …

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Edge computing posing new opportunities for IT

As Edge Computing adoption continues to soar there is also very high demand for Edge Computing solutions that support mission critical applications and data. Recent research found that mission critical Edge Computing adoption will increase by more than 45 percent and be a $10 billion market by 2026 – it’s beginning to follow a pattern …

Windows Subsystem for Linux now generally available in Microsoft Store

Microsoft has made the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) generally available in the Microsoft Store, removing the preview label from the store listing. WSL enables developers to install a Linux distribution on their Windows machines,  With the latest release, WSL is now available in the Microsoft Store on both Windows 10 and Windows 11. This …

You can’t scale security and compliance without automation

Lately, I’ve seen more breaches happening from internal errors than from big hacks or network breaches — and unless we step back and figure out how to effectively embed security and compliance and scale them automatically, this trend will continue. There are compound factors at play — infrastructure and DevOps teams are stretched thin from …

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

The Linux Foundation in Europe announced the formation of Project Sylva, a common cloud software framework and adjacent Reference Implementation to reduce fragmentation of the cloud infrastructure layer for telecommunication and edge services.  The intention for the project is to create a new, open-source, production-grade Telco Cloud Stack to reduce the complexity and accelerate cloudification …

Dell expands data protection suite to give customers greater flexibility

Dell Technologies has announced several new updates to help its customers protect their data no matter where it is stored.  According to Dell’s 2022 Global Data Protection Index (GDPI) survey, in the last year cyberattacks have accounted for 48% of all disasters that cause data disruption, and it was the top cause. The survey also …

Alluxio 2.9 adds scaling for tenant-level isolation and simplified DevOps for Kubernetes

Alluxio announced Data Orchestration Platform 2.9 which adds support for a scale-out, multi-tenant architecture with a new cross-environment synchronization feature and enhanced tooling and guidelines for deploying Alluxio on Kubernetes. The company aims for the platform to be a key layer between compute engines and storage systems with the enhancements.  The new cross-environment synchronization feature …

Red Hat introduces Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.1

Red Hat, provider of open-source solutions, today announced the latest version of its enterprise Linux platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.1. This update offers users new capabilities for enterprise IT needs such as helping to streamline complicated infrastructure environments. According to the company, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.1 works to support a heightened investment in …

Canonical announces new Ubuntu images for Intel IoT platforms

Canonical announced the availability of new enterprise-grade Ubuntu images available for both Desktop and Server Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and 22.04 LTS and are designed for next-generation Intel platforms. As part of the new release, Intel and Canonical will jointly provide enterprise-class hardware and software support, ensuring product longevity.  The production-ready Ubuntu releases are specially designed …

Cohesity announces DataHawk, new Data Security Alliance

Cohesity announced DataHawk, a data security SaaS solution focused on helping companies recover from and prevent cyberattacks as well as a new Data Security Alliance.  The alliance will combine solutions from cybersecurity and services companies such as BigID, Cisco, CrowdStrike, CyberArk, Okta, and more with Cohesity’s data security and management expertise. Partners will be able …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: RustScan

This week’s highlighted open-source project is a modern take on port scanning. RustScan is a port scanner that is fast and efficient, and utilizes machine learning to improve the more you use it.  According to the project’s GitHub page, RustScan is able to scan 65,000 ports in just 3 seconds. It also still offers the …

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