IT disaster recovery planning can no longer be ignored

Gartner claims that the average cost of network downtime is $5,600 per minute, which is $336,000 per hour. In order to prevent costly downtime, organizations should have a disaster recovery (DR) plan in place that lays out what to do in the event of outages or attacks. “When business applications and their underlying data are …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Kubernetes Horror Stories

Many organizations are trying to foster a culture of accountability of learning, rather than of blame. This means encouraging people to take accountability for their mistakes and learn from them, while at the same time not making people feel bad for making those mistakes. “The thinking behind assigning blame is that identifying the offender and …

ITOps Times news digest: Canonical supports Kubernetes 1.15, GitLab 12.0, and Veritas Enterprise Data Services Platform

Canonical has announced full support for Kubernetes 1.15, which was released yesterday, using kubeadm deployments, Charmed Kubernetes, and Microk8s. New features included in Kubernetes 1.15 are quotas for ephemeral storage, extended data sources for persistent volume claims, dynamic persistent volume resizing, and more. “Kubernetes 1.15 includes exciting new enhancements in application, custom resource, storage, and …

Kubernetes 1.15 focuses on continuous improvement

Kubernetes 1.15 is now available with 26 new improvements, 3 stable features, 13 beta features and 10 alpha features. This is the second release of the container orchestration tool in 2019. The main themes of this release included continuous improvement and extensibility. For continuous improvement, the release features improved test coverage, a stable core feature …

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ITOps Times news digest: Foundation to form around osquery, Datical supports AWS and Postgres, and Cloudflare launches free Ethereum gateway

The Linux Foundation has revealed plans to form a new foundation that will support osquery,  a project that provides visibility into endpoints. The new foundation will be devoted to growing and maintaining a neutral community around the project. According to the Linux Foundation, developers from Dactiv, Facebook, Google, Kolide, Trail of Bits, and Uptycs, among …

HPE and Google Cloud team up on hybrid cloud

Organizations are starting to turn to a hybrid cloud solution in order to unlock agility and innovation across clouds. But according to Sandeep Singh, VP of storage marketing at HPE, it is a challenge for IT organizations to support the transformation to hybrid cloud. This is because on-premise and public cloud are two completely different …

ITOps Times news digest: Aqua Security 4.2, Gravitational’s Teleport, and DH2i’s DxConnect

Aqua Security has announced the release of version 4.2 of its platform. This release introduces Vulnerability Shield, which is an automated vulnerability and component analysis tool. Vulnerability Shield can generate policies that will detect and block access to vulnerable components. Aqua 4.2 also includes advanced protection for serverless functions, container image scanning by layer, a …

ITOps Times news digest: Fluent Bit v1.1.3 and AWS App Mesh update

A new release of Fluent Bit is now available. Fluent Bit is a multi-platform Log Processor and Forwarder that allows users to collect data and logs from various sources and unify them. Fluent Bit v1.1.3 is a minor release for the 1.1 series. It fixes two bugs in the core and plugins. AWS Cloud Map …

ITOps Times news digest: Barracuda launches Firewall Insights and VMware acquires Avi Networks

Barracuda has announced the launch of Firewall Insights, an analytics platform for firewalls. Firewall Insights takes in data from firewalls or wide area networks and analyzes it. It then provides actionable insights for the entire network. The solution can be added to any CloudGen Firewall deployment option, which includes hardware appliances, virtual appliances, and cloud …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: IBM’s Razee

IBM is opening up a tool that will help developers deploy and manage applications in Kubernetes clusters. IBM’s new open-source tool, Razee, provides insights into those Kubernetes cluster deployments. According to IBM, Razee addresses one of the major challenges of managing multiple Kubernetes workloads, which is the process of generating inventory and scripts that will …

ITOps Times news digest: Tibco’s new cloud functionality, Acronis integrates with ConnectWise Control, and Numerify’s Change Risk Prediction solution

Software company Tibco has announced new functionality for organizations working in hybrid or multicloud environments. New solutions include Tibco Cloud Integration – Connect, Tibco Cloud Mashery, Tibco Cloud Nimbus, Tibco Cloud Spotfire Web Client, and Tibco Cloud Starters Toolkit. “We empower enterprises with hybrid and multi-cloud approaches, using a fundamental cloud-native architecture that enables the …

premium 5 guiding principles to follow for modernizing the data center network

New technologies like 5G, AI, and IoT, are driving companies to reconsider the way their data centers are structured. But from the smallest companies all the way up to the largest cloud providers, we’ve seen that service uptime remains a challenge for even the largest and most sophisticated companies – some citing that an outage …

ITOps Times news digest: Akamai’s Edge Cloud, SignalFx’ funding, and Wipro partners with Moogsoft

Akamai has announced the release of Edge Cloud, which will streamline and secure the delivery of data to IoT devices. The solution was designed to meet the needs of organizations who are deploying billions of IoT endpoints, as well as to boost the power of in-app messaging, Akamai explained. “Akamai is investing to extend its …

Azure IoT Hub adds integration with over-the-air update manager

Microsoft announced a new integration with update manager Mender. Mender provides over-the-air (OTA) update management, while Azure IoT Hub provides capabilities for developers to build device management into IoT devices. The new integration will provide a single location for managing device registration. According to Mender, a challenge organizations often run into is building a firmware …

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    RECORDED EVENT Monitoring solutions often operate in silos, following the traditional IT organizational structure: infrastructure, network and applications teams. Further, such solutions sometimes operate without the necessary granular visibility into modern containerized environments. Although knowing what is occurring in each aspect of the IT environment is valuable, being able to correlate data from different layers …

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    Oracle to PostgreSQL Migration: Expectation vs. Reality

    Date: Tuesday, June 25, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm ET/ 10:00 am PT  PostgreSQL is catching up to Oracle as more and more enterprises migrate to the most popular open source database. But migration is a lengthy and challenging process, and our 2019 Oracle to PostgreSQL Migration survey showed that there are some surprises along the way; some …

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    Prevent Significant Business Disruptions

    Large organizations often struggle to manage their complex, mission-critical workloads.  To handle it, organizations turn to tools, but their dependencies and integrations can create a brittle environment. Without clear visibility into those workloads, and without predictive capabilities to identify potential problems before they occur, organizations face inefficient and underutilized workloads, or entire systems crashing. Read …

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    A DevOps Approach to Workload Automation

    At its core, the DevOps process mandates and supports agility and efficiency at each stage of the software development life cycle and across the entire software supply chain. Production workload processing is an essential component of the larger supply chain, which means any inefficiencies in Workload Automation need to be addressed as part of a …

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    Detecting account takeovers and defending your users

    Account Takeover (ATO) attacks are one of the fastest growing and prevalent problems for most organizations, but today’s attacks aren’t focused on attacking just servers; they also focus on attacking your users. It’s no longer good enough to place a traditional web application firewall in place and hope that it stops the attacks against your web …

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    Application security for modern Ops teams

    You know the drill: XSS, SQLi, command execution. Application security is stuck in 2003. That’s not just rhetoric; the same recommendations that the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) delivered as the OWASP Top Ten in 2003 has largely remained unchanged over the last 14 years. Along with that, the same defensive practices of input sanitization and …

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