IBM announces cloud-native development capabilities with CMS and Cloud Private

IBM is making its IBM Cloud Private app platform available on its enterprise Cloud Managed Services (CMS) for the first time today. According to the company, bringing these two solutions together will enable a security rich and production-ready cloud environment from CMS as well as speed up the development of cloud-native apps with the latest …

HPE reveals solution for capitalizing on data created at the edge

HPE announced plans to invest $4 billion in Intelligent Edge technologies over the next four years. It will invest in research and development, working to advance and innovate new products, services, and consumption models across domains such as AI, machine learning, automation, and edge computing. Gartner predicts that by 2022, 75 percent of data produced …

HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud is now available

HPE announced the release of a new cloud management service at its HPE Discover conference in Las Vegas today. HPE GreenLake Hybrid Cloud is built on HPE best practices for deploying public and on-premises cloud and designed to help users consume the exact cloud resources necessary. According to the company, it manages relevant workloads by …

Red Hat releases Process Automation Manager 7 with cloud-native process automation capabilities

Red Hat has announced the release of Red Hat Process Automation Manager 7, the company’s the next generation business process management offering. It is designed for organizations to streamline, automate, measure, and continuously improve their business operations. “Digital transformation can place new demands on both business and IT to deliver greater efficiency and agility throughout …

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Deep learning, containerized apps introduced in Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0

Big data company Hortonworks announced the release of Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0 today during the DataWorks Summit in San Jose. The latest release introduces the containerization of application deployments and productivity enhancements along with other updates to the cloud-based data management and computing platform. HDP 3.0 is based on version 3.1 of the open-source Apache …

8 surprising facts about Docker adoption

The average lifespan of a container is a mere two days. That was among eight surprising findings revealed in a survey by Datadog, the application monitoring solution provider, and released this week at DockerCon18 in San Francisco. Datadog took a sampling of its customer base, representing more than 10,000 companies and 700 million containers, the …

ONAP Beijing has been released

The Open Network Automation Platform (ONAP) Project has announced the availability of its second software release, ONAP Beijing. This release aims to make ONAP deployment easier for network operators. “The Beijing release ushers in the next phase of ONAP,” said Mazin Gilbert, ONAP technical steering committee chair, and vice president of advanced technology at AT&T …

DockerCon: Building and managing containers

Several companies announced new products and functionality at this week’s DockerCon18 conference in San Francisco. Among the announcements were: Red Hat was talking about the initial public release of its Buildah command-line utility for creating or changing Linux container images. Buildah, according to the company, makes the images easier to integrate into build pipelines. Buildah …

InfluxData launches new “metrics first” approach to log analysis enhancing observability and enabling faster problem resolution

InfluxData, the modern Open Source Platform built specifically for metrics, events and other time series data that empowers developers to build next-generation monitoring, analytics and IoT applications, today at InfluxDays London 2018 released new capabilities targeted at speeding the visualization and analysis of structured application and system events captured via log files. Now by correlating business, server and application metrics …

MapR expands cloud services with Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes

MapR Technologies, Inc., provider of the industry’s leading data platform for AI and Analytics, today announced that the MapR Data Platform now supports Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS). MapR previously announced persistent storage for containers to enable the deployment of stateful containerized applications. With Amazon EKS, MapR makes it easy for organizations …

Azure Kubernetes Service now available

Microsoft’s services for managing, deploying and operating Kubernetes is now available. The company first announced Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) in October of last year. “We’ve also seen incredible growth in Kubernetes on Azure, with five times the number of customers and ten times the usage of a year ago,” Brendan Burns, engineer for Microsoft Azure, …

Cisco releases new developer capabilities across its intent-based networking platform

Cisco today announced that it has released new developer capabilities across its intent-based networking platform. These advancements underscore Cisco’s continued progress in delivering an open, programmable platform that spans the entire network, from campus to data center, branch to edge. By providing an open network, Cisco is empowering 500,000 developers, 60,000 partners and three million …

Operators make the lifecycle management of containers simpler

Last month, Red Hat launched the Operator Framework for managing Kubernetes applications. The original idea of operators was introduced by CoreOS about a year and a half ago, said Reza Shafii, vice president of products at CoreOS, which was recently acquired by Red Hat. CoreOS had been working on the idea of automated operations, starting …

ITTIA announces new support for industrial IoT and embedded systems

ITTIA has announced support for BlackBerry’s QNX SDP 7.0. QNX SDP is a secure embedded OS developed for safety and mission critical apps. Together, ITTIA hopes to provide users with the ability to collect, store, analyze and connect real-time data on secure devices. According to the company, this will help protect against malfunctions, malware and …

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    Multi-Cloud: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

    Multi-cloud strategies offer undeniable benefits of speed and scalability. But it also comes with some downsides, including architectural complexity and a lack of consistent application services across platforms. This ebook looks at the good, the bad and the downright ugly of adopting a multi-cloud strategy. Read it today! …

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    4 Steps to a Successful Cloud Journey

    Many organizations understand the benefits of cloud computing, but their journey has been done in an ad hoc manner. There is, however, much to consider before moving to the cloud, such as choosing one cloud or multiple clouds to run on, or adopting a hybrid on-premises/cloud strategy. Some numbers: 56% of F5 survey respondents say …

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    Five Stages of Incident Management

    By understanding the distinct phases of incident management in technology environments, teams can build a comprehensive plan to prepare for, react to, and analyze the impact of an incident. Download the Five Stages of Incident Management white paper and gain clear insight into: Understanding each stage of incident management Helpful tips on driving improvements across …

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    API Monitoring: A Primer

    APIs power today’s connected digital world, extending the functionality of web applications and driving automation. While they improve extensibility and innovation, API’s can also hurt your end-user’s experience if integrations are not available or functioning properly, so API monitoring has become critical to protecting performance. This API monitoring primer covers: Description of modern APIs and web services …

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    SLA Monitoring Handbook

    With more applications moving to the cloud, the role of IT moves from managing performance and availability, to governance. Ensuring service level agreements (SLAs) are being met is important for both the consumer and provider of a SaaS service. This handbook is a deep dive into the importance of establishing and monitoring SLAs for both …

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    Using Digital Experience Monitoring to Guide Cloud Migrations

    Organizations planning a migration to the cloud must be confident that they will be able to exceed the performance levels they’ve provided from their own systems. This cloud migration guide covers: The challenges of migration and how to mitigate The “Cloud Imperative” as described by Gartner Planning a migration and how to assess performance Download …

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