OpsRamp Fall 2020 release

OpsRamp Fall 2020 release focuses on new and improved digital experiences

OpsRamp is releasing its Fall 2020 update with a new user experience and dashboards designed to make it easier for IT operations teams to resolve issues.  When the company looked at how IT operation teams were driving digital transformation during these uncertain times, it found that IT teams were a strategic differentiator with businesses increasing … continue reading

IT Ops Times news digest: Nobl9’s SLO platform now in beta, Pulumi’s round of funding for cloud engineering and Wipro and IBM team up on hybrid cloud

Nobl9 announced the public beta of its service level objective (SLO) platform for site reliability engineers. It aims to transform reliability metrics into actionable business KPIs. In addition, it works with Datadog and New Relic to collect critical metrics.  “Every company—and especially companies who deliver software—must make wise resource allocation decisions and balance tradeoffs between … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: KubeLinter

StackRox has released a new open-source static analysis tool for identifying misconfigurations in Kubernetes deployments. KubeLinter checks YAML files and Helm charts and validates whether they have been configured using security best practices.  StackRox recently conducted a study that found human error as a top cause for Kubernetes security incidents, with misconfigurations contributing to 67% … continue reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 to offer a more stable platform

Red Hat has announced the upcoming release of its enterprise Linux platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 is expected to feature cloud-native innovation capabilities as well as a more stable platform.  “From delivering the latest supported developer tools via Application Streams to making the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform even more accessible to systems administrators, … continue reading

Puppet Comply

Puppet to simplify infrastructure configuration compliance policies with Puppet Comply

Puppet has announced a new solution designed to simplify hybrid infrastructure compliance for the Global 5000. Puppet Comply will work in conjunction with Puppet Enterprise to assess, remediate, and enforce infrastructure configuration compliance policies at scale. Additionally, the solution is designed to work across traditional and cloud environments.  “In today’s enterprise, CIOs are responsible for … continue reading

Veeam acquires Kubernetes backup and disaster recovery company Kasten

The backup solution provider for cloud data management has announced it is acquiring Kasten for approximately $150 million. Kasten is a provider of Kubernetes backup and disaster recovery solutions. Veeam hopes the acquisition will help strengthen its data protection services, and help businesses with future-ready architectures.  The news comes after Veeam and Kasten’s recent partnership … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of Week: SPIFFE

SPIFFE stands for the Secure Production Identity Framework For Everyone. The project aims to define a framework and standards for identifying and securing communications between app services.  According to its GitHub page, SPIFFE includes SPIFFE IDs implemented as Uniform Resource Identifiers. This defines how services services identify themselves to one another SPIFFE Verifiable Identity Document … continue reading

Amazon releases new time series database for IoT and operational apps

Amazon has announced the general availability of Timestream, a new solution designed to enable users to store and access time series data at scale. The solution tackles Internet of Things and operational applications, and can scale to process trillions of time series events per day.  The company believes it is 1,000 times faster than relational … continue reading

Report finds nearly half of respondents delay rolling out applications because of container security concerns

Security continues to be a concern for container strategies. A recent report by the container security company StackRox found that 44% of respondents delayed rolling out applications into production because of security concerns and that security incidents among respondents remain high at 90%.  “Rolling out an application that hasn’t passed a security assessment puts the business … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Knative

Knative is an open-source Kubernetes-based platform for building, deploying and managing modern serverless workloads. It is designed for developer productivity and handles the complex details of deploying and managing cloud-native services. According to the team, the project is focused on API with higher level abstractions; stands up secure and stateless services in seconds; provides loosely … continue reading

The Cloud Security Alliance releases new insights into the top cloud computing threats

In an effort to help secure cloud computing environments, the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has released the Top‌ ‌Threats‌ ‌to‌ ‌Cloud‌ ‌Computing:‌ ‌Egregious‌ 11‌ Deep‌ ‌Dive‌ report. The report takes a deep look at the challenges of cloud computing as well as looks into nine recent cybersecurity attacks and breaches.  “These anecdotes will let cybersecurity … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Operator Framework

This week’s featured open-source project is a toolkit designed to manage Kubernetes native applications in an automated and scalable way. The Operator Framework was first introduced in 2018 by CoreOS who saw a high barrier to entry for building Kubernetes applications.  More recently, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation announced the Operator Framework was joining as … continue reading

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