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Terraform reaches maturity and stability with 1.0 release

HashiCorp has announced a milestone release of its open-source infrastructure as code (IaC) software tool. Terraform 1.0 has been 10 years in the making and is a huge leap forward for the project in terms of interoperability, ease of updates and maintenance of automation workflows, the team explained.  When the idea of Terraform was first … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Infracost

Infracost is an open-source cloud cost estimator designed to help DevOps, SREs and developers estimate the cost of Infrastructure as Code projects.  It can be integrated into a CI/CD pipeline to see what impact a change to a business’ infrastructure can do. Infracost currently supports 100 AWS and Google resources, but the team has been … continue reading

New Relic FutureStack 2021 unveils updates to Kubernetes, error tracking and network observability

New Relic made a number of new announcements around making observability a data-driven approach and catching errors before they happen at its annual FutureStack 2021 conference this week.  As part of the conference, the company unveiled a brand new Kubernetes experience, powered by Auto-Telemetry with Pixie. Pixie is an open-source observability solution that the company … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Google Datastream, TIBCO Hyperconverged Analytics experience, and KubeSphere Container Platform 3.1

Google this week introduced Datastream, a serverless change data capture (CDC) and replication service that is now available in preview. Users can synchronize heterogeneous databases, storage systems and applications with minimal latency to support real-time analytics, database replication and event-driven architectures. It integrates with purpose-built and extensible Dataflow templates to pull the change streams written … continue reading

Google’s VM Manager gets new OS configuration management

Google is previewing new OS configuration management inside its VM Manager solution. VM Manager is a collection of infrastructure management tools designed to ease and automate the maintenance of large Compute Engine VM fleets. The company first introduced the solution at the beginning of this year.  “OS configuration management is an important way that administrators … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Harvester

Harvester is an open-source hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution developed by SUSE. The open-source solution provider for enterprise servers and cloud announced the beta release of the project at its SUSECON Digital 2021 conference earlier this week. The solution is built on Kubernetes and designed to deliver a new generation of HCI through virtual manage and … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Longhorn

Longhorn is an open-source distributed block storage system for Kubernetes. It is built using Kubernetes and container primitives, making it cloud-native storage, according to the team.  “Longhorn implements distributed block storage using containers and microservices. Longhorn creates a dedicated storage controller for each block device volume and synchronously replicates the volume across multiple replicas stored … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Terrascan

Terrascan is an open-source static code analyzer for building secure Infrastructure as Code (IaC). The project was launched by the immutable security company Accurics last year. It includes templates to help avoid common security pitfalls in the cloud, built-in extensibility to support other technologies, and leverages the Open Policy Agent to help users write custom … continue reading

Red Hat Insights takes a deep look into hybrid clouds

Red Hat announced a new predictive analytics offering for Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform at its virtual Red Hat Summit this week. Red Hat Insights aims to reduce the complexity of managing hybrid clouds by providing visibility into on-premise environments, public clouds, and hybrid cloud operating environments.  According to the company, … continue reading

Pulumi introduces cloud engineering platform in 3.0 release

Infrastructure as Code company Pulumi has announced a major update to its platform, designed to connect developer, infrastructure and security teams. The 3.0 release includes a new automation API, native providers, multi-language components, and lays the foundation for its cloud engineering platform.  “When we founded Pulumi, we began by enabling developers and infrastructure teams to … continue reading

VMware unveils Anywhere Workspace for distributed organizations

VMware wants distributed organizations to be able to embrace work from anywhere with the release of its Anywhere Workspace. The new solution aims to manage multi-modal employee experience while providing better security at the edge and reducing costs and operational overhead.  “Organizations are facing many challenges, such as ensuring good connectivity for remote employees, monitoring … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: CloudEvents

CloudEvents is an open-source specification for describing event data. The project aims to simplify event declaration and delivery across services and platforms. It is currently still in active development under the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.  The CNCF accepted CloudEvents into its incubator at the end of 2019.  According to the project’s website, currently the industry … continue reading

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