ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Cortex

Cortex is a multitenant, horizontally scalable Prometheus as a Service solution. According to the project team, it is a CNCF sandbox project that is featured in several production systems such as Weave Cloud and Grafana Cloud. In addition, it is used mostly as a remote write destination for the monitoring system and time series database … continue reading

Internet of Things Consortium adds connected health and wellness as core vertical for IoT adoption

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) added connected health and wellness as one of the five core verticals to advance IoT growth and adoption amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.  “Coronavirus has without a doubt underscored the critical need to drive adoption of devices, platforms and services to support individuals at every level of care—from preventive to … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Linux Foundation expands scholarship program, VictorOps April update, and Concertio raises $4.2 million in seed funding

The Linux Foundation has announced that it is offering up to 500 scholarships as part of its Linux Foundation Training (LiFT) program. Since 2011 the organization has offered $220,000 in training and certification across 100 scholarships.  Applications for the scholarship are being accepted through April 30 for 10 different categories.  Recipients will receive a Linux … continue reading

StorageOS V2.0 launched to run stateful workloads with Kubernetes at scale

StorageOS announced V2.0 of its software-defined, persistent storage for Kubernetes. Now, by deploying a StorageOS container, enterprises can run stateful workloads with Kubernetes in production at scale.  “Trends in the cloud-native market have shown that users want to run hyper-converged and/or multiple-cluster Kubernetes environments with the underlying storage to support cloud-native workflows and stateful applications,” … continue reading

Palo Alto Networks to acquire cloud-delivered SD-WAN provider CloudGenix

Global cybersecurity leader Palo Alto Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire CloudGenix for approximately $420 million. CloudGenix’s portfolio includes an autonomous SD-WAN solution, app performance services, cloud and SaaS adoption services, and network and application visibility.  “CloudGenix’s vision has been to revolutionize branch offices through cloud-delivered Autonomous WANs. With CloudGenix, enterprises gain … continue reading

Splunk releases latest version of SignalFx Microservices APM

Monitoring company Splunk has announced the latest release of SignalFx Microservices APM, which is an APM solution that provides observability into cloud-native environments.  According to Splunk, this latest release combines features from both SignalFx and Omniton, both of which were acquired by Splunk within the last year. Such features include NoSample full-fidelity tracing, open standards … continue reading

SysAid unveils drag-and-drop process builder for IT admins

IT and enterprise service management solution provider SysAid has announced the release of Workflow Designer, a drag-and-drop process builder for building and modifying workflows. According to the company, process managers with no formal training, coding experience or technical expertise will be able to easily create workflows on the fly. This ability can help increase IT admin … continue reading

HPE and Intel launch Open Distributed Infrastructure Management initiative

HPE has announced a new initiative to help simplify the management of large-scale geographically distributed physical infrastructure deployments. The Open Distributed Infrastructure Management initiative will help eliminate or reduce some of the complexities associated with rolling out 5G networks equipped with infrastructure from multiple vendors. “5G and Edge Computing industry initiatives will require large-scale and … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Rancher 2.4, DataStax’s Apache Cassandra Kubernetes operator, and Morpheus Data 4.2

Rancher Labs is releasing the latest version of its Kubernetes management platform. Rancher 2.4 features scalability, management and security capabilities required to help Kubernetes scale to the edge.  Key features include: Support for 2,000 clusters and 100,000 nodes Limited connectivity maintenance with K3s Zero downtime maintenance for RKE Enhanced security with CIS benchmark scanning In … continue reading

Shadow IT: Cracks in the company armor

If IT were a superhero, shadow IT would be its underestimated nemesis. That’s because today’s shadow IT — accounts that employees create without a business’s authorization or awareness — appears at first glance to be harmless. That makes the havoc it can wreak even more of a threat. In the daily course of their work, … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Kubei

Portshift has announced the release of Kubei, an open-source Kubernetes runtime vulnerabilities scanner tool.  According to the company, while there are a lot of options already out there, not all scanners are the same and differ by the number of feeds they consume, updates they product and information they provide.  ‘All tools, however, require some … continue reading

Sysdig launches PromCat repository of Prometheus integrations

Earlier this week, Sysdig announced the launch of a cloud-scale Prometheus monitoring tool. Along with that new tool, the company has also announced the launch of PromCat, which is short for Prometheus Catalog.  PromCat is a curated repository of Prometheus exporters, dashboards, and alerts. According to Sysdig, there are hundreds of Prometheus exporters that collect … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Instana and LogDNA integration, Kubernetes Kapsule, and Tosibox adds AWS and Azure support

Instana has announced a new integration with log management company LogDNA. According to Instana, this integration will provide “a seamless experience for Dev and Ops teams when troubleshooting microservice and cloud native applications.” This is a one-click integration on Instana’s end, meaning that navigation from Instana’s APM to LogDNA’s log analysis tool is handled via … continue reading

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Kubernetes 1.18 now available

The first Kubernetes release of the year is here, and according to the team, is a “fit and finish” release, meaning that a lot of effort was made in improving stable and beta features. Kubernetes 1.18 includes 15 stable enhancements, 11 beta enhancements, and 12 alpha enhancements.  “Having almost as many enhancements in alpha, beta, … continue reading

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