ITOps Times news digest: VMware Cross-Cloud services in AWS Marketplace; AWS Elastic Disaster Recovery; Microsoft and JetStream partnership

VMware has announced that Carbon Black Cloud and Tanzu are now available on the AWS Marketplace. According to VMware, this will provide customers with benefits like accelerating applications modernization, migrating workloads to the cloud, adopting a cloud operating model, and securely connecting a distributed workforce to cloud-based resources.  “Whether a customer has transitioned their business … continue reading

Overcoming the barriers to self-service operations

Many organizations are moving to an operations model that focuses more on service ownership, where developers or operators take responsibility for their code or services throughout the application life cycle.  According to Jake Cohen, senior solutions consultant for PagerDuty, during a webinar on ITOps Times, there are a number of reasons to move to an … continue reading

Palo Alto Networks launches several new security capabilities

Palo Alto Networks today introduced new products and capabilities including Prisma Cloud 3.0, Cortex eXtended Managed Detection and Response (XMDR) Partner Specialization, and Next-generation CASB. Prisma Cloud 3.0 Prisma Cloud 3.0 is an integrated platform designed to shift security left and to improve a company’s security posture by reducing security risks at runtime.  The solution … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: PagerDuty updates; 1Password 8 for Windows; Rust Foundation Cloud Compute Program

PagerDuty has announced the release of new capabilities to its platform to help customers automate more incident response processes. The new Event Orchestration capability allows teams to create custom logic for controlling routing based on event conditions.  Other new features include a fully managed cloud version of Rundeck, new service standards, and new change events … continue reading

AIOps is a story of higher dimensions

Could you ever imagine we’d better learn the lessons of a 19th Century English schoolmaster for managing modern digital infrastructures? In 1884, the English schoolmaster, theologian and priest Edwin Abbott published a work of scientific fantasy entitled Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions. Flatland is a satirical two-dimensional world occupied by geometric figures. The book … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Checkov

Checkov is a static code analysis tool for infrastructure-as-code that scans cloud infrastructure provisioned using Terraform, Terraform plan, Cloudformation, Kubernetes, Dockerfile, Serverless, or ARM Templates. It detects security and compliance misconfigurations using graph-based scanning.  The open-source project also powers Bridgecrew, which is platform for codifying and streamlining cloud security throughout the development life cycle. Checkov … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: AWS Resilience Hub; Freshservice updates; CWS and Fugue partnership

Amazon has announced the AWS Resilience Hub, which allows IT teams to define, track, and manage the resilience of applications. It lets teams define Recovery Time Objectives (RTO) and Recovery Point Objectives (RPO) for applications, assesses whether the application’s configuration meets requirements, and provides a resilience score and recommendations.  The AWS Resilience Hub can be … continue reading

premium IT resiliency guide

IT resiliency isn’t just about having 99.999% uptime; it’s more about the customer experience. If your customers aren’t able to experience the app the way you’ve intended because of a slowdown, then that will have negative implications for the business. Download this guide to learn the seven core beliefs needed to achieve resiliency, the difference … continue reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.5 brings features to ease move to edge

Red Hat has announced the latest version of its enterprise Linux platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 8.5 adds new features that will make it easier for businesses to scale from datacenters and the cloud to edge environments.  Updates include an expansion of Red Hat Insights, improvements to existing container management capabilities, and an easier … continue reading

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Grafana Labs releases new on-call management tool and tracing solution

Grafana Labs has announced new updates to its observability platform, such as Grafana OnCall and Grafana Enterprise Traces. Grafana OnCall is an on-call management tool that came about because of the company’s acquisition of Amixr. It can be used to easily create and manage on-call schedules. It is designed to allow for faster resolution times … continue reading

IoT Consortium evolves into Emerging Tech Exchange

The Internet of Things Consortium (IoTC) announced the evolution into Emerging Tech Exchange, which will expand the association’s focus beyond just connected devices and into technology that leverages augmented reality, gamification, robotics, deep learning, and AI. “The Emerging Tech Exchange draws upon the success of the IoTC, where our members not only had a front-row … continue reading

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ITOps Times news digest: LogDNA Log Data Restoration; Cloudian updates HyperIQ; FADU Technology’s new SSD designs

LogDNA has announced Log Data Restoration, a new capability that will allow users to pull historical logs out of archived storage and into LogDNA for analysis. According to LogDNA, it can be costly to keep logs in hot storage, which is why many get archived.  “True observability requires that data consumers can find insights they … continue reading

Pure Storage announces partnership with Microsoft Azure on Semiconductor chip design

Pure Storage announced that it partnered with Microsoft Azure to design a next-gen chip that will offer a data layer that can keep up with the needs of massive, concurrent high-performance computing (HPC) workloads running in the cloud.  FlashBlade at Equinix with Azure for EDA leverages cloud-adjacent storage for engineering design and automation workloads (EDA).  … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Emissary-ingress

Emissary-ingress is an open-source ingress controller and API gateway. It is built on Envoy Proxy and supports a number of ingress use cases like load balancing, authentication, and observability. Key features of the project include: The ability to easily manage changes to routing using a policy engine Authentication, rate limiting and TLS to secure microservices … continue reading

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