Topic: cloud

Setting up an SSH CA

When I first started looking after Unix systems, I spent most of my days in a remote shell. If you didn’t live in the data centre, that’s what you did, even before ssh replaced telnet. Since moving to Kubernetes, logging into a server may have become less common, but when things go really wrong, I … continue reading

CloudShare introduces CloudShare for Support: A cloud service that helps enterprises solve more customer issues in less time

CloudShare, a specialty cloud provider that helps software companies replicate complex on-premise IT environments in the cloud for training, sales enablement, and sandboxing for testing and support, today announced its new CloudShare for Support offering that helps technical support teams significantly speed up time to resolution and increase productivity. The time required to recreate customer … continue reading

OpenStack ‘Queens’ release expands support for GPUs and containers to meet edge, NFV and machine learning workload demands

The OpenStack community today released Queens, the 17th version of the most widely deployed open source cloud infrastructure software. A packed release resulting from a six-month development cycle, Queens offers advancements benefiting not only enterprises with mission-critical workloads but also organizations investing in emerging use cases like containers, NFV, edge computing and machine learning. The … continue reading

Syncsort and Cloudera integrate detailed data lineage from all enterprise data for superior data governance

Syncsort, the global leader in Big Iron to Big Data software, today announced that it has delivered expanded integration between its industry-leading, high-performance data integration solution, DMX-h, and Cloudera Navigator. This combination uniquely enables data governance practitioners to view detailed data lineage information on enterprise-wide data as well as changes to the data both outside and … continue reading

F5 Networks announces IoT, 5G and NFV capabilities

F5 Networks has announced a number of new solutions designed to improve the ability of service providers to incorporate new technologies. The new solutions include the global launch of BIG-IP i15000 Series hardware and the device-aware IoT firewall. F5 plans to showcase these technologies at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. “Service providers … continue reading

HyperGrid announces new software-defined cloud strategy

HyperGrid has announced a new software-defined cloud strategy for its HyperCloud software platform. HyperCloud is designed to help users achieve digital transformation on their journey to the cloud. It provides tools to manage and control public cloud environments and as well as to achieve simplicity, automation, and intelligence. “Multi-cloud use cases are increasing every year, … continue reading

Linux Foundation announces new project for high-availability cloud services on edge computing systems

The Linux Foundation has announced a new open source project called Akraino. The goal of Akraino is to build a software stack that supports high-availability cloud services that are optimized for edge computing systems. The Akraino community plans to release the project source code in the second quarter of 2018. As part of the announcement, … continue reading

4 levels of cloud maturity

Cloud adoption is atop every CIO’s priority list, and for good reason. Technology stacks are advancing at lightning speeds. Application architectures of the past decade are aging fast and being replaced with modern, public and private cloud-based ones. But while cloud adoption is inevitable, the vast majority of organizations are still searching for an effective application … continue reading

Data security still main reason for staying out of cloud, study finds

According to LogicMonitor’s “The Future of the Cloud – Cloud Influencers Survey,” by 2020, the share of workloads running in the public cloud could increase by 10 percent, from 31 to 41 percent. Despite this growth, some holdouts remain that prefer their self-managed on-site databases, citing concerns over the security of off-site managed database solutions, … continue reading

VMware announces Kubernetes-based container service

Pivotal and VMware have announced the general availability of its Kubernetes-based container service Pivotal Container Service (PKS). The two companies along with Google Cloud announced it would be collaborating on PKS at a VMware conference in August. The initial version was released late last year. “As you evaluate your enterprise software portfolio, you’re going to have app … continue reading

Google’s TPUs and GPUs now available in beta

Google announced that Cloud TPUs and GPU support for Google Kubernetes Engine are now in beta as part of a series of updates for the Google Cloud Platform. The Google-designed Cloud TPUs, built on four custom ASICs and with “up to 180 teraflops of floating-point performance and 64 GB of high-bandwidth memory onto a single … continue reading

Data virtualization allows businesses to reap the benefits of the cloud, survey says

Organizations are eager to adopt cloud-based architectures. According to a cloud usage survey conducted by Denodo, 76 percent of respondents are using the cloud and 45 percent of them leverage a hybrid cloud model. More than half of the participants are planning a cloud initiative this year. The  survey was based off of responses from … continue reading

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