Topic: cloud

Datadog launches Datadog Service Map for application topology visualization

Cloud-scale application monitoring service provider Datadog introduced the Datadog Service Map today, providing a visualization of the services and dependencies of users’ applications being monitored by the Datadog APM to track failures and bottlenecks. “As more organizations break monoliths up into microservices and embrace containerization, the fault domain within each application component has shrunk,” Michael … continue reading

InfluxData updates InfluxEnterprise with improved analytics, self-healing and LDAP integration

Open-source monitoring and analytics platform developer InfluxData released a new version of InfluxEnterprise today, designed to improve the analytics, self-healing, and permission and authorization management in the time series database platform. “Today’s enhancements to InfluxEnterprise make it easier for administrators to keep this mission critical data available and secure by checking and verifying every requested … continue reading

Evolute launches enterprise cloud migration and container platform

Cloud migration and container company Evolute launched the first version of its enterprise software platform. The launch of its enterprise container and migration technology is designed to help IT teams reliably migrate and run software apps between computing environments faster, and at a fraction of the cost as virtualization solutions, the company explained. According to … continue reading

Living on the edge: IoT is the future, and security is playing catch-up

Smart homes. Smart cities. Smart factories. Intelligent cloud. Intelligent edge. While many still believe the Internet of Things has a way to go before we see widespread adoption, there is no questioning that it is here today. Some things are prototypes upon which larger deployments can be built, and some are already in wide use, … continue reading

IBM introduces open-source project for cloud-native Node.js apps

IBM is looking to simplify the development of cloud-native apps with the newly announced CloudNativeJS.io project. CloudNativeJS.io is an open-source community project designed to provide resources such as best practices, assets and tools for building cloud-native Node.js apps. According to the company, while developers are using the cloud to deploy and run apps, only 38 … continue reading

Google extends enterprise-grade Kubernetes capabilities at Google Cloud Next

Google announced it is bringing the Kubernetes Engine experience to on-premise infrastructure with the announcement of GKE On-Prem as part of its Cloud Services Platform at its Google Cloud Next 2018 conference in San Francisco today. GKE On-Prem is being released as an alpha version, and is designed to deploy Kubernetes in an environment of … continue reading

Aqua Container Security Platform 3.2 released with “zero day” vulnerability protection

Cloud-native and containerized application security provider Aqua Security is introducing 3.2 of its Aqua Container Security Platform this week. The latest release comes with new capabilities for full-stack and serverless security, updated compliance features, and an OS-level security profile automation tool. “Sophisticated attacks often exploit unknown vulnerabilities in the application or operating system, also known … continue reading

Report: The state of IT is rapidly changing

The increased interest in cloud-to-the-edge technology, digital transformation and artificial intelligence is changing the approach to IT and IT service delivery. A recent report from LogicMonitor on the State of IT Delivery Survey found 80 percent of respondents have implemented or plan on implementing a modern IT solution. According to the report, the motivators for … continue reading

Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 released with improved automation across multicloud infrastructures

Red Hat announced the general availability of the latest version of its IT automation platform Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 today. The release adds improvements to three key areas of automation — simplifying multicloud provisioning, enhancing network capabilities and simplifying management in Windows. According to the company, it was able to simplify multicloud provisioning through … continue reading

MarkLogic introduces the MarkLogic Query Service for managing elasticity in the cloud

MarkLogic wants to help users achieve scalability in the cloud with the release of the MarkLogic Query Service. The service is a cost-effective way to query various workload demands without overprovisioning, the company explained. “Large enterprises expect three things when moving to the cloud: agility, security, and zero-administration. With the MarkLogic Query Service, our customers … continue reading

WSO2 announces support for cloud native programming language Ballerina

WSO2 announced early support for Ballerina at its WSO2Con US 2018 conference in San Francisco today. Ballerina is a cloud native programming language designed with integration in mind. As part of the support, WSO2 is introducing the Ballerina Early Access Development Support package. “Ballerina was created to address the central role integration is playing in … continue reading

StackRox Container Security Platform expands its scope to the orchestration level

Containerized and cloud-native application security company StackRox announced the latest release of its Container Security Platform today. The updated platform aims to provide an all-in-one solution for securing containers through runtime threat detection as well as actionable feedback at every stage of the container lifecycle. “The StackRox Container Security Platform’s integrated approach streamlines decision making … continue reading

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