Topic: cloud

SignalFx to launch cloud infrastructure monitoring platform backed by AWS App Mesh

Cloud infrastructure monitoring company SignalFx will support Amazon Web Services App Mesh when its platform launches later this year, allowing for expanded infrastructure visibility, the company announced. SignalFx’s platform is meant to complement the efforts of Site Reliability Engineers and operations teams with streaming intelligence to assist with problem detection and troubleshooting, backed by AWS … continue reading

IBM Demos Project Eirini Preview for Kubernetes Deployment on Cloud Foundry

IBM has released the technical preview of a new open source tool that will allow deployment of Kubernetes clusters in Cloud Foundry-based application runtime environments. IBM demonstrated the Project Eirini beta at last week’s Cloud Foundry Summit in Philadelphia. Project Eirini aims to overcome a key hurdle in running Kubernetes in Cloud Foundry PaaS environments … continue reading

Veeam relaunches free-to-use VM backup offering

Users can backup and replicate up to 10 of their VMware, Hyper-V and AHV virtual machines for free with the release of Veeam Backup and Replication Community Edition. The company says that the new offering replaces the now-cancelled Veeam Backup Free Edition and opens up new capabilities to free users. The company wrote in a … continue reading

Microsoft prepares for Hannover Messe with Azure IoT integrations for manufacturing

In the lead-up to the Hannover Messe 2019 industrial technology event next week, Microsoft released updates for many of its industry-focused products and services, all aimed at providing businesses with a path towards “Industry 4.0.” The paradigm would see artificial intelligence, mixed reality and automation leveraged to achieve “intelligent manufacturing,” the company explained in a … continue reading

Report: Edge computing will grow as global data volume grows exponentially

The speed of data proliferation and the need for tailored data means that edge computing will become even more important in the coming years, according to a newly published report. The report, called “Data at the Edge: Managing and Activating Information in a Distributed World,” is produced by edge computing experts from Vapor IO, Packet … continue reading

Uber’s Peloton resource management utility released as open-source

Uber Engineering released its resource scheduling and management utility Peloton as open source today. According to company engineers, Peloton was developed to fill a missing niche in Uber’s internal software suite, allowing web-scale compute cluster management, resulting in improved resource utilization across its infrastructure. Min Cai, Compute Cluster Platform senior staff engineer at Uber, and … continue reading

Unravel is offering new ways to optimize all steps of the cloud migration process

Unravel has announced new capabilities to help organizations with their cloud migration journeys. It provides capabilities for all steps of the migration process, making it useful for organizations no matter where they are in their cloud journeys. The new solution uses machine learning and AI to determine baselines for on-premises data deployments, then uses that … continue reading

BMC extends hybrid cloud integrations in Control-M 19

Digital transformation company BMC Software has announced the latest version of its application workflow orchestration platform. Control-M 19 is designed to streamline workflows across hybrid infrastructures with a series of new cloud integrations and automation enhancements. Cloud native integrations for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure join the existing Google integrations and include AWS Lambda, … continue reading

Aqua introduces new features for multi-cloud and hybrid infrastructures

Aqua Security’s cloud native security platform reached version 4.0 today, introducing new controls for security and policy enforcement across virtual, containerized and microservice-based infrastructures, on-premises and in the cloud. “Aqua’s comprehensive serverless security solution now includes a full chain of controls to discover functions across multiple cloud accounts, scan them for vulnerabilities, detect excessive permissions … continue reading

How to keep costs down in the cloud

There are many reasons companies are growing their investments in the public cloud, from needing to innovate faster and deliver better service to customers or to support DevOps workflows and modern applications. Yet cost savings is still a driving incentive for many CIOs.  The metrics are undeniable: reports vary from an automatic savings of 10 … continue reading

SnapRoute delivers cloud-native network operating system

Saying that today’s network operating systems are keeping organizations from fully taking advantage of modern software architectures, SnapRoute today announced it is making available its Cloud Native Network Operating System (CN-NOS). The CN-NOS is containerized and cloud-native, and uses DevOps principles to give organizations the ability to deliver new services more rapidly and reliably as … continue reading

Citus brings coveted extensions to Microsoft’s Azure database PostgreSQL service

While Microsoft’s recent acquisition of PostgreSQL database provider Citus Data moves the company deeper into the open source world, it addresses a far greater need to bring more scale to the Azure database-as-a-service portfolio. Microsoft’s focus on open source across the board is no longer in dispute. It’s now safe to say that Microsoft has … continue reading

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