Topic: cloud

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: TrueNAS CORE

TrueNAS is an open-source storage OS that gives users the power to build their own professional-grade storage system to use in a variety of data-intensive applications without any software costs. “IT professionals, photographers, designers, audio/video producers and editors, developers, and any user serious about storing and protecting lots of data can take advantage of TrueNAS … continue reading

OpenStack Xena release takes aim at reducing technical debt

OpenStack announced the 24th release of its open-source cloud infrastructure software. Dubbed “Xena,” updates include new hardware features, improved integration among components, and a reduction of technical debt. The new release follows a new finding that organizations with deployments ranging from hundreds of cores to six million cores have logged significant growth according to the … continue reading

Report: More than half of companies expect IT spending to increase in 2022

Despite the pandemic, 61% of companies expect their revenues to increase significantly in 2022, prompting increased tech spending budgets for those companies.  This is according to the 2022 State of IT report by Spiceworks Ziff Davis, a global marketplace that connects technology buyers and sellers with actionable and precise intent data. The company conducted a … continue reading

How to keep your cloud bill manageable

Cloud has many advantages, and one motivating factor that caused many to make the migration is the promise of cost savings. But even though cloud can cost less than on-premises data centers, it’s easy for companies to let their cloud bill get away from them.  According to Asim Razzaq, CEO of Yotascale, there are a … continue reading

Report: Sustainability is playing a large part in IT decisions

When an organization is looking to partner with a vendor, there are many factors to consider, and recently, sustainability has been added to that list. Many organizations are now opting to spend more money in order to protect the planet and make more environmentally conscious choices. CloudBolt Industry Insights, the research extension of CloudBolt Software, … continue reading

NS1 announces DDoS overage protection

The application traffic intelligence and automation provider NS1 announced DDoS Overage Protection, which prevents unexpected cost increases in the event of usage spikes due to distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against NS1’s Managed DNS. The number of DDoS attacks has jumped by 200% since last year and attack intensity grew by 300%.  “Business resilience is synonymous … continue reading

AWS CloudFormation introduces the ability to disable automatic rollback

A new update in AWS CloudFormation enables users to quickly retry stack operations from the point of failure.  CloudFormation is an Infrastructure as Code (IaC) service that offers users an easy way to model a collection of related AWS and third-party resources, provision them quickly and consistently, and manage them throughout their life cycles. Previously, … continue reading

wasmCloud joins CNCF as Sandbox project

The WebAssembly pioneer Cosmonic today announced that the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has accepted its universal application runtime for building cloud-native applications with WebAssembly that can run anywhere as its latest Sandbox project.  The key features of the runtime called wasmCloud include faster development time and lower lifetime maintenance, high portability, near-native performance, a … continue reading

Palo Alto Networks launched Cortex XDR for Cloud

Palo Alto Networks launched Cortex XDR for Cloud 3.0, which automates threat detection and investigation across endpoint, network, cloud, and identity, from a single console. The third-generation version offers even broader protections by detecting malicious user activities and insider threats through the analysis of identity data. In addition, Cortex XDR 3.0 offers security teams forensic … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Apache Libcloud

Apache Libcloud is a Python library for interacting with many of the popular cloud service providers using a unified API.  It helps users avoid vendor lock-in, uses the same API to talk to many different providers, has more than 30 supported providers total, and contains six main APIs. Libcloud supports Python version 3.5 and onwards. … continue reading

DH2i launches free DxEnterprise & DxOdyssey Developer Editions

DH2i announced the launch of developer editions of its DxEnterprise and DxOdyssey software, which offer free licenses for non-production use and trials.  DxEnterprise enables users to manage and ensure high availability (HA) for a variety of workloads such as SQL Server at the instance level and also SQL Server availability groups inside or outside containers.  … continue reading

Kong Mesh 1.4 released with new load balancing pattern

Kong released version 1.4 of its enterprise-grade service mesh built on top of CNCF’s Kuma and Envoy.  The new release of Kong Mesh 1.4 enables modern, decentralized, and portable load balancing that works across every cloud, including Kubernetes and VMs, and local development machines that improve accuracy and replicability, according to the company.  The company … continue reading

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