Topic: cloud

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

5 tips for securely adopting infrastructure as code

Infrastructure as code (IaC) allows us to design, build, deploy, and manage cloud infrastructure in code, rather than clicking through a cloud provider’s UI or having a long list of CLI commands. IaC—especially declarative IaC—simplifies the process of configuring a resource by defining the end state of what you want to be created and the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Storj

Storj DCS which stands for Decentralized Cloud Storage was released in late April as a tool for users to automatically encrypt all files before being uploaded so that the data is only in the right hands.  Files processed with Storj are encrypted, split into pieces, and stored on geographically diverse Nodes, and every file is … continue reading

CSA releases Cloud Threat Modeling guide

The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) has released a new Cloud Threat Modeling guide to help provide guidance on threat modeling for cloud applications, their services, and related security decisions.  The guide was written by the CSA Top Threats Working Group. The group hopes that the Cloud Threat Modeling guide will provide organizations with an up-to-date … continue reading

Logz.io announces partnership with Microsoft

The open-source observability platform provider Logz.io announced a new strategic partnership with Microsoft Azure to streamline monitoring and observability workflows for cloud developers.  Azure users can now deploy the Logz.io platform directly from the Azure Console just with the click of a button. Logz.io’s unique approach to monitoring and observability combines open source tools such … continue reading

Microsoft acquires CloudKnox Security for privileged access capabilities

Microsoft announced that it acquired the cloud Cloud Infrastructure Entitlement Management (CIEM) provider CloudKnox Security to offer unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management.  “The company’s solution helps organizations right-size permissions and consistently enforce least-privilege principles to reduce risk, and it employs continuous analytics to help prevent security breaches and ensure compliance. This strengthens our … continue reading

Google Cloud now indicates which regions have the lowest carbon impact

Google Cloud now indicates the regions with the lowest carbon impact inside Cloud Console location selectors for Cloud Run and Datastream.  Regions that have a CFE percentage of at least 75% will be featured as a “Lowest CO2” region or a grid carbon intensity of no more than 200 gCO2eq/kWh.During pre-release tests, users were 19% … continue reading

Navigating the complicated landscape of cloud storage

It goes without saying that 2020 was an unforgettable year. It was unforgettable in a different way for the major cloud service providers, all of which experienced an impressive surge in demand. Market leader AWS closed out 2020 with revenues of $45.3 billion, up nearly 30% year-over-year and more than $13.5 billion in annual operating … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Infracost

Infracost is an open-source cloud cost estimator designed to help DevOps, SREs and developers estimate the cost of Infrastructure as Code projects.  It can be integrated into a CI/CD pipeline to see what impact a change to a business’ infrastructure can do. Infracost currently supports 100 AWS and Google resources, but the team has been … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Harvester

Harvester is an open-source hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution developed by SUSE. The open-source solution provider for enterprise servers and cloud announced the beta release of the project at its SUSECON Digital 2021 conference earlier this week. The solution is built on Kubernetes and designed to deliver a new generation of HCI through virtual manage and … continue reading

Cloud Security Alliance releases Enterprise Architecture Reference Guide v2

The Cloud Security Alliance announced the release of the Enterprise Architecture Reference Guide v2, which provides users with a compilation of every domain and container within the CSA Enterprise Architecture v2.3.  “This reference guide is fundamentally important for risk managers in evaluating opportunities for improvement, creating road maps for technology adoption, identifying reusable security patterns, … continue reading

Oracle Enterprise Manager improves automation in latest update

Oracle announced its Enterprise Manager 13c release 5 which includes big improvements in monitoring and managing automation for Oracle environments, according to the company.  The new release adds fleet monitoring, management and data movement across the entire IT estate, whether that’s on premise or in the cloud. EM Hybrid Database as a Service now supports … continue reading

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