DevOps World | Jenkins World: The building blocks of cloud-native application development

Cloud-native applications are on the rise. In fact, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation recently released a report that found the use of cloud-native technologies in production increased more than 200 percent in the last couple of months. However, Justin Graham, senior manager of market strategy and ecosystem development for AWS, finds that the more a … continue reading

Hortonworks, IBM and Red Hat team up on the Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative

Hortonworks, IBM and Red Hat have announced a new collaboration to bring Big Data to hybrid environments. The companies announced the Open Hybrid Architecture Initiative designed to take Big Data workloads across on-premise, multi-cloud and edge architectures. The initiative will bring Hortonworks Data Platform, Hortonworks DataFlow, Hortonworks DataPlane and IBM Cloud Private for Data to … continue reading

NanoVMs: Containers are a fad that is eventually going to run its course

While containers gain in popularity for software deployments, one company is still betting on virtual machines — or more specifically, tiny virtual machines. NanoVMs is a unikernel platform designed to remove the operating system and prevent other programs from running on them — unlike containers that need to be placed on top of generic operating … continue reading

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OpenStack Rocky release comes with bare metal improvements

OpenStack announced the 18th release of its open-source cloud infrastructure software this week. While Rocky provides a number of new enhancements, the top two new improvements include to Ironic and Fast Forward Updates. Ironic is the software’s bare metal provisioning service. The latest release adds new management and automation catepbitlies to bare metal infrastructure and … continue reading

Google Cloud invests $9 million in Kubernetes development

Google Cloud is officially giving up the ownership and management of its open-source Kubernetes project’s cloud resources to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Google first introduced the open-source container orchestrator in 2014. In 2015, the company contributed the project to the CNCF.   As part of this transfer, the company is funding the move … continue reading

Gremlin unveils new features for resilient containerized infrastructure

Failure-as-a-Service platform provider Gremlin wants to make containerized infrastructure more resilient with the addition of new features. The company announced Container Discovery and Multiple Attacks features. Container Discovery enables DevOps teams to automatically identify Docker containers. Multiple Attacks enables users to simulate real-work outages. “The concept of purposefully injecting failure into systems is still new … continue reading

Why APM has a Big Data problem

Application performance management (APM) didn’t used to have a Big Data problem. Three-tiered application architecture with regular, infrequent updates generated predictable and manageable amounts of data for analysis and dependency mapping.   Modern architectures, however, present a Big Data problem. Their virtual machines, containers, microservices, hybrid clouds, and software-defined networks are constantly changing and can … continue reading

Red Hat launches infrastructure migration solution for proprietary infrastructures

Red Hat wants to make digital transformation more easily attainable for companies with budgetary concerns and proprietary, siloed infrastructures. The company announced a new infrastructure migration solution today designed to break down silos and provide a pathway to cloud-native. “Legacy virtualization infrastructure can serve as a stumbling block to, rather than a catalyst, for IT … continue reading

Robin Systems brings Kubernetes to Big Data, database and AI/ML apps

Robin Systems wants to extend Kubernetes to data-heavy apps with the release of its hyper-converged Kubernetes platform ROBIN. The new platform is designed to bring the benefits of Kubernetes to Big Data, databases, and artificial intelligence/machine learning solutions. “Kubernetes is the de-facto standard for container orchestration for microservices and applications. However, enterprise adoption of big … continue reading

Aqua Security open sources Kubernetes penetration testing solution

Aqua Security is probing for Kubernetes cluster security issues with the release of kube-hunter. The newly announced solution is an open-source tool designed to increase security awareness and provide visibility into security within Kubernetes environments. According to the company, the solution performs automated penetration testing and is intended to test only your own deployments, not … 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