Topic: containers

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

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

Keysight Ixia CloudLens to provide visibility into containers and Kubernetes clusters

Keysight Technologies has announced an extension to its Ixia CloudLens visibility platform that will provide packet-level visibility into containers and Kubernetes clusters. Ixia CloudLens is a SaaS solution that provides end-to-end cloud visibility, supporting solutions including AWS Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (EKS), Azure Kubernetes Service (ASK), and Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). According to the … continue reading

Report: Enterprises are looking to replace VMs with containers

As enterprises are evaluating the benefits of containers, many of them are looking to reduce their reliance on commercial virtualization technologies. A newly released report found about 44 percent of respondents plan to move from VMs to containers. The report comes from Diamanti’s 2018 Container Adoption Benchmark, which looks at the current state of container … continue reading

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