Topic: data

StackRox Container Security Platform expands its scope to the orchestration level

Containerized and cloud-native application security company StackRox announced the latest release of its Container Security Platform today. The updated platform aims to provide an all-in-one solution for securing containers through runtime threat detection as well as actionable feedback at every stage of the container lifecycle. “The StackRox Container Security Platform’s integrated approach streamlines decision making … continue reading

How IT Operations teams can prove their worth

To the business, IT operations teams are often considered a money sink, a necessary evil due to humans’ inability to write perfect code. I should know, as before joining AppDynamics I managed a number of operations teams, most recently for an ecommerce site in the UK. Call me biased, but I believe that CFOs and … continue reading

Analyst View: What edge computing means for I&O

Many digital business projects create data that can be processed more efficiently when the computing power is close to the thing or person generating it. Edge computing solutions address this need for localized computing power. Gartner defines edge computing as solutions that facilitate data processing at or near the source of data generation. For example, in the context of … continue reading

Virtual Instruments launches Cloud Migration Readiness service to optimize digital transformations

Application-centric infrastructure performance management company Virtual Instruments announced the launch of its Cloud Migration Readiness service this week. The company says the service was designed to provide users with insight into the requirements of their proposed cloud migrations before taking the leap. “Considering the potential cost and time savings at hand, enterprises are under significant … continue reading

VMware Kubernetes Engine enters public beta

Cloud computing and platform virtualization company VMware launched the public beta of its VMware Kubernetes Engine today, the latest addition to its VMware Cloud Services line of SaaS offerings. The enterprise-grade Kubernetes-as-a-Service beta runs on AWS, with Azure support coming soon, the company says. William Shelton, VP of product management at VMware wrote in the … continue reading

HPE tackles data problems with Memory-Driven Computing

HPE announced the Memory-Driven Computing Sandbox to introduce edge customers to a new computing architecture for delivering applications and proofs-of-concept. The incubation practice will leverage expertise from HPE and HPE Pointnext to foster specialized skills for solving Big Data problems. “We believe that all data is valuable. Our vision for Memory-Driven Computing is to enable … continue reading

Deep learning, containerized apps introduced in Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0

Big data company Hortonworks announced the release of Hortonworks Data Platform 3.0 today during the DataWorks Summit in San Jose. The latest release introduces the containerization of application deployments and productivity enhancements along with other updates to the cloud-based data management and computing platform. HDP 3.0 is based on version 3.1 of the open-source Apache … continue reading

Instaclustr launches Apache Kafka managed service

Open Source-as-a-Service platform provider Instaclustr announced the launch of its Apache Kafka managed service today, providing Kafka’s high-volume data management and streaming alongside its other managed service offerings, which include Apache Cassandra, Spark, Lucene, the Elasticsearch and Apache co-production Elassandra amongst others. The SOC2-certified service provides high throughput and availability via distributed server cluster; integrations … continue reading

MarkLogic 9.0-5 further enhances automation and secure data integration

MarkLogic Corporation, the leading operational and transactional enterprise NoSQL database provider, today announced the release of MarkLogic 9.0-5, the latest version of the world’s leading multi-model database platform for securing, sharing and integrating data. MarkLogic 9.0-5 represents a major step forward in automated, secure workload management for data integration projects in the cloud, and in … continue reading

Self-driving Ops: VMware’s vRealize to automate based on business intent

An upgrade of VMware’s vRealize Suite datacenter and cloud management tools slated for release next month will use predictive analytics to automate monitoring, provisioning and capacity utilization, based on the business intent of specific workloads. VMware’s vRealize Operations 6.7, a new release of the company’s datacenter and multi-cloud performance management tool, will introduce “self-driving operations” … continue reading

How to extend application performance monitoring to your infrastructure

While application performance monitoring offerings can provide valuable insight into the user experiences of your application, there’s a key factor of performance monitoring and maintenance that APM provider AppDynamics’ senior director of tech evangelism Matt Chotin says businesses don’t put the proper resources behind — measuring how the application’s underlying infrastructure is impacting its performance. “The … continue reading

SQream and X-IO collaborate on analytics for massive datasets

GPU database developer SQream announced their first “technological collaboration” with enterprise data storage and advanced computing company X-IO Technologies today — the integration of SQream’s GPU-based edge computing and X-IO’s compact 2U form-factor-based Axellio database and storage technology for rapid data analytics for massive datasets. According to the announcement, benchmarks for the collaborative solution showed … continue reading

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