Topic: edge

ITOps news digest: AWS announces the availability of Amazon EC2 R6i instances, Red Hat bolters partnerships, IOTech partners with Google Cloud

The general availability of Amazon EC2 R6i instances are designed for memory-intensive workloads. ​​Like M6i and C6i instances, these new R6i instances are built on the AWS Nitro System, building blocks that can offload a lot of the traditional virtualization functions to dedicated, delivering high performance, high availability, and highly secure cloud instances. The new … continue reading

Red Hat and Intel collaborate on Industry 4.0

Red Hat and Intel are extending their long-standing collaboration to bring Industry 4.0 transformation to smart manufacturing and energy. The companies are currently collaborating on edge processing for small form factors by combining Red Hat OpenShift application platforms and the breadth of the Intel NUC family of high-quality, reliable, and easy-to-use products to help create … continue reading

Eclipse Foundation launches Oniro OS for IoT and edge

The Eclipse Foundation today announced the launch of the Oniro project and working group, which aspires to become a transparent, vendor-neutral and independent alternative to established IoT and edge operating systems.  The Eclipse Foundation and its members added that they will deliver an independent implementation of OpenHarmony, an open-source operating system specified and hosted by … 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

SUSE receives Common Criteria certification

SUSE’s flagship Linux distribution, Linux Enterprise, has earned the Common Criteria EAL 4+ certification for IBM Z, Arm, and x86-64 platforms. This signifies compliance with the most demanding security requirements for mission-critical infrastructure, according to SUSE.  The exponential growth in IoT and edge devices has prompted countries to raise their compliance requirements for infrastructure providers, … 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

Eclipse Foundation’s 2021 IoT and Edge Commercial Adoption Survey cover

Report: Open-source crucial to IoT and edge deployments

Open source is increasingly becoming a crucial foundation of IoT and edge deployments. This is according to the Eclipse Foundation’s 2021 IoT and Edge Commercial Adoption Survey, which found that 74% of organizations use open source in their edge deployments, which is a 14% increase since the foundation’s same survey from 2019.  “We recommend people … continue reading

Diagram of how StarlingX works

StarlingX 5.0 now available with edgeworker nodes

Open-source edge computing platform StarlingX has announced its 5.0 release. StarlingX combines technologies like Ceph, OpenStack, and Kubernetes to provide a software stack that gives everything enterprises need to deploy an edge cloud, according to the company. StarlingX 5.0 adds support for edgeworker nodes, which are usually deployed at or close to the edge device … continue reading

Microsoft announces Azure Arc updates

Microsoft added new innovations to Azure Arc, a set of technologies that extends Azure management and services to any infrastructure, including on-premises, multicloud, or at the edge.  Users now have access to Azure Machine Learning, which enables data scientists and developers to build, deploy and manage machine learning (ML) models. Customers can train ML models … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Contour

Contour is a high-performance ingress controller for Kubernetes which provides the control plane for the Envoy edge and service proxy.​ Contour is currently listed as a Cloud Native Computing Foundation Incubating project meaning it has to cross over from being used by the early majority to the late majority before graduating.  The project supports dynamic … continue reading

Computing on the Edge with Kubernetes talk

Computing on the Edge with Kubernetes: Solutions to common issues

The four key considerations for deploying applications to the edge are connectivity, architecture, sizing and scale, according to Mikhail Kozorovitskiy, consulting engineer at Rancher Labs. Kozorovitskiy explained these considerations as well as how to solve common issues they run into at the Computing on the Edge with Kubernetes conference yesterday.  According to Kozorovitskiy, the four … continue reading

Figure of multi-layer edge system from IIC report

IIC describes new framework for distributed computing in new report

The Industrial Internet Consortium (IIC) has published the Industrial Internet of Things Distributed Computing in the Edge Technical Report. The report defines a framework for distributed computing that moves the capabilities of data center-based cloud computing closer to IoT devices at the edge.  “In edge computing, data, networking, storage, and computing are distributed throughout layers … continue reading

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