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Dynatrace partners with Google and Microsoft on the OpenTelemetry project

Dynatrace has announced that it is partnering with Google and Microsoft on the OpenTelemetry project.  “Our goal is to ensure the ‘run the business’ software underpinning digital enterprises works perfectly, so we feel it’s important to contribute our expertise to this open source project to improve and advance observability in a broader manner,” said Alois … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: gVisor

Google has developed a sandbox for container runtimes called gVisor that is focused on security, efficiency, and ease of use. “Containers are not a sandbox. While containers have revolutionized how we develop, package, and deploy applications, running untrusted or potentially malicious code without additional isolation is not a good idea. The efficiency and performance gains … continue reading

Google explains cloud-native security model

To address security issues as early in the development and deployment lifecycle as possible, Google implemented a new approach to cloud-native security called BeyondProd. Google released a whitepaper to show how other companies can benefit from BeyondProd as well. Cloud-native security steers away from the traditional perimeter-based security model in which all users or services … continue reading

Google introduces general purpose VMs

Google has announced a new solution designed to improve general-purpose virtual machines in cloud applications. The company’s E2 family of virtual machines for the Google Compute Engine features dynamic resource management, flexible configurations and total cost of ownership. “E2 VMs are a great fit for a broad range of workloads including web servers, business-critical applications, … continue reading

Google launches Bare Metal Solution to accelerate cloud adoption

Google has announced a new solution to help with the migration of applications, helping facilitate cloud adoption. The company explained the new Bare Metal Solution contains all of the infrastructure that is needed to run specialized workloads. It also features a low-latency and highly resilient interconnect and connects with all Google Cloud services. It uses … continue reading

Google launches Network Intelligence Center to provide insights into network operations

Google has announced a new solution designed to make it easier to monitor network traffic. Its new Network Intelligence Center provides comprehensive network monitoring, verification, and optimization in cloud and on-prem data centers. According to Google, more and more organizations are adopting multi-cloud strategies, but today’s fragmented networking tools lead to a lack of visibility, … continue reading

Cloud Security Scanner Command Center

ITOps Times news digest: Cloud Security Scanner in GKE and Compute Engine, ManageEngine’s Log360 update, and ITSM Academy’s new course

Google has announced the general availability of its Cloud Security Scanner in GKE and Compute Engine. The new service will provide insights into app vulnerabilities and allow organizations to take action before those vulnerabilities can be exploited. Potential use cases include notifying organizations of common external vulnerabilities in their application, alerting them of accessible GIT … continue reading

Google to create new subsea cable connecting Africa and Europe

Google is trying to make the world more connected with the announcement of a new subsea cable that will connect Africa and Europe. The new cable, Equiano, is entirely funded by Google, and the third international cable that it has funded entirely on its own. Equiano is also the 14th subsea cable that Google has … continue reading

Google Kubernetes Engine Sandbox mitigates container escape vulnerabilities

Companies running applications that use untrusted code can experience “container escape,” a vulnerability tracked as CVE-2019-5736, that can hijack the shared host operating system and wreak havoc from there. According to the Information Technology Library, runc used in Docker before 18.09.2 and other products, allows attackers to overwrite the host runc binary within a new … continue reading

SAP partners with hyperscalers to move more companies to the cloud

SAP is teaming up with cloud providers Amazon, Microsoft and Google as well as global strategic service partners to walk companies through their transition to cloud-based business innovation. The project called Embrace will tailor the core components to each company based on the language and context of their industry. This includes roadmapping the platform, software, … continue reading

Google previews new Knative-based managed Kubernetes service

Google Cloud is adding a complete managed serverless offering that handles all forms of infrastructure management for DevOps teams, taking low-level programming and deployment tasks off of their hands. The new Google Cloud Run, launched at this week’s Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, aims to let developers move any type of code into … continue reading

Google expands its Compute Engine offerings with new VMs

Google Cloud is expanding its Compute Engine offerings with new Compute-Optimized VMs and Memory-Optimized VMs, both of which are based on second-generation Intel Xeon Scalable Processors. “Whether you’re running compute-bound applications for HPC or large, in-memory database applications like SAP HANA, you need the right mix of compute resources for the job, while also keeping … continue reading

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