Topic: infrastructure

Google Anthos cloud-agnostic app management platform launched

Google Cloud announced the release to general availability of Anthos yesterday, an open software platform that allows users to manage workloads across any cloud provider or on-premise installation. Available on the Google Cloud Platform, Google Kubernetes Engine and GKE On-Prem, the software solution is designed for freedom and requires no stack refresh when integrating with … continue reading

SignalFx to launch cloud infrastructure monitoring platform backed by AWS App Mesh

Cloud infrastructure monitoring company SignalFx will support Amazon Web Services App Mesh when its platform launches later this year, allowing for expanded infrastructure visibility, the company announced. SignalFx’s platform is meant to complement the efforts of Site Reliability Engineers and operations teams with streaming intelligence to assist with problem detection and troubleshooting, backed by AWS … continue reading

Uber’s Peloton resource management utility released as open-source

Uber Engineering released its resource scheduling and management utility Peloton as open source today. According to company engineers, Peloton was developed to fill a missing niche in Uber’s internal software suite, allowing web-scale compute cluster management, resulting in improved resource utilization across its infrastructure. Min Cai, Compute Cluster Platform senior staff engineer at Uber, and … continue reading

BMC extends hybrid cloud integrations in Control-M 19

Digital transformation company BMC Software has announced the latest version of its application workflow orchestration platform. Control-M 19 is designed to streamline workflows across hybrid infrastructures with a series of new cloud integrations and automation enhancements. Cloud native integrations for Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure join the existing Google integrations and include AWS Lambda, … continue reading

Report: Interest in on-premises hosting continues to soar

Despite a rise in cloud-hosted websites, apps and services, on-premises servers are still a completely essential part of modern businesses, a recent survey found. IT industry professional network company Spiceworks has released its 2019 State of Servers report where it found a number of factors that are contributing to the popularity of on-premises servers. The … continue reading

Aqua introduces new features for multi-cloud and hybrid infrastructures

Aqua Security’s cloud native security platform reached version 4.0 today, introducing new controls for security and policy enforcement across virtual, containerized and microservice-based infrastructures, on-premises and in the cloud. “Aqua’s comprehensive serverless security solution now includes a full chain of controls to discover functions across multiple cloud accounts, scan them for vulnerabilities, detect excessive permissions … continue reading

StackRox launches new Kubernetes monitoring and security features

Container security company StackRox launched three new features for its StackRox Container Security Platform today — deployment-centric visibility, multi-factor risk profiling and network policy management — which the company hopes will help address difficulties in intercontainer communication and monitoring in Kubernetes deployments. “Deployed as a set of containers using Kubernetes YAML files or Helm charts, … continue reading

Morpheus multi-cloud management gets OpenStack, AWS CloudFormation and Dell EMC integrations

Cloud application management and orchestration company Morpheus Data released updates for its Morpheus multi-cloud management platform today, including enhanced OpenStack support, AWS CloudFormation automation support and support for storage and cloud using Dell Technologies. Morpheus explained that with the updates to its platform’s OpenStack integration, users can now orchestrate actions like creating OpenStack Octavia load … continue reading

LogicMonitor LM Cloud can now monitor Google Cloud Platform instances

Software-as-a-service performance monitoring company LogicMonitor released its enhanced LM Cloud multi-cloud monitoring platform this week, adding support for Google Cloud Platform instances on top of its existing Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure support. “LogicMonitor developed LM Cloud in 2018 to help customers with data in multiple clouds. Previously, these users were forced to monitor … continue reading

premium The challenges of developing and maintaining software in critical infrastructure

Over the past decade, enterprise software investments have increased significantly, and don’t show any signs of slowing down. Gartner Group recently predicted 9.5 percent growth in enterprise software spending in 2018, with another 8.4 percent growth in 2019, totaling $421 billion. Driven by the fast pace of improvement in what software can do, it is … continue reading

The IT security challenges of distributed architectures

One of the prevailing trends in IT today is distributed architectures. More likely than not, your file systems, virtual server instances, and applications are spread across a variety of host nodes or environments. From a scalability and reliability standpoint, this is a great thing. Distributed architectures help to meet fluctuating demand for services, while also … continue reading

Couchbase Autonomous Operator for Kubernetes and OpenShift enters general availability

Open-source NoSQL database software company Couchbase has made version 1.0 of its Couchbase Autonomous Operator automated migration and deployment utility generally available today. According to the company this is “the first NoSQL database to launch a production-ready Kubernetes operator for open source Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift (coming soon),” Anil Kumar, director of project management … continue reading

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