Topic: infrastructure

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

Moogsoft Observe to extend AIOps platform with real-time analysis and problem detection

Artificial intelligence for IT operations company Moogsoft announced the upcoming beta of Moogsoft Observe, an extension of the company’s Moogsoft AIOps platform. Moogsoft AIOps is designed to provide administrators with AI-generated incident reports and data analysis in an easy-to-digest format. Although it’s an extension of Moogsoft’s base platform, the company explained Moogsoft Observe can be … 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

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

Confluent 5.0 focuses on securing and managing infrastructure

Confluent has announced the latest release of its enterprise streaming platform based off of Apache Kafka. The Confluent platform 5.0 focuses on making infrastructure secure, reliable and easier to manage. “At Confluent, our vision is to place a streaming platform at the heart of every modern enterprise, helping infrastructure owners get the most out of … continue reading

Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 released with improved automation across multicloud infrastructures

Red Hat announced the general availability of the latest version of its IT automation platform Red Hat Ansible Engine 2.6 today. The release adds improvements to three key areas of automation — simplifying multicloud provisioning, enhancing network capabilities and simplifying management in Windows. According to the company, it was able to simplify multicloud provisioning through … 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

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