Topic: linux

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Falco

Falco is a security solution specifically designed for cloud-native environments on Linux systems. It operates by applying custom rules to kernel events, enhancing these with detailed metadata from containers and Kubernetes.  This approach enables Falco to deliver real-time alerts, ensuring users can quickly detect and respond to unusual activity, security threats, and breaches of compliance. … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Art of Command Line

The Art of Command Line is a repository of information designed to help users — beginners and advanced alike — learn how to use and improve their skills with the command line in Linux. “This is a selection of notes and tips on using the command-line that we’ve found useful when working on Linux. Some … continue reading

eBPF has opened many doors for Linux, will continue to do so for many years

eBPF, the technology that enables the Linux kernel to more easily be changed, should be considered a great success, according to experts in the industry. Nearly 10 years after its initial release, the eBPF Foundation and the Linux Foundation teamed up to create a qualitative report that shows how far the technology has come. “Many … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Cilium

Cilium provides eBPF-based networking, observability, and security for container workloads. It enables users to secure network connectivity between application services deployed using Linux container management platforms like Kubernetes. Cilium is built upon a Linux kernel technology known as eBPF. This technology allows for the real-time integration of robust security, visibility, and network control logic directly … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenTofu

The Linux Foundation has introduced OpenTofu, another open-source alternative to the Terraform infrastructure as code provisioning tool.  This move was prompted by Terraform’s recent license change from MPLv2 to a Business Source License v1.1, which raised concerns in the open-source community. The switch early last month involved HashiCorp’s’ products including the infrastructure-as-code service Terraform, the … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: OpenELA

OpenELA, which stands for Open Enterprise Linux Association, is a new initiative to help keep Enterprise Linux downstream distributions available. It was formed by CIQ, Oracle, and SUSE following Red Hat’s recent announcements about the changes to Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL).  RELATED CONTENT: SUSE, CIQ, and Oracle form Open Enterprise Linux Association OpenELA provides … continue reading

Latest releases of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.2 and 8.8 drive greater Linux automation across hybrid cloud

Red Hat announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.2 and the availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.8 in the near future.  The releases are aimed at furthering Red Hat’s efforts to simplify and streamline complex Linux platform tasks across the hybrid cloud and to help IT teams better overcome staffing and … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Uyuni

Uyuni is an open-source configuration and infrastructure management tool designed specifically for software-defined infrastructure. It can be used on any Linux server connected to a network, including IoT edge devices or a Kubernete environment. Uyuni supports management for SUSE Linux Enterprise, openSUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Oracle Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, Amazon Linux, and AlmaLinux … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Wireshark

Wireshark is a network traffic analyzer, or “sniffer” available for Linux, macOS, *BSD, other Unix and Unix-like operating systems, as well as for Windows that lets users see what’s happening on your network at a microscopic level. It’s a continuation of a project started in 1998.  The tool uses Qt as the GUI and libpcap … continue reading

Red Hat introduces Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.1

Red Hat, provider of open-source solutions, today announced the latest version of its enterprise Linux platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.1. This update offers users new capabilities for enterprise IT needs such as helping to streamline complicated infrastructure environments. According to the company, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.1 works to support a heightened investment in … continue reading

Linux Foundation Europe Announces Project Sylva to Create Open Source Telco Cloud Software Framework to Complement Open Networking Momentum

Linux Foundation Europe, an independent trusted supporter and vendor-neutral home for open source projects in Europe, today announced the formation of Project Sylva. Designed to create a new, open source production-grade Telco Cloud Stack, Project Sylva’s common cloud software framework and adjacent Reference Implementation will reduce fragmentation of the cloud infrastructure layer for telecommunication and … continue reading

Tetrate announces new Istio training course with CNCF

Tetrate, the creator of Tetrate Service Bridge (TSB) to help with service mesh adoption, announced that it developed a new official training course for the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). The new course teaches how to monitor, connect, and secure microservices using Istio and is designed for anyone who wants to build on their knowledge … continue reading Protection Status

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