Topic: linux

SUSE gets new ownership, sold for $2.5 billion

Micro Focus has sold the open-source infrastructure software provider SUSE for $2.5 billion to the investment firm EQT VIII. Micro Focus first acquired SUSE in 2014 for $1.2 billion as part of its Attachmate acquisition. SUSE was founded in 1992, and is known for its enterprise-grade open-source Linux operating system. Today, the company provides enterprise-grade, … continue reading

Google open sources sandboxed container runtime

Google has announced a new approach to sandboxed containers designed to secure container isolation. gVisor is an open source, user-space kernel written in Go. It is built to be more lightweight than a virtual machine, and integrates with Docker and Kubernetes. “Containers are not a sandbox. While containers have revolutionized how we develop, package, and … continue reading

Microsoft Azure Containers Instances now available

Microsoft has announced a new way to run containers without having to manage servers. Azure Container Instances (ACI) is a serverless solution for Linux and Windows containers. “ACI offers you an on-demand compute service delivering rapid deployment of containers with no VM management and automatic, elastic scale,” Corey Sanders, corporate vice president of Azure for … continue reading

Docker announces major update to its enterprise-ready container platform

Docker wants to advance container management and security with the release of Docker Enterprise Edition (EE) 2.0. Docker EE is an enterprise-ready container platform designed to manage and secure apps on Kubernetes. It provides multi-Linux, multi-OS and multi-cloud support. “As a complete platform that integrates and scales with your organization, Docker EE 2.0 gives you … continue reading

DxEnterprise 17.5 adds support for SQL Server 2017

DH2i is announcing DxEnterprise 17.5 tomorrow. DxEnterprise is a Windows and Linux Smart Availability solution for databases, Docker containers, Availability Groups, and application services. It will add support for SQL Server 2017, making it the first solution in the industry to do so. According to the company, there is not currently any other solution on … continue reading

Linux Foundation announces new project for high-availability cloud services on edge computing systems

The Linux Foundation has announced a new open source project called Akraino. The goal of Akraino is to build a software stack that supports high-availability cloud services that are optimized for edge computing systems. The Akraino community plans to release the project source code in the second quarter of 2018. As part of the announcement, … continue reading

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