Topic: open source

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Salt

Salt is an event-driven automation tool and framework built in Python to deploy, configure, and manage complex IT systems.  This open-source project can be used to automate common infrastructure administration tasks and be sure that all parts of the users infrastructure are operating correctly. Salt can also be used to manage operating system deployment and … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Grafana Phlare

Grafana Phlare is an open-source observability tool for continuous profiling at a massive scale. This helps users get a better understanding of resource usage in their applications down to the line number. The project was announced in 2022 at ObservabilityCON. The project natively integrates with Grafana, making it possible for users to correlate their profiling … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Open Compute Project

The Open Compute Project (OCP) is a collaborative community that focuses primarily on redesigning hardware technology in order to support the expanding demands on compute infrastructure. The OCP community includes both hyperscale data center operators and industry professionals working with vendors to help them develop and commercialize open innovations that, when embedded in products, can … 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

ITOps Open-Source Project of the Week: Hermes

Hermes is HashiCorps’ newly open-sourced document management system built to streamline writing and document processes.  The company originally created the project in June 2022 to help its team members author, review, approve, discover, and deprecate documents.  For its backend, Hermes utilizes Golang and for its front end, Ember.js. Storage is provided by a PostgreSQL database … continue reading

ITOps Times Open Source Project of the Week: CubeFS

CubeFS is a cloud native distributed storage platform hosted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation as an Incubating project. According to the company, this open source offering allows users to converge posix filesystem interfaces, S3 compatible interfaces, and hdfs interfaces. It also provides highly scalable metadata along with elasticity and consistency.  CubeFS also offers specific … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Vector

Vector is an open-source, end-to-end observability data pipeline that works to give users control over their own observability data by allowing them to collect, transform, and route their logs, metrics, and traces to any vendor. According to the GitHub page, this tool also works towards cost reduction, novel data enrichment, and data security where the … continue reading

Groundcover launches new tool for creating visual network maps of services

Groundcover launched Caretta, an open-source tool that enables teams to create a visual network map of services running in their cluster.  The technology uses eBPF (extended Berkeley Packet Filter), which is used for tracing and monitoring activities within the Linux kernel. EBPF is a virtual machine that can be used to execute kernel-level programs, and … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Chocolatey

Chocolatey is a software management automation for Windows that wraps installers, executables, zips, and scripts into compiled packages. It claims to be the “sane way” to manage software on Windows.  The packages go through a rigorous review process including automatic virus scanning and the community repository has a strict policy on malicious and pirated software, … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Project Wisdom

Project Wisdom was created by Red Hat in collaboration with IBM to incorporate AI into Ansible to make it easier for beginners to get started with Ansible and faster to use for experts.  The goal is for users to be able to enter plain English and then get back generated automation written in Ansible syntax … continue reading

ITOps Times open source project of the week: Crossplane

Crossplane is an open-source project that provides infrastructure as code (IaC) for managing cloud native applications and infrastructure.  It is designed to enable users to declaratively manage their cloud resources using a single, unified interface, rather than needing to use the individual APIs and tooling provided by different cloud providers. Crossplane aims to provide a … continue reading

ITOps Times open source project of the week: Aiven

The team at Aiven, the open-source cloud data platform, has announced a complete open-source streaming ecosystem for Apache Kafka. This is intended to deliver a robust and real-time data ecosystem with the latest editions of its beta service of Aiven for Apache Flink.  “As a leader in the open source community, Aiven is on a … continue reading

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