Topic: serverless

Google previews new Knative-based managed Kubernetes service

Google Cloud is adding a complete managed serverless offering that handles all forms of infrastructure management for DevOps teams, taking low-level programming and deployment tasks off of their hands. The new Google Cloud Run, launched at this week’s Google Cloud Next conference in San Francisco, aims to let developers move any type of code into … continue reading

Twistlock introduces hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless capabilities in 18.11

Twistlock announced the latest release of its container and cloud-native security platform with new support and features for hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless. This is the company’s 15th major release in the last three years. “Since we shipped the first version of Twistlock in 2015 we’ve worked on 11,100 issues, pushed 5,800 commits, built Twistlock … continue reading

Pivotal introduces Pivotal Function Service for serverless

Pivotal is the latest company to jump onboard with serverless technology with the alpha release of Pivotal Function Service (PFS). PFS is a function as a service platform built on Kubernetes and based on the open-source functions project riff. According to the company, PFS is the next step in the its cloud vision. “Today, each … continue reading

Gartner: The future of infrastructure is always on, always available

The future of IT infrastructure is about being always on, and always available, everywhere, according to a presentation by Gartner at its IT Infrastructure, Operations and Cloud Strategies, held this week in Las Vegas. With applications so critical to business today, any outage could spell disaster for those companies, according to a number of conference … continue reading

premium Taking a cloud-native approach to security

We all know that infrastructures at most organizations are now oriented around the cloud, and that the cloud has introduced major changes to the way applications are designed, built, deployed and monitored. But what security experts may not realize is how significantly the cloud changes the security game. While you surely recognize that the cloud … continue reading

PureSec serverless security platform announces free tier, new funding

Serverless security company PureSec announced a successful round of series A funding totalling $7 million led by Square Peg Capital today alongside the release of a free service tier for the company’s serverless security runtime. “We’re on a mission to protect each and every serverless application out there,” Shaked Zin, co-founder and CEO of PureSec, … continue reading

OpenStack Rocky release comes with bare metal improvements

OpenStack announced the 18th release of its open-source cloud infrastructure software this week. While Rocky provides a number of new enhancements, the top two new improvements include to Ironic and Fast Forward Updates. Ironic is the software’s bare metal provisioning service. The latest release adds new management and automation catepbitlies to bare metal infrastructure and … continue reading

10 use cases for serverless

The idea of serverless computing is not new, but it is only now becoming more popular in the industry. According to Chris Aniszczyk, CTO and COO of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the introduction of AWS Lambda in 2014 really popularized the concept. AWS Lambda was followed up by the announcements of IBM OpenWhisk … continue reading

Oracle brings new Kubernetes features to its container engine

Oracle has announced new support for its open serverless project Fn as well as new features and capabilities in its Oracle Container Engine for Kubernetes. Oracle’s Fn project was announced towards the end of last year as a container native, cloud agnostic serverless platform. With this week’s announcement, it now supports standard-based projects CloudEvents and … continue reading

Twistlock 2.4 released with advanced cloud native security

Twistlock has announced the availability of Twistlock 2.4. This is the 13th major release of its container security solution for Docker, Kubernetes and other cloud-native tools. The new release comes with expanded protection for all environments, including those still running on VMs.  “As container adoption grows, our customers are both scaling their deployments and sharing them … continue reading

premium Serverless vs. containers: How the two stand up next to each other

Serverless computing is the latest trend the IT industry is hopping on, but there is still some confusion about what the technology really means. Despite its name, serverless doesn’t mean servers are no longer necessary. It just means organizations no longer need to use their own physical servers. Instead, servers can be run, accessed and … continue reading

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