Topic: vm

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Xen Project Hypervisor

With their newest release, the team behind Xen Project Hypervisor 4.12 says that it is focusing on security and reducing code size in the open-source virtual machine monitoring platform. In a blog post, the team outlined the plans and their additional focus on renewed x86 architecture support, features for embedded and automotive, and more. “This … continue reading

Report: Enterprises are looking to replace VMs with containers

As enterprises are evaluating the benefits of containers, many of them are looking to reduce their reliance on commercial virtualization technologies. A newly released report found about 44 percent of respondents plan to move from VMs to containers. The report comes from Diamanti’s 2018 Container Adoption Benchmark, which looks at the current state of container … continue reading

Google Compute Engine gets sole-tenant nodes

Google has announced the beta release of sole-tenant nodes on Google Compute Engine. Sole-tenant nodes are physical Compute Engine servers designed to host VM instances for users’ specific projects. “Normally, VM instances run on physical hosts that may be shared by many customers.  With sole-tenant nodes, you have the host all to yourself, Google’s product … 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

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

Self-driving Ops: VMware’s vRealize to automate based on business intent

An upgrade of VMware’s vRealize Suite datacenter and cloud management tools slated for release next month will use predictive analytics to automate monitoring, provisioning and capacity utilization, based on the business intent of specific workloads. VMware’s vRealize Operations 6.7, a new release of the company’s datacenter and multi-cloud performance management tool, will introduce “self-driving operations” … continue reading

NAKIVO expands disaster recovery functionality Backup and Replication v7.4

Virtualization and cloud backup company NAKIVO has announced version 7.4 of NAKIVO Backup and Replication with a long list of features and improvements. According to the company, the biggest feature of the release is the automated VM disaster recovery for VMware, Hyper-V and Amazon Web Services.   “The new version [of Backup and Replication] provides … continue reading

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