.NET 9 set to release at .NET Conf 2024
Friday, February 16, 2024 by Richard Harris
The .NET community is embarking on another exciting annual release cycle with the much-anticipated arrival of .NET 9. Developers are urged to seamlessly transition their applications to the current .NET 8 version while setting their sights on the groundbreaking features that .NET 9 promises to unveil at the .NET Conf 2024, scheduled for the end of this year.
F5 NGINX One SaaS early access opens
Thursday, February 15, 2024 by Brittany Hainzinger
At AppWorld, we are introducing and opening "early access" for NGINX One: a global SaaS offering for deploying, securing, monitoring, scaling, and managing all NGINX instances (whether they are on-prem, in the cloud, or at the edge), and all from a single management interface. It supports all our data plane components - NGINX Plus, NGINX Open Source, NGIN...
API management capabilities from Traefik Labs
Monday, November 13, 2023 by Richard Harris
Traefik Labs, the creator of Traefik Proxy, the ingress controller with more than 3 billion downloads, announced that they added new capabilities to Traefik Hub, the Kubernetes native and GitOps-driven Application Programming Interface (API) management solution. This latest update modernizes API runtime operations for platform teams that frequently encounter change...
DIY data storage platform Koor launches
Friday, November 10, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Koor Technologies, a monitoring, management, and automation provider that makes it easy to operate large-scale data stores, officially launched as a company.
Its platform, Koor Data Control Center, now in beta, helps medium-size and large organizations that struggle with storing and managing data by themselves in a simple, cost-effective way. To lead the buildout of ...
Red Hat AI revealed at KubeCon 2023
Friday, November 10, 2023 by Richard Harris
At KubeCon 2023 Red Hat made a number of announcements for its hybrid cloud portfolio, including the general availability of Red Hat Device Edge and Red Hat OpenShift 4.14; new certified plug-ins for the Backstage community; and Red Hat’s vision for AI and automation.
Red Hat Device Edge is now generally available
Red Hat Device Edge aggregates an enterprise...
Kubernetes data collection feature released from Sumo Logic
Friday, November 10, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Sumo Logic, the SaaS log analytics platform, announced the availability of its HELM Chart V4 feature to fully unify data collection as part of its continued commitment to OpenTelemetry (OTel). Organizations can now package, configure, and deploy applications and services on Kubernetes clusters with OpenTelemetry as a default to simplify the collection of metrics, events...
Kubernetes optimizations land from PerfectScale
Wednesday, October 25, 2023 by Richard Harris
PerfectScale announced that they have successfully closed $7.1 million in seed funding, led by Blumberg Capital with participation from Upwest, Prelude Ventures, K2 Access Fund, Inner Loop Capital, Triangle Tweener Fund, and Firestreak Ventures. The latest investment brings the company’s total funding to nearly $10 million, since its founding in March, 2022.
SQL server modernization solution from SUSE and DH2i
Friday, June 23, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
DH2i is partnering with SUSE to offer the simplest route to Microsoft SQL Server container modernization. By combining DH2i's DxEnterprise Smart High Availability Clustering software with Rancher by SUSE, organizations can seamlessly migrate both physical and virtual SQL Server databases to availability groups in Kubernetes within minutes. This collaboration em...
Red Hat OpenStack and DevSecOps updates
Thursday, June 15, 2023 by Richard Harris
DSO National Laboratories (DSO), Singapore’s national defense research and development (R&D) organization, and open source leader Red Hat, has announced a collaboration to develop new DevSecOps capabilities. The joint work between Red Hat and DSO shows the value of collaboration to facilitate knowledge exchange in Singapore’s defense R&D efforts.
eBPF Observability Agent Flora lands from groundcover
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
groundcover recently introduced Flora, a newly released eBPF-based observability agent that was built with a strict performance mindset - promising full observability at high scales while costing next to zero overhead. Flora has dramatically outperformed all leading observability platforms such as Datadog, OpenTelemetry, and New Relic’s modern eBPF solution -...
Civo Navigate Europe 2023 conference
Thursday, May 4, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Civo has announced the launch of its Civo Navigate Europe 2023 conference, taking place on September 5th and 6th in London. It follows the success of Civo Navigate North America 2023, Civo’s first US conference, held in February 2023 in Tampa, Florida.
Navigate Europe 2023 will be held in The Brewery. This truly unique event space combines historical charm with...
Automated service to service access emerges from Otterize
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Otterize, an open-source solution that's re-inventing how to connect services securely, to each other and to their infrastructures, today announced $11.5M in seed funding and publicly unveiled its new Otterize Cloud product, which is now in GA. The round was led by Index Ventures, followed by Dig Ventures, and Vine Ventures, with participation by Jibe Ventures, Crew...
BPM self contained apps to improve agility and competitiveness
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 by Pablo Alonso de Linaje
The needs and objectives of business evolve fast, and continuously, in a competitive environment. This places a heavy demand on enterprise IT teams to develop and deliver and change business applications rapidly.
BPM self-contained applications offer a new approach to business process management (BPM) process-based applications. This approach aims to simpli...
OpenCP extension launched from Civo
Monday, February 27, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Civo has announced the launch of "OpenCP", a new open-source extension to kubectl. OpenCP provides a framework to build additional functionality on top of kubectl, the widely-used Kubernetes command-line tool, to allow it to be used to control cloud services beyond just Kubernetes. Civo's vision for OpenCP was laid out for the first time at Civo Navig...
AppSec 2023 predictions from Oxeye Security
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Oxeye, the provider of award-winning cloud-native application security, announced five predictions expected to shape enterprise security spending in 2023. The predictions follow industry-wide research which shows the industry is shifting away from legacy software infrastructure and standardizing on cloud-native applications resulting in the need for new and more ef...
Major cloud provider to start pricing war in 2023
Thursday, January 26, 2023 by Richard Harris
The current cloud pricing model is very restrictive and follows a Hotel California style of easy in, hard out due to egress prices. This creates a moat-like structure where everything a business does must occur within one cloud for cost reasons. Due to this, it is likely that a major cloud player will make a shift and drop egress pricing in 2023, setting off a major pri...
The expansion of open source software is coming this year
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 by Richard Harris
2022 was a year of mixed feedback, particularly for the software industry. Despite many macroeconomic warnings, cloud services continued to grow, and the open-source model was embraced.
Coming in 2023 for the Open Source World
2023 is looking positive for the expansion of open-source software. Here are a few trends that will impact our industry next year.
The rise of Kubernetes as a Service
Monday, January 16, 2023 by Richard Harris
Kubernetes has been described as an operating system for containers. As workload management continues to expand to serverless and virtual machines, and the operations ecosystem (e.g., security and observability) matures and hardens, we will see Kubernetes more abstracted from users.
The rise of Kubernetes as a Service in 2023
No developer working on building an ap...
TrueNAS R30 launches from iXsystems
Friday, December 23, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
iXsystems, the company behind TrueNAS, has announced the RELEASE of TrueNAS SCALE 22.12 "Bluefin", the second major version of TrueNAS SCALE and the industry’s most powerful open source hyper-converged storage OS. Developed in true open source fashion alongside the hundreds of thousands of members in the TrueNAS Community, this storage software release f...
Why SonarSource is growing so much
Thursday, December 22, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
SonarSource announced record growth in developer and enterprise customer adoption. With a 43% growth in its user base, SonarSource supports more than 400,000 organizations and seven million users. The Sonar solution leads the industry with total analyzed code, which now tops more than half a trillion lines of code for organizations across the world. By adding 5,000...
Zero trust policies for software releases could be key
Thursday, December 8, 2022 by Gopinath Rebala
Today’s integrated DevOps methodology offers businesses the promise of accelerating innovation by providing customers and employees with new application capabilities faster. However, this approach can also increase risks associated with cybercrime and the failure to comply with rapidly evolving privacy regulations. As a result, minimizing security risk during the ...
Infrastructure as Code enhancements from Quali
Monday, November 7, 2022 by Richard Harris
Quali announced new capabilities that simplify the management of Infrastructure as Code (IaC), strengthen infrastructure governance, and provide further actionable data on the usage and cost of cloud infrastructure.
Torque delivers on businesses’ need to scale with transparency and controls to ensure governance and accountability without introducing inhibitors ...
Speed up your Java development with kits from Vaadin
Monday, October 24, 2022 by Richard Harris
Vaadin announced the release of four Acceleration Kits designed to make it faster and easier to build and modernize Java applications for enterprise use. These new Acceleration Kits speed the integration of custom applications built with Vaadin Flow into enterprise authentication, observability, and Kubernetes environments. Vaadin Flow is a unique framework that le...
TDengine Cloud released to developers
Wednesday, October 19, 2022 by Richard Harris
TDengine released TDengine Cloud, a fully managed, open-source cloud time-series data platform. TDengine Cloud lets organizations easily start, operate, and scale the TDengine time-series data platform in AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud.
Released as open-source software in 2019, TDengine has more than 19,000 stars on GitHub and more than 154,000 instances across 50 coun...
Edge computing company EDJX appoints new CEO
Monday, October 3, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
EDJX announced that it has hired a new CEO while simultaneously raising a seed round of funding. EDJX’s CEO Benjamin Thomas has assumed day-to-day leadership of the company and joined EDJX’s Board of Directors. Thomas is a serial entrepreneur and founder of two companies, which combined sold for over two hundred million dollars in enterprise value to strateg...
Java developer skills you should learn
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by Richard Harris
Mark Little, the technical direction, research, and development for Red Hat JBoss Middleware talks about skills Java developers need, how Java stands the test of time, and how to optimize Java development for Kubernetes. Little also covers if there are any gaps in what Java can deliver given the pace of business with containers and microservices, and some tools develope...
The value of BizDevSecOps for developers
Friday, August 26, 2022 by Richard Harris
Gregg Ostrowski serves as the Executive CTO at AppDynamics, part of Cisco. In this Q&A, he goes in-depth on the value of BizDevSecOps for developers, including how it helps break down silos and build bridges among business, security, developer, and operations teams. Gregg highlights how the framework evolved from DevOps and DevSecOps, as well as why it is ...
Innovations for cloud infrastructure from Cortex
Thursday, August 11, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Cortex announced new innovations designed to give engineering teams the same levels of visibility into and control over cloud infrastructure that the platform has, since its inception, over microservices. The company’s industry-leading System of Record for Engineering, which has given engineers and SREs comprehensive microservices visibility and control, now provi...
Software-defined perimeter market is set to grow
Friday, August 5, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
The software-defined perimeter market is expected to increase at a CAGR of 14.3% from USD 7.4 billion in 2022 to USD 28.2 billion through 2032.
The increased need for policy-based security architecture to decrease network complexity and the growing demand for cloud-based applications are other factors expected to influence the software-defined perimeter market trends...
VMware Tanzu portfolio updates
Tuesday, July 26, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
VMware has announced multiple Tanzu portfolio updates to enhance the developer experience with the general availability of Tanzu Application Platform version 1.2 and Tanzu Mission Control Cluster Configuration. With these two updates, VMware is delivering solutions to help developers succeed without hampering innovation and agility.
VMware Tanzu portfolio updates
Unified Analytics launches from BigPanda Inc
Friday, June 24, 2022 by Richard Harris
BigPanda, Inc. has launched Unified Analytics, a revamped feature that gives IT Ops teams new self-service analytic capabilities to create new and highly interactive dashboards and reports from complex IT Ops alert data. BigPanda is the only AIOps platform that also delivers a complete library of ready-to-use operational and value dashboards that allow users to rapidly ...
ImmuniWeb Neuron web security scanning
Friday, June 10, 2022 by Richard Harris
ImmuniWeb has announced the launch of ImmuniWeb Neuron, a web application and API web security scanning solution that is based on the award-winning ImmuniWeb AI Platform available.
ImmuniWeb Neuron is designed to rapidly scan tens, hundreds, or even thousands of web applications and APIs for vulnerabilities, weaknesses, and misconfigurations. It c...
Kubernetes performance benchmarking from Speedscale
Thursday, June 2, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Speedscale achieves expertise as part of Google’s Partner Advantage Program, helping SaaS companies optimize cloud price-performance ratio while scaling quality Speedscale, the Kubernetes traffic replay company that can simulate production conditions, announces it has successfully achieved expertise in cloud-native application development as part of Google’s...
40 percent more companies discussing the metaverse
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Companies worldwide are continuing to talk about the metaverse, according to GlobalData, which found that 40% more companies mentioned 'Metaverse' in their company filings documents quarter-on-quarter. The data and analytics company's 'Company Filing Analytics' database reveals that mentions crossed the 500 mark in Q1 2022, on par with Q4 2...
Video editing SAAS platform lands $46M in funding
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
A video-editing SAAS platform formerly known as Toch.ai announced they have secured $46.8 million in Series B funding led by A91 Partners, Alpha Wave Global, and Binny Bansal, who is the former co-founder of Flipkart and a current investor in the company. Other investors include Innoven Capital, Pacific Western Bank, and Stride Ventures amongst others. Th...