Kubernetes operations platform gets more funding
Thursday, September 2, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Rafay helps platform teams move beyond traditional Kubernetes cluster management to streamlined Kubernetes operations for modern applications.
Rafay Systems Kubernetes operations platform gets $25M in funding
Rafay Systems, the platform for Kubernetes Operations, has announced a $25 million Series B funding round led by ForgePoint Capital, with participation from ...
Red Hat OpenShift now available for IBM and LinuxONE
Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform is generally available for IBM Z® and IBM LinuxONE™.
“Containers are the next generation of software-defined compute that enterprises will leverage to accelerate their digital transformation initiatives,” says Gary Chen, Research Director at IDC. “IDC estimates that 71% of organizations are in the proce...
Development Orbs from CircleCI help with speed to market
Monday, January 27, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
In partnership with more than 20 companies, CircleCI is releasing a number of new Orbs that provide simple out-of-the-box solutions for building, testing, updating, and deploying applications.
It has been established that nearly 50 percent of developer time is spent writing new code, improving existing code, and managing code maintenance. To improve speed to market, ...
All things Java
Friday, January 10, 2020 by Richard Harris
In an age when there is a constant demand for new, especially when it comes to technology, some things continue to stand the test of time. Java, for example, has been around for decades, but it is still the go-to programming language for untold numbers of developers. In fact, the language has never fallen below No. 2 on the Tiobe Index, and as of August 2019, it was No....
IBM buys Red Hat what does it mean
Thursday, September 26, 2019 by Richard Harris
With the IBM/Red Hat acquisition finalized, Jim Whitehurst has reaffirmed Red Hat's commitment to open source following much speculation. Given CloudBees' own commitment to open source through their work with the Jenkins project, Sacha Labourey, CEO of CloudBees, has expressed what a "massive win" this is for both Red Hat and the open-source ...
Even without Kubernetes Google dominates code commits across CNCF
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 by Richard Harris
Google dominates all code contributions made across projects of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), dwarfing all other contributors, according to the analysis done via Stackalytics, an open source code analysis framework hosted by the OpenStack Foundation. Google is not only the largest contributor with 52.9% of all code commits, but it has seven times more co...
What does the Kubernetes privilege escalation flaw mean
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by Richard Harris
Bringing together powerful applications into containerized services that are open source can have their drawbacks, as recently discovered by the RedHat issued a critical Security Advisory and patches for CVE-2018-1002105, a privilege escalation flaw impacting Kubernetes.
Sumo Logic CSO, George Gerchow weighs in: "The Kubernetes vulnerability is a huge deal, even...
IBM is buying Red Hat: What they want you to know
Monday, October 29, 2018 by Richard Harris
IBM announced plans to acquire Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source technology for approximately $34B.
According to Mergermarket data, this is the second-largest computer software deal ever recorded globally, which dates back to 1998.
As IBM’s most significant acquisition, and the most significant tech acquisition of 201...
Fedora 25 releases
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 by Richard Harris
The Fedora Project have announced the general availability of Fedora 25, the latest version of the free and open sourceFedora operating system. As with previous Fedora releases, Fedora 25 is available in three distinct editions: Fedora 25 Workstation, Fedora 25 Server and, replacing Fedora Cloud, Fedora 25 Atomic Host.Key new features and enhancements to Fedora 25 ...
Comparing server virtualization and containers
Monday, November 14, 2016 by Richard Harris
Apcera is a San Francisco-based company building the next-generation container management platform, and they believe that cloud computing is an ever-evolving way of interfacing with technology. With Apcera’s platform, they aim to solve the hard problems that enterprises face in embracing the new world of containers to unlock the potential of modern architectur...
Orasi Software Announces New Delphix Service Program
Monday, June 20, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Orasi Software has created a new comprehensive Delphix service program for enterprise software teams engaged with SAP. Consulting and assistance is available for organization-wide deployment and adoption of Delphix data virtualization software as well as for user training and platform migration, including SAP HANA and SAP ASE migration.With the new program Orasi will he...
Red Hat Summit to Be Held in San Francisco June 27 30
Friday, May 27, 2016 by Richard Harris
The Red Hat Summit will be held June 27 – 30 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. The open source technology event will showcase the latest innovations in cloud computing, platform, virtualization, middleware, storage, and systems management technologies. The event will include:General Sessions - There are 6 general sessions intended for all Red Hat Summit attendees....
Create Virtual Machines with vCPU and Memory Through Google's Compute Engine
Thursday, February 18, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
The Google Cloud team has announcing the general availability of Custom Machine Types for Google Compute Engine, which lets developers create virtual machines with vCPU and memory configurations. Custom Machine Types is a feature of Google Compute Engine that lets developers create a machine type customized to their needs to form virtual machines with the optimal amount...
As The Need for Mobile Increases So Will the Adoption of Node.js
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 by Mícheál Ó Foghlú
The work of early Node.js adopters has helped bring it into the mainstream. The benefits are clear: it enables developers to implement fast IT, driving more agile development practices and achieving high functionality at a quick pace. As many organizations work to rapidly develop apps while also responding to changes in the business - while simultaneously maintaini...
Inversoft CEO Brian Pontarelli Discusses New Passport SSO User Management Platform
Friday, December 11, 2015 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Inversoft CEO Brian Pontarelli to talk about his company’s new Passport single sign on (SSO) user management solution that goes beyond standard single sign-on to support messaging in the user’s localized language, built-in analytics, and the ability to discipline/reward users (e.g. mute, ban, suspend, reward) based on activity.Brian is the found...
Bomgar Platform Updates Secures Cloud Users Against Cyberattacks
Monday, September 14, 2015 by Richard Harris
Bomgar has released the latest version of its Privileged Access Management solution, which provides security professionals with the ability to control, monitor, and manage access to critical systems by privileged users and third-party vendors. Bomgar’s approach allows companies to enable controlled system access and defend against cyberattacks without requiring com...
RedHat Shows Mobile Developers Continue to Be in High Demand
Tuesday, August 4, 2015 by Richard Harris
According to a recent survey, the mobile developer job market should continue to heat up as 50 percent of organizations plan to hire for mobile positions this year. Of those organizations, 32 percent are focused on skills related to front-end development, with 27 percent looking for back-end integration skills and 15 percent seeking DevOps for mobile. Nine percent of or...
Red Hat Releases New Cloud Based PaaS Services for Application Integration and Messaging
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Red Hat has released OpenShift Enterprise 2.2 and is also augmenting its xPaaS offerings with a new private integration JBoss Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) offering to provide cloud-based services for application integration and messaging. The new Red Hat JBoss xPaaS services blend the flexibility of PaaS with middleware capabilities in an enterprise-ready package....
Red Hat Releases Latest Version of JBoss Developer Studio for Open Source Java Application Development
Thursday, October 2, 2014 by Richard Harris
Hot on the heels of its acquisition of FeedHenry, Red Hat has announced a new developer subscription program and resources for members of the JBoss Developer community. In conjunction with the announcement, Red Hat has launched the next version of its integrated development environment, JBoss Developer Studio. The new JBoss Developer program is a no-cost subscripti...
Red Hat Announces General Availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Tuesday, June 10, 2014 by Richard Harris
Red Hat has announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, the latest release of the company’s flagship platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 offers a foundation that enables the ability to balance modern demands while reaping the benefits of computing innovation, like Linux Containers and big data, across physical systems, virtual machines and the ope...
Red Hat Has Released OpenShift Enterprise 2.1 PaaS Solution
Monday, May 19, 2014 by Richard Harris
Red Hat has released OpenShift Enterprise 2.1, the next generation of its Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering. With OpenShift Enterprise 2.1, Red Hat is introducing consolidated log and metrics management, offering new versions of application programming languages, increasing application availability with a new concept of zones and regions, exposing a new pl...
List of Completely Free Programming Books
Thursday, September 26, 2013 by Richard Harris
Developers and programmers alike need resources, and if you are looking for a free way to dive into programming, I've got the source for you. Head on over to stackoverflow and check out this growing list of books online or offline that you can use to either get started with or sharpen your app development mastery.
Everything from C# essentials...