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...
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...
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 ...
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
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...
VMs and Containers on Kubernetes
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Rafay Systems, the platform provider for Kubernetes Operations, has announced support for running both Virtual Machines (VMs) and containers on Kubernetes through its Kubernetes Operations Platform (KOP). To help enterprises that rely upon existing VM-based workloads, Rafay accelerates application modernization and increases operational efficiency for legacy application...
VMware Tanzu Application Transformer launches
Friday, February 4, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
VMware has announced the general availability of an Application Transformer for VMware Tanzu. Application Transformer for Tanzu is a tool that aids in the discovery, analysis, and containerization of legacy applications thus helping customers to simplify and accelerate their app modernization journey by targeting their re-platforming strategy on the well-known "5...
HAProxy load balancer 20th anniversary celebration
Wednesday, November 17, 2021 by Christian Hargrave
HAProxy Technologies, the provider of a software load balancer, has announced the 20th anniversary of the HAProxy load balancer, a major milestone for one of the industry's most successful open-source products. This week, the HAProxy community will be celebrating this milestone at the virtual HAProxyConf by presenting individual experiences in deploying the HAP...
Ubuntu Impish Indri lands from Canonical
Monday, October 25, 2021 by Freeman Lightner
Canonical released Ubuntu 21.10, the environment for cloud-native developers and AI/ML innovators across the desktop, devices, and cloud.
"As open source becomes the new default, we aim to bring Ubuntu to all the corners of the enterprise and all the places developers want to innovate. From the biggest public clouds to the tiniest devices, from DGX ser...
Kong Inc unveils private beta of Kong Konnect
Friday, October 9, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Kong Inc. unveiled the private beta release of Kong Konnect, a full-stack platform for cloud native applications delivered as a service. Running on any cloud or platform, Kong Konnect provides end users with instant access to a comprehensive suite of tools that enable reliable and secure service connectivity across their APIs and microservices. It helps developers, arch...
Modern cross browser testing helps engineers test faster
Thursday, October 1, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Applitools announced an industry report empirically proving that modern cross browser testing powered by Visual AI helps engineers test 18.2x faster across the full test cycle including writing, running, analyzing, reporting, and maintaining tests.
Data for the report was sourced from 203 engineers across 75 countries who spent 3,112 hours completing the Ultrafast Cr...
Inseego announces 2nd gen 5G devices
Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by Freeman Lightner
Inseego Corp. is extending its industry leadership with a full line-up of new second-generation 5G devices that leverage the new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ X55 5G modem. Inseego will preview its new 5G portfolio of industrial IoT, fixed wireless access and mobile broadband product lines in private briefings at CES.
Inseego 5G products will also power live demons...
SIIA CODiE Awards 2020 nominations are now open
Thursday, November 7, 2019 by Richard Harris
SIIA announced the nomination period for the 35th annual SIIA CODiE Awards. Applications, products and services and other related technologies for use by publishers, information service providers and consumers across the business technology industry are invited to apply between November 4 and January 17.
New categories in 2020
Each year SIIA stakeholders, inc...
Best Practices for Kubernetes and more from Platform9
Tuesday, September 10, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
Platform9 has announced it will present at a webinar hosted by CNCF and hosts three Kubernetes Days events globally.
“KubeVirt - Beyond Containers: Coming full circle back to VMs!” on a CNCF-hosted Webinar
In this CNCF webinar, Roopak Parikh, Co-Founder & CTO at Platform9, and Joshua Hurt, Senior Software Engineer at Platform9, will...
VMworld conference 2019 announcements
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
VMware introduced cloud offerings that enable hybrid cloud platforms that empower customers to migrate and modernize applications across clouds, data centers, and edge locations while simplifying cloud planning, deployment, costs, and ongoing operations.
Transforming the Way Enterprises Build Software on Kubernetes
VMware Tanzu, a new overarching portfolio of prod...
Serverless computing 101 for developers
Monday, March 4, 2019 by Richard Harris
Hosting application data in the cloud is nothing new, it's as old as the Internet itself. But what is new is the way today's cloud platforms can intelligently manage the data and infrastructure itself along with the data, making the entire hosting experience seem serverless.
Nimbella, a serverless computing platform that is cloud-agnostic, recently closed a s...
Edge computing platform gets containers and VMs
Thursday, February 7, 2019 by Richard Harris
StackPath announced the launch of StackPath Edge Computing Containers and Virtual Machines (VMs). StackPath customers can now deploy and manage their own workloads in any StackPath edge node worldwide. This lets them put applications and services closer to their end users than ever by leveraging more geographically-diverse points of presence (PoPs) than centralized publ...
4 predictions for hyperconverged infrastructures in 2019
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 by Richard Harris
Enterprise Storage in 2019 will no doubt continue to evolve as the demand for storage space continues to grow. Almost everyone agrees that hybrid cloud is going to improve, we will see more automated and intelligent storage, and containerization and server-less solutions will abound.
But as reported by Forbes, we humans produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day...
Monday, April 9, 2018 by Richard Harris
SlashData announces the release of the State of the Developer Nation Report 14th Edition, based on the results of the bi-annual Developer Economics survey, which reached 21,700+ developers from 169 countries in 9 areas of involvement in November-December 2017.State of the Developer Nation Report report focuses on 4 major themes, each with its own visualization:For the f...
Scaling container platforms on bare metal with HPE Synergy
Monday, January 22, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Portworx and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) have announced a solution based reference configuration that allows enterprises of all sizes to deploy, scale, and manage stateful container workloads. This new solution enables IT teams to deploy a scale out container platform on bare metal using a combination of HPE Synergy composable system, Kubernetes and Portworx’s clou...
The case for developer platforms as seen by Oracle
Friday, July 7, 2017 by Richard Harris
Developers' lives are getting more challenging than ever. In the past, CIOs would give them the environment they had to work in, and operations was never part of their daily worries. But with the advent of cloud computing and broad adoption of DevOps methodologies, developers are now responsible for thinking about their environment, orchestrating containers, monitoring ...
Optimizing your app server performance really matters
Friday, February 3, 2017 by Richard Harris
As people are becoming more and more likely to turn to software as a means for entertainment, computer utility solutions, and everything in between, the load on a healthy business's servers can quickly max out. This can cause some major issues, i.e. leaving your customers suffering from horrible load times or even completely dead in the water. That's why a intuitiv...
Hazelcast is now available as a tile on Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF)
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 by Richard Harris
Hazelcast, an open source in-memory data grid (IMDG), is now available as a Tile on Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF). Their newest tile for PCF 1.2 is an on-demand service broker that dynamically creates and scales their clusters without pre-provisioning blocks of VMs (virtual machines). The Tile integrates with Cloud Foundry to provide a frictionless user experience, requir...
Demystifying persistent storage: As containers die, data lives on
Monday, November 21, 2016 by Aubrey Muhlach
According to a recent survey from Portworx, IT managers depend on containers to help improve their agility, reduce their costs and improve system performance. Yet their number two concern with container storage - loss of data.Containers were developed to be stateless, ephemeral, lightweight tools, only megabytes in size to enable quick application launch. However, in de...
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...
Release of Red Hat Virtualization 4 Offers New Functionality for Workloads
Thursday, August 25, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Red Hat has released Red Hat Virtualization 4 (formerly Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization), the latest release of its Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) virtualization platform that provides a centrally managed platform for Linux and Windows based workloads. The new version offers an updated hypervisor, new system dashboard, and centralized networking. Built o...
Gridstore and DCHQ Merge to Offer New HyperConverged InfrastructureasaService
Friday, July 29, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Gridstore and DCHQ have merged to launch a new company named HyperGrid. The new company will market a HyperConverged Infrastructure-as-a-Service (HCIaaS), a solution that bridges the needs of traditional and cloud-native developers with IT Operations, delivering an AWS-like environment for DevOps.HyperGrid combines compute, all-flash storage, and networking into a singl...
New Skytap Driver for Docker Machine Offers Native Functionality
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Skytap has announced the new Skytap Driver for Docker Machine which extends the native functionality of Docker Machine to Skytap Cloud. With this new feature, companies can modernize traditional on-premises application architectures to container architectures within Skytap Cloud, without impacting any currently in-use environments.The new Skytap Driver enables applicati...
NGINX Plus Application Delivery Platform Receives Updates
Thursday, April 14, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
NGINX Plus Release 9 (R9) is the latest release of NGINX’s application delivery platform. New functionality includes the ability to dynamically install rich extensions to NGINX Plus, the inclusion of commercially-supported UDP load balancing, and new pricing and support options. Among the most significant new features is the ability to dynamically load rich extensi...
SmartBear Releases New Agile Development Test Automation Tool
Friday, April 8, 2016 by Richard Harris
SmartBear Software has released a new developer focused test automation tool, TestLeft which allows developers working in an Agile and continuous delivery environment to create tests within IDEs, which helps reduce test creation and maintenance time.TestLeft is a testing tool for developers who are testing in Agile teams. It fully embeds into standard development IDEs s...
The Challenges of Legacy Storage Containers
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Gou Rao, Co-Founder and CTO of Portworx, to discuss issues associated with legacy storage containers and the solution of container-defined storage. ADM: What challenges does legacy storage pose for containers?Rao: Most scale-out clouds have an intelligent storage fabric on commodity storage, which causes issues with scaling, cost and comple...
EMC and VMware Release a New HyperConverged VCE VXRAIL Appliance Family
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
EMC and VMware have announced the new VCE VxRail Appliance family offering integrated and jointly engineered hyper-converged infrastructure appliances (HCIA) for VMware environments. The VxRail Appliance family offers EMC data services and systems management capabilities with VMware’s hyper-converged software that includes VMware vSphere, vCenter Server and VMware ...
Learn Why Node.js is an Open Source Juggernaut
Saturday, February 20, 2016 by Richard Harris
Cohesity Makes New Updates to Its Hyperconverged Secondary Storage Platform
Friday, February 12, 2016 by Richard Harris
Cohesity has released version 2.0 of its Cohesity Data Platform, a hyperconverged secondary storage solution which includes new performance, management, and security features for enterprise customers across a wide range of industries. The Cohesity Data Platform helps companies consolidate secondary storage use cases, such as disaster recovery, data protection, test...