Woodstock Wire: Enterprise System News

October 24, 2021

Kinetica, Now on Microsoft Azure, Bends the Space-Time Continuum

Business Wire -- Kinetica, the database for time and space, is now easily accessible as a service on Microsoft Azure, giving organizations real-time contextual analysis and location intelligence on massive data sets with reduced computing infrastructure and lower costs....

October 24, 2021 11:06 PM

Citrix(r) Study Reveals State of Secure Remote Work

Business Wire -- "It was like changing an engine on a plane while it was in flight." That's how one security decision maker described the shift to remote work the pandemic forced last year. And as revealed by The State of Security in a Hybrid World,...

October 24, 2021 11:04 PM

Microsoft Azure Identity Management: Features & Pricing

Enterprise -- IT Business Edge - Since the first concept and launch of Cloud Services almost 20 years ago, cloud providers have been on a constant security improvement race in order to offer the best solutions to keep the user data safe and better management of who...

October 24, 2021 08:22 PM

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server: Geo-redundant backup and restore in public preview

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Strengthen your business continuity and disaster recovery plan with geo backup and restore, now available on Flexible Server for Azure Database for MySQL.

October 24, 2021 08:20 PM

New centralized management experience for Azure Hybrid Benefit for SQL Server in public preview

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Introducing a new way to manage Azure Hybrid Benefit for SQL Server centrally at an Azure subscription or account level, providing better control and optimized cost savings.

October 24, 2021 08:19 PM

Public preview: AKS support for Kubernetes 1.22

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - You can now take advantage of the latest features of Kubernetes 1.22 including a new PodSecurity admission feature and more.

October 24, 2021 08:19 PM

Generally available: IP-based website protection for Azure Static Web Apps

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Azure Static Web Apps adds support for access restrictions by IP addresses and service tags

October 24, 2021 12:06 AM

General availability: Azure Monitor application insights in Azure Spring Cloud

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Azure is making it easier to observe Java Spring Boot workloads running on Azure Spring Cloud with application insights.

October 24, 2021 12:06 AM

General availability: Azure Monitor container insights for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Azure Monitor container insights for Azure Arc enabled Kubernetes is now generally available. You can now monitor all Kubernetes, AKS or non-AKS through container insights.

October 24, 2021 12:06 AM

Azure Machine Learning now generally available in West US 3

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Azure Machine learning, bringing AI to everyone with an end-to-end, scalable, trusted platform available in West US 3.

October 24, 2021 12:06 AM

Women in tech: Open and gender-equal culture in schools the key to setting girls on a path to careers in tech - how India is getting it right

Enterprise -- CRN-UK - If you look at the numbers, India has proportionally more women graduating from science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) subjects than the US, UK, Germany and France and has been increasing for the past years. This...

October 24, 2021 12:05 AM

Global Azure outage knocked out virtual machines, other VM-dependent services

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - A nearly eight-hour outage affected Azure users globally who were using Windows VMs and services dependent on them.

October 24, 2021 12:03 AM

October 23, 2021

Fugue Adds Kubernetes Security Checks to Secure Infrastructure-As-Code

Infosec -- Dark Reading - Developers can apply proper security controls as they programmatically deploy Kubernetes clusters.

October 23, 2021 09:16 PM

CoderPad Acquires CodinGame to Improve Technical Recruiting and Speed Hiring Decisions

Business Wire -- CoderPad, the leading software for evaluating technical proficiency, announced today its acquisition of CodinGame, a first-class candidate assessment platform and global developer skill building community. The combined companies' offerings will help employers...

October 23, 2021 02:29 AM

New Relic Launches Industry's Largest Open Source Ecosystem of Quickstarts and Partner Integrations to Help Every Engineer Embrace Observability in Minutes

Business Wire -- New Relic launches Instant Observability (I/O), an open source ecosystem to help engineers observe their entire technology stack in minutes.

October 23, 2021 02:27 AM

Red Hat Pushes the Edge Further with Updates to Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes

Business Wire -- Red Hat announced Red Hat OpenShift 4.9 and Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes 2.4.

October 23, 2021 02:27 AM

Red Hat Enhances Developer Experience on OpenShift with Latest Portfolio Updates

Business Wire -- Red Hat updates its portfolio of developer tools to enable greater productivity and scale, and an enhanced developer experience on OpenShift.

October 23, 2021 02:26 AM

October 21, 2021

Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2: Migration strategy considerations

Enterprise -- Ansible Blog - Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2 introduces an updated architecture, new tools and an improved but familiar experience to automation teams. However, there are multiple considerations for your planning and strategy to migrate your current...

October 21, 2021 07:38 PM

Very quietly, Oracle ships new Exadata servers

Enterprise -- Network World News - You have to hand it to Larry Ellison, he is persistent. Or maybe he just doesn't know when to give up. Either way, Oracle has shipped the latest in its Exadata server appliances, making some pronounced boosts in performance.Exadata...

October 21, 2021 07:37 PM

Mastering API Gateways for the Modern Cloud-Native Enterprise

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - As modern enterprises continue migrating to the cloud and the need for connected applications and devices dramatically increases, API-driven architectures are being widely adopted. In addition to the convenience of being able to efficiently...

October 21, 2021 07:35 PM

The great resignation: 14 stats on the state of the IT career market

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - The great resignation: 14 stats on the state of the IT career market

October 21, 2021 07:34 PM

5 Steps to Succeed With Blue-Green Deployment

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - By allowing teams to maintain two production-ready environments at the same time, the blue-green deployment technique can significantly boost reliability. But blue-green deployment can also be difficult to execute and manage. Let's unpack...

October 21, 2021 07:34 PM

Oracle to open 14 more cloud regions over the next year

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Upcoming cloud regions within Oracle Cloud Infrastructure will include the cities Jerusalem, Johannesburg, Marseille, Milan, and Stockholm along with the countries of Colombia, Mexico, Singapore, and Spain.

October 21, 2021 07:33 PM

Microsoft makes Windows Subsystem for Linux for Windows 11 a separate app in the Microsoft Store

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - Microsoft is taking the first step toward making WSL available as a decoupled app available via the Microsoft Store via a first preview release.

October 21, 2021 07:09 PM

Microsoft named as a Leader in 2021 Gartner(r) Magic Quadrant(tm) for Full Lifecycle API Management

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - We are excited to share that Microsoft has been named a Leader once again in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Full Life Cycle API Management. Microsoft's API management platform, Azure API Management, helps customers scale their digital...

October 21, 2021 07:07 PM

Kubernetes security best practices: Learn how a managed Kubernetes offering on cloud can help

Enterprise -- VMblog - This paper provides an overview of best practices for hardening your Kubernetes clusters and how you can easily achieve them using a managed...

October 21, 2021 07:04 PM

VMware imagines 'memory servers' - a new source of shared software-defined RAM

Enterprise -- The Register - Working to have vSphere provide a memory service that tiers pages, claims hardware TCO boost of 30 to 50 per cent

VMware is working on a software-defined memory effort and thinks it could lead to the creation of "memory servers" - boxes...

October 21, 2021 07:00 PM

How automation strategy can help you retain IT talent

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - How automation strategy can help you retain IT talent

Seasonal changes often trigger times of reflection. So does weathering the ups...

October 21, 2021 07:00 PM

October 18, 2021

MariaDB Wins Google Cloud Cross-Industry Customer Award

Business Wire -- MariaDB(r) Corporation has today received a Google Cloud Cross-Industry Customer Award for its success with MariaDB SkySQL running on Google Cloud.

October 18, 2021 03:35 AM

KuberLogic - A New Open-Source PaaS Solution from CloudLinux

Business Wire -- CloudLinux, founded in 2009 and a leader in a secure and reliable Linux operating system, announces the launch of a new open-core project - KuberLogic - software that allows DevOps to set up scalable, self-healing PaaS on top of your Kubernetes cluster....

October 18, 2021 03:19 AM

Microsoft Announces the General Availability of Azure Purview

Enterprise -- InfoQ - Recently Microsoft announced the general availability (GA) of Azure Purview, its data governance solution in the cloud. It provides customers with a unified data governance solution for on-premises, cloud, and app-based systems. The GA release...

October 18, 2021 02:43 AM

Announcing HAProxy Kubernetes Ingress Controller 1.7

Enterprise -- HAproxy - We're proud to announce the release of version 1.7 of the HAProxy Kubernetes Ingress Controller!

In this release, we added support for custom resource definitions that cover most of the configuration settings. Definitions are available for...

October 18, 2021 02:35 AM

General availability: Azure Monitor container insights portal experience update

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Refreshed experience with accessibility updates and new reliable recommended alerts & metrics for monitoring your container resources.

October 18, 2021 02:34 AM

People vs. Tools: The Kubernetes Scaling Problem

Enterprise -- VMblog - Kubernetes is a rapidly growing, emerging technology within most industries, with significant levels of adoption already. According to the CNCF the...

October 18, 2021 02:31 AM

Microservices Adoption and the Software Supply Chain

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Software development is undergoing industrialization, with more and more software rapidly assembled out of components and an emphasis on building automation around software validation and release processes. Modern cloud-native software is...

October 18, 2021 02:26 AM

October 17, 2021

Microsoft Teams leaves users hanging on the telephone after PSTN integration goes wobbly

Enterprise -- The Register - The number you have dialled has not been recognised

Microsoft Teams' Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN) integration has fallen over....

October 17, 2021 05:10 AM

Update the alternate security contact across your AWS accounts for timely security notifications

Enterprise -- Amazon AWS Blog - Amazon Web Services (AWS) will send you important security notifications from time to time related to your account. From a security perspective, the ability for AWS Security to reach you in a timely manner is important whether you have...

October 17, 2021 05:07 AM

The Rise of Modern Day Kubernetes Operations

Enterprise -- VMblog - According to Gartner, by 2022, more than 75% of organizations will run containerized applications

October 17, 2021 04:57 AM

What's new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: automation content navigator

Enterprise -- Ansible Blog - With the introduction of Red Hat Ansible Automation Platform 2, several new key components are being introduced as a part of the overall developer experience. This includes automation execution environments, introduced to provide predictable...

October 17, 2021 04:57 AM

4 Container Orchestration Security Concerns

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Container orchestration is a must-have technical skill, according to 51% of respondents to the 2021 Upskilling survey from DevOps Institute. So, it's no surprise, then, that container technology is becoming increasingly popular. However,...

October 17, 2021 04:45 AM

Hackers in SolarWinds Breach Stole Data on U.S. Sanctions Policy, Intelligence Probes -Sources

U.S. News -- The suspected Russian hackers who used SolarWinds and Microsoft software to burrow...

October 17, 2021 04:38 AM

Sitecore Named a Leader in Marketplace Development Platforms Report by Independent Research Firm

PR Newswire -- Sitecore(r), the global leader in digital experience management software has been positioned as a Leader in The Forrester New Wave(tm): Marketplace Development Platforms, Q4 2021 report by Forrester, a leading global market research company. The...

October 17, 2021 04:31 AM

October 11, 2021

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache(r) OpenOffice(r) 4.1.11

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Updates to security and availability of leading Open Source office document productivity suite Updates to security and availability of leading Open Source office document productivity suite

October 11, 2021 09:47 PM

ServiceNow Names Finance Veteran Kevin McBride as Senior Vice President, Corporate Controller and Chief Accounting Officer

Business Wire -- ServiceNow (NYSE: NOW), the leading digital workflow company that makes work, work better for people, today announced that finance veteran Kevin McBride will join ServiceNow as senior vice president, corporate controller and chief accounting officer....

October 11, 2021 09:46 PM

What is Microservice Monitoring & Why Is It Important?

TMCnet -- As software companies adapt to DevOps and cross-functional teams, a new method of developing software systems found its way on the market. This technology is called microservice architecture (or microservices) and offers the possibility of breaking monolithic...

October 11, 2021 09:38 PM

Azure Functions Python 3.9 support is now generally available

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Python developers can now take advantage of the version enhancements in Python 3.9 using Azure Functions.

October 11, 2021 09:35 PM

What's new in Ansible Automation Platform 2: private automation hub

Enterprise -- Ansible Blog - We are excited to announce that the Ansible Automation Platform 2 release includes private automation hub 4.3. Private automation hub provides automation developers the ability to collaborate and publish their own automation content and...

October 11, 2021 08:23 PM

Windows Virtual Desktop is now generally available on Azure Virtual Desktop

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Deploy Windows 11 desktops and applications on Azure Virtual Desktop and utilize new capabilities while optimizing for cost.

October 11, 2021 08:14 PM

VMware ESXi Servers Encrypted by Lightning-Fast Python Script

Infosec -- Threatpost - The little snippet of Python code strikes fast and nasty, taking less than three hours to complete a ransomware attack from initial breach to encryption.

October 11, 2021 06:42 PM

Azure Security Center: Public preview updates for September 2021

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure Security Center in September 2021.

October 11, 2021 04:36 AM