D2iQ CTO: How to breathe easy in air-gapped environments
The drive to finesse software application development practices aligned to specific types of applications and data services continues to expand and diversify. Among the more ‘high-end’ software engineering disciplines is the move to harness air-gapped development practices.
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Akamai acquires data storage startup Ondat
Akamai is further expanding its Kubernetes technology with the acquisition of data storage startup Ondat.
The acquisition, financial details of which were not disclosed, gives Akamai a data storage platform focused on the Kubernetes container orchestration platform. With the Ondat data storage p... Read more
Pulumi takes Infrastructure-as-Code to the next level
To develop modern applications quickly and properly, you need a modern way of working. The cloud makes demands on developers, who are not necessarily specialists when it comes to setting up the underlying infrastructure. Pulumi wants to lend a helping hand with open-source Infrastructure-as-Code (I... Read more
Civo Navigate 2023: Live show report
Tampa has a beach. There's no spoiler alert needed for that insight, obviously. But this modestly sized city nestled on the West Coast of Florida that is much-loved for its Gulf of Mexico sunsets also has a city... and so it was that Kubernetes platform specialist Civo hosted its first user, develo... Read more
Symworld Cloud brings cloud-native to the edge
Kubernetes is gaining a foothold in more and more places, including the edge. According to Symworld Cloud, as Robin.io has been called since last November, it is crucial that the underlying infrastructure can handle it. We visited this business unit of Japanese technology giant Rakuten to hear exac... Read more
Look, a container! Cloudify automates Kubernetes discovery
Kubernetes orchestrates. That’s what it does. Also ‘cutely’ known as K8s, Kubernetes is an open source software tool designed for automating the deployment, scaling and management of containerised applications.
Deeper here, as many will know, containerised applications are smaller (than a ... Read more
DataCore Bolt targets Kubernetes storage
As containerized applications are increasingly deployed by enterprises, more and more technologies are emerging to more effectively organize your Kubernetes environment. For example, storage vendor DataCore has been offering Bolt for a few months now, which arranges storage to run stateful applicat... Read more
“Nutanix will make the cloud invisible”
Nutanix has made data centre infrastructures invisible in recent years with its platform. It can manage all infrastructure from one Nutanix portal. The next step is to make the cloud invisible in the coming years. At least, that's what the CEO of Nutanix, Rajiv Ramaswami, told us in an exclusive in... Read more
OpenStack Yoga has strong focus on hardware enablement
In addition to better hardware support, there are improvements in network performance, file system shares and cloud-native compatibility.
The OpenInfra Foundation today announced the latest version of OpenStack. We're now at "Y" in the alphabet, which means OpenStack Yoga is the twenty-fifth rel... Read more
SAS shapes the future of analytics in the cloud
SAS will discuss the future of analytics at its Global Forum in the coming days. The cloud plays an increasingly prominent role in this, according to the analytics giant. This is where real benefits can be realised, so SAS invests in this transition to the cloud. We spoke with the new CTO, Bryan Ha... Read more
Pure Storage focuses on Kubernetes with Portworx features
Pure Storage has revealed its vision during the digital Accelerate conference. The company says it will do everything to offer a 'modern data experience', meaning a further expansion and optimisation of the strategy. It is clear that Portworx, the company acquired by Pure Storage, will play a centr... Read more
Veeam commits to Kubernetes Backup with Kasten acquisition
Containers are the future of application development, according to many IT professionals. For the execution and management of these containers, Kubernetes is the go-to software platform. Increased use of containers and Kubernetes is to be expected. Because of this, data management player Veeam deci... Read more