Microsoft makes Azure Linux generally available
The announcement follows the CBL-Mariner project announcement from last year.
This week at Microsoft's Build event, the software giant announced that it has made Azure Linux generally available. Azure Linux is Microsoft's own distribution of the open source operating system.
Jim Perrin, princ... Read more
Can any organization train generative AI models? CAST AI brings it a step closer
CAST AI specializes in optimizing cloud costs, specifically around Kubernetes. Today it is coming out with new features within the platform that it uses to do this. It is now also going to reduce the costs associated with training AI models. This should make it more realistic for more organizations... Read more
Red Hat unveils Enterprise Linux 9.2, sporting many new features
The latest version of the popular Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system offers expanded capabilities as well as security updates and other fixes.
This week Red Hat announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.2 . The new release furthers Red Hat’s efforts to "simplify a... Read more
Nutanix Project Beacon makes applications portable for hybrid multi-cloud
Nutanix presented Project Beacon during .NEXT in Chicago. A project in which applications, but especially data, are decoupled from the underlying infrastructure. The goal of Project Beacon is that developers can develop an application and run it anywhere.
Currently, organizations can already ru... Read more
Docker discontinues Free Team subscription
Docker will discontinue the Free Team subscriptions in a month. Users will be required to switch to a paid subscription, according to an email sent to users.
In the email to users about the free subscription, the container technology provider states that the Free Team subscription will no longer... Read more
Microsoft introduces first preview .NET 8
Microsoft has released the first preview of .NET 8. In addition to performance improvements, this application framework version should make it easier for cloud-native developers to build applications. The version should also allow for more cross-platform development with MAUI and Blazor.
Accordi... 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
Mirantis acquires Shipa to expand Kubernetes IDE Lens
The acquisition is expected to allow Mirantis to extend the management capabilities of Lens beyond containers to applications.
This week Mirantis announced that it has acquired application management startup Shipa. The acquisition will help Mirantis deliver "a unique cloud-native application-as-... Read more
Kingsing malware exploits Kubernetes environments
Threat actors are using vulnerabilities in the PostgreSQL containers.
The Microsoft Defender for Cloud security team reports that Kinsing malware is actively breaching Kubernetes clusters. On January 5, Sunders Bruskin, a Security Researcher at Microsoft Defender for Cloud, detailed the methodol... Read more
Nutanix Cloud Platform focuses on container management
The latest Nutanix Cloud Platform update improves support for container management solutions, Infrastructure as Code and software-defined container storage.
Gartner predicts that 25 percent of all enterprise applications will run in containers by 2027, up from 10 percent in 2021. The popularity ... Read more