Woodstock Wire: Enterprise System News

August 10, 2020

The IT Admin's Checklist for a Newly Remote Company

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - A few simple tips can help keep your remote workers productive and relatively stress-free during the new WFH paradigm Months into adjusting to COVID-19 impacts, organizations are now living in the day-to-day that was built on-let's be honest-somewhat...

August 10, 2020 06:45 PM

Serverless: Helping the Enterprise Scale DevOps

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Serverless is the paradigm shift that allows engineers to innovate and move faster DevOps has been around for more than 10 years and it's still misunderstood by many companies. You can't buy "a DevOps," but DevOps is critical to your business....

August 10, 2020 06:44 PM

The Top Network Skills in Demand in the Post-Pandemic Era

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - It's a brand-new ballgame for network professionals. Here's a look at the three indispensable network skills IT leaders are now seeking.

August 10, 2020 06:38 PM

Azure Monitor for containers with Azure Portal now supports Kubernetes resource view

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Azure monitor for containers with Azure portal now supports new Kubernetes resource view. In this new view you can diagnose the issue by drilling down to resource types including deployments, pods, and replica sets & see historical data...

August 10, 2020 06:37 PM

Microsoft introduces Open Service Mesh for Kubernetes, plans quick donation to CNCF

Enterprise -- The Register - 'Customers are trying to use Istio and having a hard time, we see this from the support ticket volume'

Interview Microsoft plans to donate a new open source project, the Open Service Mesh (OSM), described as a "lightweight and extensible...

August 10, 2020 06:34 PM

Announcing preview of Java Message Service 2.0 over AMQP on Azure Service Bus

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Azure Service Bus simplifies enterprise messaging scenarios by leveraging familiar queue and topic subscription semantics over the industry-driven AMQP protocol. It offers customers a fully managed platform as a service (PaaS) offering...

August 10, 2020 06:33 PM

Cloud Spending to Attain a 32% Chunk of IT Budgets

Enterprise -- dinCloud - Cloud computing has proved a highly suitable platform for enterprises of all sizes, belonging to a wide range of industries. It is primarily due its inherent benefits that cloud spending is consistently increasing as a ratio of total IT spending.


August 10, 2020 04:13 PM

New Azure SQL Learning Tools help reduce the global technology skills gap

Enterprise -- Microsoft Azure - Microsoft's learning solutions pave the way toward data-centric jobs of the future

"It's been forecasted 800 million people need to learn new skills for their jobs by 2030. In this time of change, people are hungry to learn, gain new...

August 10, 2020 04:13 PM

Building a Reusable API Platform With WSO2 API Manager

Enterprise -- Architects Zone - Introduction

Application Programming Interface or APIs are the digital connectors that connect your business with the digital world which is out there. The consumers are interacting with your business to get products and services through...

August 10, 2020 04:13 PM

Kubernetes resource view is in public preview

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Kubernetes resource view allows developers to use point and click navigation to see live, in-depth details of their workloads.

August 10, 2020 03:57 PM

Audit Logs of Azure Monitor logs queries now available

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - The Azure Monitor Logs service allows you to collect telemetry of all types across their entire infrastructure and query this telemetry to collect insights. We are announcing a new capability to collect audit logs about query execution.

August 10, 2020 03:57 PM

Azure Advisor Quick Fix is now available

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Remediate Advisor recommendations at scale more quickly and easily using Advisors new Quick Fix feature.

August 10, 2020 03:57 PM

Azure Cosmos DB: Azure CLI support for autoscale

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Now in general availability, we are announcing Azure CLI support for autoscale in Azure Cosmos DB.

August 10, 2020 03:57 PM

Azure Cosmos DB Management with PowerShell cmdlets is in public preview

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Now in preview, users can manage Azure Cosmos DB resources using a set of PowerShell cmdlets, available in the Az.CosmosDB Powershell module. The Az.CosmosDB module can be used with Windows PowerShell 5.1 as well as cross-platform PowerShell...

August 10, 2020 03:56 PM

No downtime indexing updates in Azure Cosmos DB

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - You can now confidently make indexing changes without fear of impacting existing reads and writes. Before this change, write performance was unaffected during index updates but query results were not consistent while the index transformation...

August 10, 2020 03:56 PM

Backup storage cost savings for Azure SQL Database and Managed Instance

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Greater recovery period granularity and automated backup compression now available, helping to optimize your backup storage costs.

August 10, 2020 03:56 PM

Configurable backup storage redundancy option for Azure SQL Managed Instance

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - More flexibility and choice for backup storage redundancy with the addition of LRS and ZRS storage options.

August 10, 2020 03:56 PM

SQL Server FCI on Shared Disks for SQL Server on virtual machines

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Azure Shared Disks for SQL Server Failover Cluster Instance (SQL FCI) on Azure IaaS is now in general availability.

August 10, 2020 03:56 PM

App Service: .NET Framework 4.8 Support now available

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Support for .NET Framework 4.8 is now generally available in Azure App Service

August 10, 2020 03:56 PM

Managing Kubernetes resources: 5 things to remember

Enterprise -- The Enterprisers Project - Kubernetes automates much of the work of managing containers at scale. But containerized applications commonly share pooled resources, so you need to allocate and manage them properly.

August 10, 2020 04:00 AM

Automation: The Human-Free Zone Approach to Software

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - Humans hate repetitive manual tasks. We suck at them-we make mistakes, lose concentration, get bored. Throughout history, humans have instinctually developed automation to keep us away from the hazard-prone, tedious work of these tasks....

August 10, 2020 03:54 AM

Azure NetApp Files Arrives to Government Agencies

Enterprise -- ChannelE2E - Azure NetApp Files, the high-performance file storage service, helps federal, state, local government agencies fulfill cloud-first mandates.

August 10, 2020 03:53 AM

Cloud Had a Banner Quarter Despite Top Vendors Slowing Down

Enterprise -- AWS Insider - Spending on cloud services reached a new high in the second quarter due to COVID-19 lockdowns driving offices around the world to untether their critical applications from office-bound infrastructure.

August 10, 2020 03:40 AM

Microsoft Plans to Reuse More Server Parts with the Help of AI

Enterprise -- Data Center Knowledge - Machine learning algorithms will sort through decommissioned hardware parts at the company's data center campuses.

August 10, 2020 03:37 AM

Red Hat changes certification rules in response to the coronavirus pandemic

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Red Hat is extending your soon to expire certifications and has launched a new online certification testing program for its top four certifications.

August 10, 2020 02:47 AM

Azure Security Center-News and updates for July 2020

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - New enhancements and updates were made to Azure Security Center in July 2020.

August 10, 2020 02:46 AM

Best Buy taps Google Cloud in latest digital transformation play

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - The consumer electronics retailer said Tuesday that it will work with Google Cloud to unify its data sources across various legacy platforms.

August 10, 2020 02:46 AM

Software developers: How plans to automate coding could mean big changes ahead

Enterprise -- ZDNet News - A team of researchers from MIT and Intel have created an algorithm that can create algorithms. In the long term, that could radically change the role of software developers.

August 10, 2020 02:42 AM

Using an Inventory Plugin from a Collection in Ansible Tower

Enterprise -- Ansible Blog - Many IT environments grow more and more complex. It is more important than ever that an automation solution always has the most up to date information about what nodes are present and need to be automated. To answer this challenge, the...

August 10, 2020 02:40 AM

Red Hat Virtualization 4.4 brings new features for managing virtual machines

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - Red Hat today introduced a new version of its virtualization platform, Red Hat Virtualization 4.4, that will help customers more easily manage their applications and give its hybrid cloud strategy a boost in the process. Red Hat Virtualization...

August 10, 2020 02:39 AM

Microsoft Introduces the Azure Well-Architected Framework

Enterprise -- InfoQ - In a recent blog post, Microsoft introduced the Azure Well-Architected Framework, which provides customers with a set of Azure architecture best practices to help them build and deliver well-designed solutions. By Steef-Jan Wiggers

August 10, 2020 02:37 AM

4 hot project management trends - and 4 going cold

Enterprise -- CIO - Project management is a slippery target. Once the realm of project managers (PMs) armed with a tracking tool like Microsoft Project, an office, a travel budget, and the 411 on excellent meeting space all over the globe, it has become a role - a...

August 10, 2020 02:36 AM

Top Pressing Concerns for CI/CD in 2020

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - The tech landscape is changing rapidly. With the need for increased development velocity, CI/CD has become ubiquitous among most organizations. Yet, with the growing number of microservices, CI/CD may be tough to wrangle without the right...

August 10, 2020 02:35 AM

Design, Develop, Deploy and Manage a RESTful Application With MuleSoft

Enterprise -- Architects Zone - This article shows you how to design, develop, deploy, and manage a simple RESTful Application using MuleSoft.

Let us take a simple real-time scenario of how ATM works internally.

August 10, 2020 02:31 AM

Secure deployment of Amazon SageMaker resources

Enterprise -- Amazon AWS Blog - Amazon SageMaker, like other services in Amazon Web Services (AWS), includes security-related parameters and configurations that you can use to improve the security posture of resources as you deploy them. However, many of these security-related...

August 10, 2020 02:27 AM

Artificial Intelligence tackles the meaning of life

Aspencore -- IoT Times - The promise of artificial intelligence (AI) seems endless. We already have self-driving cars, computers that play chess, and enjoy the data gathering and analytics of Netflix's popular recommended lists.

At its core, AI makes it possible for...

August 10, 2020 12:51 AM

Datadog Acquires Undefined Labs to Provide Visibility into CI/CD Workflows

Business Wire -- Datadog, Inc. (NASDAQ: DDOG), the monitoring and security platform for cloud applications, today announced that it has acquired Undefined Labs, a testing and observability company for developer workflows. This acquisition extends Datadog's existing platform...

August 10, 2020 12:37 AM

Global Organizations Choose VMware Digital Workspace Solutions to Enable a Remote Everything, Future-Ready Workforce

Business Wire -- While companies, governments and organizations are slowly returning to the office, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the future of work forever. A remote-everything, work-from-anywhere environment is now the new normal. That's why VMware, Inc. (NYSE:...

August 10, 2020 12:32 AM

Nutanix Infrastructure Powers Siasun Robotics' Smart Manufacturing

Business Wire -- Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, announced that Siasun Robot & Automation Co. Ltd., one of China's largest robotics manufacturers, has implemented Nutanix hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) software to modernize its IT...

August 10, 2020 12:27 AM

UiPath Now Certified for SAP(r) Solution Manager Test Automation

Business Wire -- RPA leader UiPath is certified for SAP(r) Solution Manager Test Automation, making it easier for businesses using SAP(r) solutions to automate.

August 10, 2020 12:27 AM

Datadog Announces Second Quarter Results

Globe Newswire -- Technology - Second quarter revenue grew 68% year-over-year to $140 million

August 10, 2020 12:25 AM

Automation Council Announces a New Initiative for Automation as a Service

Globe Newswire -- Robotic Process Automation (RPA) provides many benefits to organizations including cost savings, data accuracy, customer satisfaction, compliance and improved employee satisfaction. Companies have an opportunity to experience great benefits with RPA...

August 10, 2020 12:20 AM

Sumo Logic Deepens Observability Across Operations, Security, Business and Customer Experiences Powered by Continuous Intelligence

Globe Newswire -- Technology - New and Expanded Solutions Combine Observability with Real-time Intelligence Across AWS Environments, Software Development Tools and Process, Microservices and Distributed Transactions to Drive Secure Reliable Digital Services New and Expanded...

August 10, 2020 12:17 AM

August 05, 2020

Microsoft adds new Teams calling features and holds off on others

Enterprise -- ZDNet Blogs - Microsoft is rolling out its new Advanced Communications Plan for M365/O365 subscribers, while it puts some other anticipated calling plans on ice.

August 05, 2020 05:59 PM

The Azure IoT Node.js SDK releases a new long term support (LTS) branch

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - A new Node.js IoT SDK LTS branch has been released offering customers a guarantee that they will benefit from any necessary security or critical bug fixes with minimal impact to their device's stable code.

August 05, 2020 05:59 PM

Azure SQL Database gateways changes effective September 2020

Enterprise -- Azure Updates - Beginning September 1, 2020, new Azure SQL Database gateways in multiple regions will start accepting traffic

August 05, 2020 05:58 PM

Linux Foundation announces new initiative to secure open-source software

Enterprise -- SiliconANGLE - The Linux Foundation said today it's presiding over a new foundation that brings some of the world's most important open-source security initiatives under a new umbrella. The newly launched Open Source Security Foundation will host security...

August 05, 2020 05:57 PM

5 Project Management Skills Every Developer Should Have

Enterprise -- DevOps.com - The days of the siloed project manager and "skilled" development team are becoming a thing of the past, thanks to the increasing complexity of dev projects. In many cases, the knowledge gap between the project manager and the developer is...

August 05, 2020 05:30 PM

Linus Torvalds pines for header file fix but releases Linux 5.8 anyway

Enterprise -- The Register - Lots of love for AMD and POWER 10 and a hint of some Google's operational code making it into future releases

Linus Torvalds has released a new version of the Linux kernel....

August 05, 2020 05:28 PM

Code42 Joins Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR Marketplace as a Launch Partner

Business Wire -- Code42 announced that the Code42 Insider Threat Remediation content pack is now available on the Palo Alto Networks Cortex XSOAR Marketplace.

August 05, 2020 04:31 PM