Rook v1.0 Adds Support for Ceph Nautilus, EdgeFS, and NFS Operator

 

Rook was the first storage project accepted into the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), and it helps storage administrators to automate everyday tasks like provisioning, configuration, disaster recovery, deployment, and upgrading storage providers. Rook turns a distributed file system into storage services that scale and heal automatically by leveraging the Kubernetes features with the operator pattern. When administrators use Rook with a storage provider like Ceph, they only have to worry about declaring the desired state of the cluster and the operator will be responsible for setting up and configuring the storage layer in the cluster.

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CLOUDBEES AND GOOGLE CLOUD PARTNER TO ACCELERATE APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT ON ANTHOS

Respective leaders in DevOps and cloud computing are partnering to provide end-to-end application development automation from source to production, enabling enterprises to build and modernize applications in a hybrid environment

DEVOPS WORLD | JENKINS WORLD, SAN FRANCISCO – AUGUST 14, 2019 – CloudBees®, the enterprise DevOps leader powering the continuous economy, and Google Cloud, today announced that the two companies are collaborating to deliver a modern DevOps platform based on open source technologies powered by Google Cloud’s Anthos.

CloudBees provides companies large and small with Jenkins-based continuous delivery solutions that are secure, open toolchain-enabled and scalable to transform software delivery processes across hybrid computing environments.

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Spinnaker Support Releases Enhanced Security Solution for Customers that Run Oracle and SAP

Spinnaker Support, a leading global provider of Oracle and SAP third-party support services, announced the release of its updated security and vulnerability management solution, now featuring seven-point protection for data, applications, and surrounding technologies. The updated security solution, which applies from initial onboarding and throughout the support lifecycle, now includes a virtual patching tool, powered by McAfee, that offers additional protection for customers’ databases.

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Announcing New Course: DevOps and SRE Fundamentals-Implementing Continuous Delivery

SAN FRANCISCO, August 14, 2019 – The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization enabling mass innovation through open source, announced today that enrollment is now open for the new DevOps and SRE Fundamentals – Implementing Continuous Delivery eLearning course. The course will help an organization be more agile, deliver features rapidly, while at the same time being able to achieve non-functional requirements such as availability, reliability, scalability, security, etc.

According to Chris Aniszczyk, CTO of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, “The rise of cloud native computing and site reliability engineering are changing the way applications are built, tested, and deployed. The past few years have seen a shift towards having Site Reliability Engineers (SREs) on staff instead of just plain old sysadmins; building familiarity with SRE principles and continuous delivery open source projects are an excellent career investment.”

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CircleCI Brings Its CI Tools To Windows

CircleCI is a continuous integration (CI) platform to help DevOps teams release code at a rapid rate by automating the build, test, and delivery process. Some of the known users of CircleCI include Samsung, Ford Motor Company, Spotify, Lyft, Coinbase, PagerDuty, Stitch Fix, and BuzzFeed.

However, CircleCI supported only macOS and Linux so far, keeping it out of the reach of Windows developers. But things are changing. Microsoft is increasingly embracing open source technologies. It’s embracing Linux. Linux dominates Azure cloud. Linux is now built into Windows 10 with WLS2.

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GitHub Enters The CI/CD World

GitHub Actions, the company’s workflow automation platform, has added full continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) capabilities making it a direct, and a more powerful, competitor to many CI/CD players.

With GitHub Actions developers can now build, test and deploy their code on any platform and run their workflows in containers or virtual machines.

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Huawei announces its new Harmony operating system

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Huawei has announced it is developing a new operating system called HarmonyOS.

There had been speculation that Huawei was planning to replace the Android operating system which powers its smartphones and tablets.

In May, Google suspended the company’s Android licence after the US government put Huawei on a trade blacklist.

However, Huawei said HarmonyOS would first be used in devices such as smart speakers and watches, rather than replacing Android in its phones.

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Liftr Insights Formed to Commercialize DevOps-Based Industry Analysis

AUSTIN, TX – August 6th, 2019  Liftr® Insights℠ and DoubleHorn® announce the launch of the Liftr® Insights℠ data analytics business, as an independent business, separate from that of the cloud services brokerage services of DoubleHorn®. DoubleHorn continues to serve as a cloud services brokerage line of business for public sector customers but as a separate company from Liftr Insights. 

 

In addition, Liftr Insights, formerly the Liftr Cloud Insights℠ service of DoubleHorn, is expanding its data analytics business to include delivering insights on all things related to Internet-attached infrastructure.  

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The Linux Foundation Announces Full Agenda for Open Source Summit and Embedded Linux Conference Europe

Premier open source event showcases existing and emerging technologies across tech sector and brings together open source and community visionaries in Lyon, France

SAN FRANCISCO, August 8, 2019 – The Linux Foundation today announced the session line-up for its Open Source Summit Europe, the leading conference for open source developers, architects and other technologists and a hotbed for emerging technologies, and Embedded Linux Conference Europe. The event takes place October 28-30 in Lyon, France.

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