News Category: Enterprise

A New Method of Containment: IBM Nabla Containers

By James Bottomley In the previous post about Containers and Cloud Security, I noted that most of the tenants of a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) could safely not worry about the Horizontal Attack Profile (HAP) and leave the CSP to manage the risk.  However, there is a small category of jobs (mostly...
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Kubernetes 1.12 Arrives With TLS and Better Cloud Integrations

The Kubernetes project has been hurtling at breakneck speed towards the boring. As the popular open source container orchestration platform has matured, it’s been the boring features which have come front and center, many of which focus on stability and reliability. For the Kubernetes 1.12 release ...
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Programming Snapshot: Implementing Fast Queries for Local Files in Go

To find files quickly in the deeply nested subdirectories of his home directory, Mike whips up a Go program to index file metadata in an SQLite database. ...the GitHub Codesearch [1] project, with its indexer built in Go, at least lets you browse locally available repositories, index them, and...
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Survey Shows Service Provider Confidence in Open Source, SDN

The Linux Foundation published results of an industry survey that revealed strong confidence among communication services providers (CSPs) in open source networking, and software-defined networking (SDN) in particular. The foundation announced the results during the Open Networking Summit Europe in...
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What Comes after Moore's Law?

The literal meaning of Moore’s Law is that CMOS transistor densities double every 18 to 24 months. While not a statement about processor performance per se, in practice performance and density have tracked each other fairly well. Historically, additional transistors were mostly put in service of...
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Handling Real-Time Data Operations in the Enterprise

Getting DataOps right is crucial to your late-stage big data projects. Companies need to understand there is a different level of operational requirements when you're exposing a data pipeline. A data pipeline needs love and attention. For big data, this isn't just making sure cluster processes are...
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An Introduction to Swap Space on Linux Systems

Swap space is a common aspect of computing today, regardless of operating system. Linux uses swap space to increase the amount of virtual memory available to a host. It can use one or more dedicated swap partitions or a swap file on a regular filesystem or logical volume. There are two basic types...
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Linkerd 2.0: Service Ops for You and Me

In a microservices environment the service owner writes the code as well as increasingly is also responsible for keeping the service(s) they wrote up and running. We call that, very fittingly, service ops. To me, the service ops idea is really a kind of a subset of the appops moniker I’m...
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Why Linux Users Should Try Rust

Rust is a fairly young and modern programming language with a lot of features that make it incredibly flexible and very secure. It's also becoming quite popular, having won first place for the "most loved programming language" in the Stack Overflow Developer Survey three years in a row — 2016, 2017...
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Kubernetes 1.12 Improves Cloud-Native Security With TLS Bootstrap

The third major release of the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system in 2018 is now out, providing users with a stable release of a key security feature that has been in development for two years, while previewing a new sandboxing isolation capability. On Sept. 27, the Cloud Native...
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