News Category: Enterprise

“I Am A Mainframer” Interview Series: IBM

In our second conversation of our “I Am A Mainframer” interview series, Jeffrey Frey talks with Emily K. Hugenbruch, OpenStack Cloud Enablement Engineer, z/VM and Software Engineer at IBM about the OpenStack Newton release and her overall career experience as a woman working in the mainframe space...
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OpenStack Sets its Sights on the Next Generation of Private Clouds

Today, the OpenStack Foundation is launching the latest version of its platform that allows enterprises to run an AWS-like cloud computing platform in their data centers. Ocata, as the 15th release of OpenStack is called, arrives after only a four-month release cycle, which is a bit faster than its...
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CORD Partners with xRAN to Bring SDN to the RAN

The Central Office Re-architected as a Data Center (CORD) open source project is partnering with the xRAN Foundation. The two groups plan to work on a software-based, extensible Radio Access Network (xRAN) architecture. Apparently, the xRAN Foundation is a new standards group that was formed in...
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Memory Error Detection Using GCC

GCC has a rich set of features designed to help detect many kinds of programming errors. Of particular interest are those that corrupt the memory of a running program and, in some cases, makes it vulnerable to security threats. Since 2006, GCC has provided a solution to detect and prevent a subset...
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Understanding Cloud-Based Firewalls

There are cloud firewalls and there are cloud firewalls. While the underlying technology may be the same, there really are two types of products and use cases: One aims to protect the organization's network and users, while the other protects cloud infrastructure and servers. Let's contemplate the...
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Workstation Security Checklist
In this new blog series, we’ll lay out a set of baseline recommendations for Linux workstation security to help systems administrators avoid the most glaring security errors without too much inconvenience.

3 Security Features to Consider When Choosing a Linux Workstation

Learn how to work from anywhere and keep your data, identity, and sanity. DOWNLOAD NOW If your systems administrators are remote workers, you may wish to establish a set of guidelines to help ensure that their workstations pass core security requirements. This will help reduce the risk that they...
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The Logical Happens: Open-O Merges with ECOMP

We’ve noted in the past that two Linux Foundation open source projects seemed to be working on similar things: The Open-O project and open source ECOMP. Today, the Linux Foundation announced that the two groups are merging. The new name for the combined group is the Open Network Automation Platform...
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10 Most Common Reasons Kubernetes Deployments Fail (Part 1)

I've catalogued the most common reasons Kubernetes Deployments fail, and I'm sharing my troubleshooting playbook with you! Without further ado, here are the 10 most common reasons Kubernetes Deployments fail: 1. Wrong Container Image / Invalid Registry Permissions Two of the most common problems...
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Today's Leading Causes of DDoS Attacks

Last fall, we saw the biggest distibuted denial of service (DDoS) attack ever. This year we'll see even bigger ones. According to Akamai's latest State of the Internet Security report, here's what's behind them. First, you should know that while the total DDoS attacks only increased by 4 percent...
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Eduardo Silva
Eduardo Silva, a software engineer at Treasure Data, gave a crash course in distributed logging during his keynote at CloudNativeCon last November.

Distributed Logging for Containers

The era of microservices calls for a new approach to logging with built-in infrastructure for both aggregation and storage. Multiple applications running in isolated containers require a specialized approach to make sure all data is collected, stored and usable later. Eduardo Silva, a software...
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