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OmniFish are proud to announce they’ve established themselves as a new international company in the field of Jakarta EE support, specifically supporting the application server Eclipse GlassFish, a new cloud‑native Jakarta EE runtime Piranha Cloud, and their associated components such as Mojarra, the Jakarta Faces implementation. OmniFish, based in Estonia, EU, welcomes the new Jakarta EE 10 version. They are going …

To best protect cloud-native apps, you need to deploy flexible, Kubernetes‑friendly WAF and DoS protections at the right places in your infrastructure. For any team deploying applications, web application firewalls (WAFs) and denial-of-service (DoS) protection are table stakes. That said, Kubernetes does make it more complicated to deploy these crucial tools in the right way. …

The Flux team has released a new version of Flux  v0.32 that includes fantastic features. One of them is OCI Repositories feature that allows us to store and distribute a wide variety of sources such as Kubernetes manifests, Kustomize overlays, and Terraform modules as OCI (Open Container Initiative) artifacts. Furthermore, the Flux team got us even more excited because they …

Kubernetes is both revolutionary and “diffusionary.” It is a complete restructuring demanding a whole new slew of companion and support tools to cover and prop up the entire ecosystem. There are literally hundreds of tools – both open-source and proprietary – designed specifically with k8s in mind. Choosing your Kubernetes tech stack seems arduous – …

Software intelligence company Dynatrace (NYSE: DT) announced today the results of an independent global survey of 1,303 CIOs and senior cloud and IT operations managers in large organizations. The findings showed that as the move toward cloud-native architectures accelerates, the data generated by such environments outstrips current solutions’ ability to produce meaningful analytics. CIOs noted that their …

IBM (NYSE: IBM) unveiled the next generation of its LinuxONE server, a highly scalable Linux and Kubernetes-based platform, designed to deliver scalability to support thousands of workloads in the footprint of a single system[1]. IBM LinuxONE Emperor 4 features capabilities that can reduce clients’ energy consumption. For example, consolidating Linux workloads on five IBM LinuxONE Emperor 4 systems …

  1. You need more than ACID An RDBMS’s atomicity, consistency, isolation, and durability are not what they seem to be.  Specifically, consistency and isolation have undergone a facelift in recent years.  Consistency (in the colloquial usage, see #4) is now tailored to the datasets and workloads of your specific use case, especially in the case of data intensive …

You’ve likely heard the term Observability lately. There’s a fundamental change taking place in the Monitoring space, and Observability is behind it. Observability itself is a broad topic, so in this post we’ll talk about what it means to move from Application Performance Monitoring to Application Performance Observability. APM – APPLICATION PERFORMANCE MONITORING If you’ve used a traditional APM service, …

Cloud native and microservice architectures bring many advantages in terms of performance, scalability, and reliability, but one thing they can also bring is complexity. Having requests move between services can make debugging much more challenging and many of the past rules for monitoring applications don’t work well. This is made even more difficult by the fact …

With businesses adopting cloud native technology, Kubernetes has emerged as a primary tool of choice for container orchestration. Deploying and managing applications has never been easier. However, securing clusters has been much like uncharted waters with containers. Attackers find and exploit new ways to break into the systems while the community works round the clock …