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At its heart, the SPIRE project aims to solve the problem of securely issuing workload identities at scale, no matter where the workload is running. It does that by having an extensible architecture composed of plugins that allow SPIRE to grow depending on the needs of supporting different platforms, cloud providers, etc. Until now, SPIRE could only …

One of the best practices for managing your virtual machines in the cloud is to rely on smart automation for certain tasks. When done this way you can save cloud and IT teams a tremendous amount of time and toil, especially for tasks like VM state validation which we’ll talk about in this blog. Let’s …

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announces commercial availability of the Snapdragon® Developer Kit for Windows on Snapdragon PCs. First debuted during the Company’s Virtual Announcement this summer, the Snapdragon Developer Kit is an ultra-small and cost-effective device built for independent software and application vendors to test and validate their solutions. With this resource, Qualcomm Technologies and Microsoft lower …

Here’s how I configured a VirtualBox VM to use a physical Windows drive on my Linux workstation. I use VirtualBox frequently to create virtual machines for testing new versions of Fedora, new application programs, and lots of administrative tools like Ansible. I have even used VirtualBox to test the creation of a Windows guest host. …

Containers are everywhere, and they’ve radically changed the IT landscape. What do you need to know about them? Containerization has radically changed the IT landscape because of the significant value and wide array of benefits it brings to business. Nearly any recent business innovation has containerization as a contributing factor, if not the central element. …

The Swift project is introducing new downloadable Swift toolchain images for Windows! These images contain development components needed to build and run Swift code on Windows. For over a year now, there has been a significant endeavour to port Swift to Windows in conjunction with the developer community at swift.org. The Windows support is now at a …

With 52 percent of shoppers reporting their favorite way to shop is still in store, retailers must continually push the boundaries of in-store experiences. For shoppers, convenience reigns supreme—they want to get in and out with the goods they were seeking, which can only happen when inventory is accessible and smart, connected associates are ready to …

The promise of Kubernetes is to make container management easy and ubiquitous. Up until recently though, the benefits of Kubernetes were limited to Linux-based applications, preventing enterprise applications running on Windows Server from taking advantage of its agility, speed of deployment and simplified management. Last year, the community brought Kubernetes support to Windows Server containers. Building …

An estimated 26.6% of the world population still uses Windows 7 as their desktop operating system, Net Marketshare reports.   End of support Now more than a decade since its release, Microsoft finally cut support for Windows 7 last January 14. This means that none of these things will be provided anymore: Security updates Software …

Microsoft’s recently concluded 2019 Surface event revealed some new and exciting Surface products. Which products from this huge announcement should you buy? Which ones should you avoid? Let’s find out in this quick rundown. Surface Duo This device is quite the surprise during the announcement, especially since it has been years now since the discontinuation …