“Kubernetes is one of the fastest growing open source software projects in history,” according to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) Kubernetes Project Journey Report notes. Maybe you’ve heard it has something to do with containers and distributed systems. Or, maybe you heard Jim Zemlin, Executive Director of the Linux Foundation, recently proclaim, “Kubernetes is becoming the Linux of the cloud.”
By Paul Burt, Technical Product Marketing Engineer at NetApp and a member of SNIA.
Where does open source software stand today? That is a question that many are asking, with opinions divided between preconceived ideas about the technology and proven deployments.
By Yangqing Jia, President and Senior Fellow of Data Platform, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence.
Recently, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation - home to open source projects like Kubernetes - declared that Apple had joined the community as a premium member. The foundation is aimed at heavy users of open source technologies, such as AWS, Google and Microsoft, who want g to give back to the community. Clearly, open source is gaining in visibility and entering the mainstream, but why?
By Stephan Fabel, Director of Product at Canonical - the publisher of Ubuntu.
We asked Adam & Chris, the founders of Deeplearning4j?
commercial-grade, open-source, distributed neural net library written
for Java and Scala, with one of the most active communities on
Gitter?—?to share their thoughts, experiences and lessons learned on
open source community building. Find out what they say
and check out the deeplearning4j channel on Gitter.
Conference Chair Ian Luckett outlines the content of the second virtual SDC Channel Summit event, taking place 10-11 May. A mixture of keynote presentations, roundtables and panel discussions promise to produce plenty of valuable insights for Channel companies dealing with the challenges and opportunities of digital transformation.
Wes Van Den Berg, Vice President and General Manager, UK&I, Pure Storage, provides an update on recent developments at the company, including the launch of the FlashBlade//S family of products and the introduction of the Evergreen//Flex.
Christian Gilby, Senior Director of Enterprise Product Marketing, Juniper Networks, talks through the recent updates to the Apstra intent-based networking platform, covering edge, Zero Trust and migration services. He also details a recent customer success story.
Mickey Bresman, Co-Founder and CEO and Ran Harel, Senior Security Product Manager, both at Semperis, discuss the findings of the company’s recent Microsoft Active Directory security survey, and also explain how the Semperis Purple Knight security assessment tool not only highlights AD security gaps, but also provides recommended fixes.
The research uncovered 64% of employees believe their experience with technology impacts their morale, but only 20% of the C-Suite put budget toward improving the digital employee experience, and only 21% of IT leaders prioritize end user experience when selecting a tool.
New research from Opengear has found that, while 90% of CIOs say they are involved in decision-making for their organisations’ digital transformation efforts, only 17% of those CIOs report that network managers are similarly involved, and only 13% indicate that network engineers play a role. That research – a survey of CIOs and network engineers in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, and Australia – highlights the need for greater collaboration to deliver digital transformation and for CIOs to increase the involvement of network engineers.
Ingenuity Studios has selected VAST to help deliver next-level realism to a host of long- and short-form works, including feature films, television series, music videos, commercials, and more. Ingenuity Studios tapped VAST Data’s Universal Storage architecture to leapfrog the status quo by deploying a simple data storage platform that allows artists and animators to easily collaborate on projects with ultra-fast performance and low-latency, without the classic flash storage tax.