This article was originally published on The Chief I/O: 5 DevSecOps Platforms to Watch in 2021
Using some of the DevSecOps tools below will help in implementing and automating the required security measures for your IT infrastructure.
Security in the cloud and cyberspace at large is and should always be one of the main concerns of software companies and every organization that uses technology to provide business solutions.
In the face of the Covid-19 pandemic, Cision, a PR software company reported a 400% increase in phishing, DDoS, malware, and other cyber threats compared to the pre-pandemic period.
The compulsory shift…
This article was originally published on The Chief I/O: 7 Advantages Of OpenShift Over Kubernetes
Containerization — the bundling or encapsulation of an application and its required environment to effectively develop, manage and deploy it across various infrastructures — enables organizations and software teams to build more efficient, agile, and scalable applications. Kubernetes and Openshift are the two most commonly used platforms for this purpose.
While Kubernetes and OpenShift appear similar in the context above, there are some notable differences between the two.
As we defined in “Kubernetes vs OpenShift: This is what you need to know”, Kubernetes is an…
The Linux Foundation launched the nonprofit, free-to-use software on the 9th of March, 2021. This is a solid effort to reduce the exposure of the open-source software supply chain to risks.
Continue reading this news on Linux Debuts Sigstore to Facilitate Software Supply
Linkerd 2.1 is the latest release of Buoyant’s open-source service mesh project for…
This article was originally published on The Chief I/O: Cryptojacking Attacks in Kubernetes: A Serious Threat That Deserves Attention
Security in cyberspace is definitely an important issue, with dedicated specialists being tasked with the protection of users’ data and infrastructure in various organizations.
As cryptocurrencies become an integral and widely used means of transferring value globally, cyberspace’s security threats have incremented with cryptojacking.
Cryptojacking is a form of cyberattack where hackers hijack a target’s computer to stealthily mine cryptocurrency without the user’s awareness.
Because of the greater compute capacities available in the cloud, hackers are now specifically targeting these cryptojacking…
OpenShift 4.7, the latest Windows Container support software from Red Hat, has been made globally available. An embodiment of Red Hat’s efforts to improve activity and dependency to orchestrate both virtual machines and containers.
Continue reading this news on Red Hat announces the availability of OpenShift 4.7
Sonatype recently reported that Amazon, Zillow, Slack, and Lyft (among others) recently were…
This article was originally published on The Chief I/O: The Pitfalls of Serverless Computing
Most studies show that Serverless Computing technologies are currently experiencing the most substantial growth in the very varied universe of cloud services. Datadog has published the results of a survey that voluntarily limits its analysis to the Serverless FaaS (Function as a Service) approach and, more particularly, to its use through AWS Lambda.
The first key finding from the study is that half of AWS users have also adopted Amazon Lambda. The research shows that in two years, the concept of Serverless Computing has moved within…
This article was originally published on The Chief I/O: 7 Books to Boost your DevSecOps Career
Running an application in the cloud opens it up to various benefits, including speed, cost reduction, and higher efficiency. Together with these benefits, it also comes with a tonne of security threats unique to the cloud.
Traditionally, teams have had a separate security team to understand these threats and harden application systems against them but this isn’t efficient anymore.
As cloud technology evolves with new tech stacks being introduced every other day, there is more need for attention to security than ever.
This article was originally published on The Chief I/O: Top 9 Cloud Native Startups to Watch in 2021
In addition to the few startups we talked about in this article, DisruptOps, LayerCI, CodeFresh, and Atomist are some other great DevOps startups providing innovating continuous delivery, integration, and automation services and are expected to make a great impact in the industry in 2021.
DevOps is a rapidly growing billion-dollar industry with hundreds of startups bringing up innovations to automate and improve the process every year.
The DevOps software market is projected to generate over $15 billion in revenue by 2021, posing…
This article was originally published on The Chief I/O: Ten Serverless Frameworks to watch in 2021
In this article, I’ll be highlighting the top Ten Serverless Frameworks to watch out for in 2021.
Serverless computing is a fast-growing cloud technology that a lot of developers are beginning to exploit because of the flexibility and other interesting functions it offers.
Serverless helps developers ease the pain of manually deploying and managing applications, freeing up more time to spend creating exciting tech solutions.
But the name “serverless” tends to be misleading or sometimes misunderstood, so, what exactly is serverless?
IT Operations has never looked back since Google introduced Kubernetes becoming the benchmark cloud platform for running microservices infrastructure in the cloud. Though very helpful, Google Kubernetes Engine has proven overwhelming over the years. Emphasis on developing the engine has been an important subject too, yielding the GKE Autopilot, now container orchestration has moved levels up with the hands-off feature.