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As IT organizations employ Docker containers to drive hybrid cloud computing deployments, theres an increased need for monitoring tools that can track how containers are being employed both in the cloud and on-premises. To enable IT organizations to achieve that goal, Anchore has made available an edition of its software-as-a-service (SaaS) monitoring tools that can invoke Anchore Engine, an open-source edition of its software that can be deployed in an on-premises IT environment.
As the number of stateful applications being developed using Docker containers increases, a battle has broken out among storage vendors anxious to grab a share of an emerging class of workloads. The latest vendor to extend the reach of its storage software by adding support for both containers and Kubernetes is IBM.
While the term cloud used to be the main topic of discussion in the technology industry, cloud-native is taking its placeand with it, cloud-native security. There are many elements to keep in mind as more organizations begin to build their IT and security in the cloud, but here are five key observations to consider as your organization seeks to understand the different elements.
Striving to be an agile shop that is successful in devops isnt a new goal for most organizations. All teams want to deliver better apps faster.
Now that containers are showing up with increased frequency in production environments, the challenges associated with securing those containers are becoming more apparent to developers and IT security teams alike. The latest 2.6 release of the Aqua Container Security Platform (CSP) from Aqua Security makes generally available runtime security software for containers running on both Windows and Linux.
Most discussions of containers focus on how they improve software delivery processes and complement other software tools. Equally important, however, are the benefits that containers offer to humans.
DevOps adoption is increasing by the minute, with more companies transforming their culture and technology to implement this model. The 2017 State of DevOps report speaks directly to their motivation: Organizations effectively utilizing DevOps principlesachieved 46x more frequent software deployments than their competitors, 96x faster recovery from failures, 440x faster lead time for changes and had higher levels of operational efficiency and overall customer satisfaction.
At the Open Source Summit Europe 2017 conference today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced it is adding two projects to its portfolio to address the security of container images and the way software is distributed and updated. Notary, the 13th project taken on by the CNCG, provides a mechanism to create, manage and distribute the metadata needed to ensure the integrity and freshness of content.
Docker Inc. at the DockerCon Europe 2017 conference extended its alliance with IBM as part of an effort to entice more IT organizations to lift and shift existing legacy applications into the cloud using Docker containers. Meanwhile, IBM announced that its middleware software used to run legacy applications now will be available as containers on the Docker Store.