How GitOps Best Practices Could Take The Ransom Out Of Ransomware
IT owners can think about GitOps as standardizing best practices for operations for the industry at large. The GitOps Working Group distilled the best ideas of DevOps into a set of clear guidelines and principles for exactly how these kinds of situations can be avoided. If you run infrastructure, you need to understand a variety of principles to get started with GitOps, which are described in this article.
Reimagining Cloud-Native Storage For Modern Apps On Kubernetes
The evolution to cloud native naturally entails an evolution to container-based environments. To maintain consistent application performance, you need to maintain a consistent storage response and most modern applications deployed in Kubernetes recommend flash as the storage medium. But where to deploy it?
Fake Video Election? Deepfake Videos ‘Grew 20X’ Since 2019
Deepfake videos are proliferating on social media and the internet, and most of them are focused on politics and the coming U.S. election, according to a study by an AI-powered “synthetic media” hunting startup CREOpoint.
Why the New BlackBerry 5G Could be a Striking Success
A new BlackBerry smartphone has just been announced and it promises things no previous BlackBerry has had, such as 5G connectivity. The new phone comes from a Texas-based company called OnwardMobility (no, I hadn’t heard of it either) which has reached agreements with BlackBerry and a subsidiary of Foxconn called FIH Mobile.
When Combining Competing Storage Architectures Drives True Digital Transformation
For the past decade, “digital transformation” has been a key business goal for many -- applying technology for improved efficiency, increased revenue and enhanced customer experiences. This goal is not easily achieved. Digital transformation requires rethinking storage infrastructure to manage and access all the additional data it brings.
Inverters: The Unsung Hero Of The Global Emerging Energy Economy
To better understand the role of the inverter and how it adds value to the equation, I lined up a conversation with Lior Handelsman, VP of Marketing and Product Strategy and Co-Founder of Israeli-based inverter company SolarEdge. SolarEdge is one of the leading inverter companies in the world, with close to $940 million in 2018 revenues, and over 1.5 million inverters and 40 million power optimizers across 130 countries, so Handelsman knows a thing or two about inverters.
Disruptive Technology, Monotonous Marketing At Strata+Hadoop World
When I attend tech conferences, I’m usually content to find a half dozen sufficiently disruptive stories for a Forbes article. At Strata, in contrast, virtually every vendor on my list made the cut. Here, then, are the 15 disruptive vendor stories that made my (not so) short list.