InfoWorld’s 2019 Technology of the Year Award winners

Welcome to InfoWorld’s Technology of the Year Awards, our annual celebration of the best, most innovative, most important products in the information technology landscape. In this 2019 edition of the awards, you might happen to guess that containers, cloud-native application stacks, distributed data processing systems, and machine learning are major themes. IDG To read this… Continue reading InfoWorld’s 2019 Technology of the Year Award winners

Serverless computing’s dark side: less portability for your apps

According to the “RightScale 2018 State of the Cloud” report, serverless computing is the No. 1 growing cloud service, with a growth rate of 75 percent. This means that many enterprises are opting for the convenience of using serverless systems that abstract you from the underlying infrastructure, the servers. However, the trade-off is that applications… Continue reading Serverless computing’s dark side: less portability for your apps

It’s time to kick your ERP system to the curb and go SaaS

According to Cisco’s Global Cloud Index, 59 percent of all cloud workflows were delivered as software-as-a-service (SaaS) by 2019. But infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) dropped to 28 percent from 44 percent in 2013, and that platform-as-a-service (PaaS) was only 13 percent for workloads delivered. To read this article in full, please click here from InfoWorld Cloud Computing http://bit.ly/2Rey7CO… Continue reading It’s time to kick your ERP system to the curb and go SaaS

Ockam SDK taps blockchain-based identity services for IoT

Ockam has released an open source SDK, based on Google’s Go language, to allow developers to build identify services into their Internet of Things applications. The identity services will be provided by the Ockam Network, the company’s “decentralized” cloud service platform. [ What is cloud computing? Everything you need to know now. | Also: InfoWorld’s… Continue reading Ockam SDK taps blockchain-based identity services for IoT

CoreDNS joins Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Envoy

CoreDNS, the DNS server created to serve as support infrastructure for Kubernetes, has been “graduated” by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, sustainers of Kubernetes and other open source technology for building modern clouds. The graduated status is a green light to anyone deciding whether to make CoreDNS a significant part of their Kubernetes deployment or other… Continue reading CoreDNS joins Kubernetes, Prometheus, and Envoy

What is Istio? The Kubernetes service mesh explained

Microservice architectures solve some problems but introduce others. Dividing applications into independent services simplifies development, updates, and scaling. At the same time, it gives you many more moving parts to connect and secure. Managing all of the network services — load balancing, traffic management, authentication and authorization, etc. — can become stupendously complex.  There is… Continue reading What is Istio? The Kubernetes service mesh explained