Glen Knight

NYC Based IT Professional

And Now a Word from Our AWS Heroes…

Whew! Now that AWS re:Invent 2018 has wrapped up, the AWS Blog Team is taking some time to relax, recharge, and to prepare for 2019. In order to wrap up the year in style, we have asked several of the AWS Heroes to write guest blog posts on an AWS-related topic of their choice. You […]

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Datadog and Aqua Security Partner to Provide Seamless Visibility into Container-Based Application Security

Aqua integrates with Datadog to give DevOps teams real-time security metrics and events Seattle, WA –December 11, 2018 – KubeCon/CloudNativeCon – Aqua Security, the leading platform provider for securing container-based and cloud native applications, today announced the integration of its platform with Datadog’s cloud monitoring and analytics platform. With this integration, Aqua provides real-time visibility […]

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Instana Extends Leading Kubernetes Monitoring Solution to Better Serve Developer Community

Company’s Latest Release Provides Quickest and Easiest Developer Visibility of Kubernetes Application and System Performance Seattle at KubeCon – December 11, 2018 – Instana, the first APM solution provider to monitor kubernetes at the application layer, today announced further enhancements to the company’s automatic application monitoring solution for containerized applications. The new capabilities center around Instana’s Application Perspectives, […]

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Jerusalem Venture Partners Leads $22.5M Round in Quali to Accelerate Delivery of Public and Private Cloud Environments-as-a-Service

Funding to Go Towards Boosting Digital Transformation and Automation Initiatives SANTA CLARA, Calif., December 11, 2018 – Quali, the leader in delivering environments-as-a-service for cloud and DevOps automation, today announced a $22.5M Series-C funding round led by venture firm Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) and with participation from existing and new investors. With more than 200 […]

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Understanding Pillar 1 of AWS’ Well-Architected Framework

AWS’ Well-Architected Framework provides a wealth of incredibly valuable best practices and guidelines structured around five distinct pillars that more cloud-native organizations would do well to heed. The first of these pillars, Operational Excellence, recommends a number of particularly valuable techniques. However, successfully adopting the design principles and practices within Pillar No. 1 requires a […]

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Why Hiring Top Web Developers is a Good Idea

Web developers are a great addition to every organization. Having your own web developers to help you create web applications and websites can be invaluable to companies of every size. If you happen to be a software development team, they are indispensable members of your team. Because web developers are in such high demand, hiring […]

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AQUA CONTAINER SECURITY PLATFORM AWARDED CIS BENCHMARK CERTIFICATION

Industry’s first commercial solution to be certified for the CIS Kubernetes Benchmark Seattle, WA – 10 Dec. 2018 –KubeCon/CloudNativeCon – Aqua Security announced today that its Aqua Container Security Platform (CSP) has been certified by CIS Benchmarks™to compare the configuration status of Kubernetes clusters against the consensus-based best practice standards contained in the CIS Kubernetes […]

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Twistlock Introduces Hybrid Cloud Service Discovery and Expands Istio, Kubernetes, and Serverless Functions Support

In Addition, the 15th Release of Twistlock Expands Monitoring with Prometheus and Alerting with PagerDuty, AWS Security Hub, and IBM Security Advisor PORTLAND, OR, December 10, 2018–Twistlock, the leader in container and cloud native security, today announced the release of Twistlock 18.11. This substantial update now enables customers to easily discover cloud native services to […]

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What DevOps Can Learn from High Reliability Organizations

High reliability organizations are organizations that work in areas that are very hazardous or complex, and yet manage to have a lower accident rate than what would be normal for that environment. So what can DevOps and DevOps practitioners learn from the research of high reliability organizations? David Woods and Sidney Dekker both have done […]

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5 Ways KPI Analysis Helps DevOps

Four Vs drive big data solutions: volume, velocity, variety and veracity. Volume and velocity are technical considerations usually receiving a healthy dose of attention among architects and coders. However, variety and veracity often determine success or failure, and they tend to sneak up on teams who haven’t fully considered them. Key performance indicator, or KPI, […]

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