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Kubernetes and containers - powering tomorrow’s applications

Containers and Kubernetes are the driving force behind how the industry is reinventing the way we build and run applications, fueling enterprise IT efficiency. By James Petter, VP International at Pure Storage.

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Efficient monitoring: how to realise a return on investment from container use

Containerised applications are fast becoming an established fact in the IT infrastructure of global organisations. By John Rakowski, vice president of strategy at LogicMonitor.

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What are Linux containers?

Programs used to be made by creating large monolithic scripts, however, a lot has changed in the last two decades. There are now prominent methods in manufacturing applications that use small, self-contained programs in tandem to add extra functionality to hardware. Here Florian Froschermeier, technical sales manager for industrial router manufacturer INSYS, explains what Linux containers are and how manufacturers are using them to transform applications.

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Open Source: Between myth and reality

Where does open source software stand today? That is a question that many are asking, with opinions divided between preconceived ideas about the technology and proven deployments. By Yangqing Jia, President and Senior Fellow of Data Platform, Alibaba Cloud Intelligence.

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Bridging the OpenStack and Container Worlds

By Radhesh Balakrishnan, general manager, OpenStack, Red Hat.

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Containers: the road to enterprise adoption

By Marco Ceppi, Ubuntu Product & Strategy Team, Canonical.

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Building an Open Source strategy

By Sameet Agarwal, VP Engineering at Snowflake Computing.

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Building Online Communities: Deeplearning4j

We asked Adam & Chris, the founders of Deeplearning4j? —?first commercial-grade, open-source, distributed neural net library written for Java and Scala, with one of the most active communities on Gitter?—?to share their thoughts, experiences and lessons learned on open source community building. Find out what they say and check out the deeplearning4j channel on Gitter.

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Videos

Mickey Bresman, Co-Founder and CEO and Ran Harel, Senior Security Product Manager, both at Semperis, discuss the findings of the company’s recent Microsoft Active Directory security survey, and also explain how the Semperis Purple Knight security assessment tool not only highlights AD security gaps, but also provides recommended fixes.
Wes Van Den Berg, Vice President and General Manager, UK&I, Pure Storage, provides an update on recent developments at the company, including the launch of the FlashBlade//S family of products and the introduction of the Evergreen//Flex.
Stéphane Estevez, EMEA Director of Product Marketing, Observability & IT Markets at Splunk, discusses the findings of the company’s ‘State of Observability 2022’ report. He outlines the three different stages of the observability journey, the main reasons why organisations adopt observability solutions and the main benefits of doing so. He ends up with some key observability recommendations.
Neil Cornish, Ecosystem Development Manager at Tech Data UK, discusses the collaboration between the UK Fashion & Textile Association, IBM, the Future Fashion Factory and Tech Data UK, to develop a new technology platform designed to help drive both sustainability and profitability within the fashion supply chain.

News

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute finds that 51% of industrial organizations believe that the number of cyberattacks on smart factories is likely to increase over the next 12 months. Yet nearly half (47%) of manufacturers say cybersecurity in their smart factories is not a C-level concern. According to the Capgemini report, ‘Smart & Secure: Why smart factories need to prioritize cybersecurity’, few manufacturers have mature practices across the critical pillars of cybersecurity. The connected nature of smart factories is exponentially increasing the risks of attacks in the Intelligent Industry era.
Scandit, the leader in smart data capture, has released research revealing how technology will change the face of customer, employee and store operations experiences in the next two years. Scandit surveyed retail leaders across Europe and found that more than half (51%) believe the primary role of the physical store will be an online-offline hybrid, with 64% citing challenges in differentiating themselves from their competition as the biggest barrier to delivering this experience.
Changes come as demand increases for edge-to-core-to-cloud storage strategies.
OCI coupled with Metallic data management as a service (DMaaS) enables enterprise customers to protect and secure their data against threats, adhere to local data residency laws, and ease data management and recovery.