Today we’re announcing that Ken Nalbone is joining the Gestalt IT crew and will be leading Field Day events going forward!
When the creator of the World Wide Web puts out a new project promising to give data ownership back to individuals on the internet, you’ve got to give it a look. Solid proposes to use a POD framework to give a central repository of a person’s data with direct control over access. Will it be successful? That’s a bigger question.
Bloomberg Businessweek published an explosive report, alledging an audacious hardware hack on servers made my Supermicro. So far we’re seen hard denials from all companies implicated in the report. We’ve got the TL;DR on this bombshell, and thoughts on some of the wider implications.
Stephen Foskett and Rich Stroffolino review the IT news of the week that was in the Gestalt IT Rundown. This week they discuss California’s new IoT security law, security exploits from Apple and Facebook, WiFi 6, and blockchain collaborations.
Commvault has a rich legacy in the data protection space. But rather than being held back by that history, the company is making smart plays to stay vital in the age of scale-out data protection with solutions like HyperScale. On the eve of Commvault Go 2018, we’re excited to see how the company will continue this trend.
Tom Hollingsworth considers our seemingly inevitable multi cloud future. Recent security breaches have made him ask, can these complex systems be built to keep them both secure and open? He’s looking forward to the VMware NSX Virtual Cloud Network Deep Dive to learn how to make this possible.
Matt Leib looks at Pure Storage’s newly announced Data Hub architecture. This provides a highly available, massively powerful, and scalable architecture designed specifically for demanding modern workloads around artificial intelligence, machine learning, and streaming analytics.
Chaos Engineering is centered around find the unpredictable flaws within of distributed systems. Instead of trying to hurry up and break things, the requires a new mindset and culture to make looking for these flaws a regular process in an organization.
Kubernetes 1.12 was made Generally Available yesterday. We run down the major new release and testing features.
At Future:NET 2018 Roger Lund heard a talk from Adam Casella about the state of networking in the age of cloud. Roger breaks down why it’s so hard to operate a cloud-native network, why these issues haven’t been solved yet, and how some companies have approached the issue.