Looks like it’s time to update your iPhones, Macs, and iPads again. Apple has released security fixes for all affected devices and they’ve acknowledged that it maybe have been actively exploited. Jon, is this a huge concern and should we be updating our devices immediately? Why is this happening more and more? This and more on the Rundown.
0:36 | AWS Modular Data Center for U.S. Department of Defense
The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) relies on modern military applications that are data-heavy and depend on low latency to enable critical communications and coordination in the field. Accessing, processing, and sharing data at the tactical edge has become increasingly essential. Jon, Is the AWS Cloud becoming more and more mobile?
3:19 | EDB Adds Encryption for PostgreSQL
If you’re looking to move off of Oracle’s database offerings and you’re worried that you won’t have encryption then this new story should be of interest to you. EDB announced this week that they have relased transparent data encryption for PostgreSQL. This block-level encryption offering allows databases to be encrypted before they’re written to disk to ensure the data is secure at all times. Integration with public cloud key management systems ensures only authorized users and applications can see the database files. Tom, what’s the ultimate goal for offering encryption for Postgres?
7:21 | Breaking Up with Internet Explorer on Valentines Day
The end is, or shall I say the EDGE is here for the venerable I.E. 11. The source of an antitrust lawsuit in the 90s and once popular web browser has seen it’s last update or support. The future of the web according to Redmond lies in the Chromium-based Edge. Microsoft breaks up with I.E. on Valentines Day. Jon, without I.E. how are we going to browse the so called “Web”?
10:30 | SuSE Launches ATIP for Modernizing Comms Networks
SuSE announced this week that they’re adding support for building future-proof telecom infrastructure built around open frameworks like Open RAN. The Adaptive Telco Infrastructure Platform, or AITP, leverages technology from Rancher Labs to create a modular platform that can adapt to the changing needs of telecom providers. This modular system is built specifically to address provider needs with Kubernetes pods built serve those requirements. ATIP can be rolled out quickly and managed from a central location to ensure that everything is up-to-date and operational. Tom, is this solution going to ease some of the adoption issues we’ve seen with smaller providers?
15:04 | MinIO and Veeam Team Up for Backup
Backup giant and frequent Field Day presenter Veeam is touting the ability of their new version 12 software to back up to a variety of targets. One of those that has the industry excited is MinIO’s object store. Instead of backing up your data to Amazon S3 you can now point things to go to an on-premesis MinIO solution as a direct target. Initial numbers for performance look great with an observed 12 GB/s throughput. Jon, what’s the value of having an on-prem object store as your backup target for a platform like Veeam?
18:53 | Apple Says Zero Day Vulnerability for iPhones and Macs May have been Exploited
Looks like it’s time to update your iPhones, Macs, and iPads again. Apple has released security fixes for allaffected devices and they’ve acknowledged that it maybe have been actively exploited. Jon, is this a huge concern and should we be updating our devices immediately? Why is this happening more and more?
28:00 | The Weeks Ahead
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