VMware’s own distribution of OpenStack, VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) is launched at a press event in San Francisco.
FOSDEM, the Free and Open Source Software Developers' European Meeting, took place this weekend in Brussels, Belgium, with over 4000 participants. This year the conference had over 40 tracks, both official and developer rooms organized by different communities, dedicated to diverse subjects such as Ruby, virtualization or config management.
According to an official blog post, Microsoft’s Cloud Platform System (CPS) is running Microsoft’s internal IaaS private cloud codenamed “Nebula”.
Amazon EC2 recently gained two-minute warnings before Spot Instances are reclaimed, a feature "formally known as a Spot Instance Termination Notice". The goal is to "allow more types of applications to benefit from the scale and low price of Spot Instances" by giving them time to save state, upload log files, or deregister from other components such as load balancers or cluster managers.
Netflix has open sourced Atlas, part of their next-generation monitoring platform they have been working on since early 2012. The company developed Atlas to store time series data in order to provide near real-time operational insight to teams.
CoreOS announced the availability of etcd 2.0, the first stable version of the open source distributed key-value store.
Google Cloud Platform now has its own private registry to host Docker images. This enables DevOps teams to securely store and retrieve Docker images.
Cloud vendors are combining their strengths to provide extra services for their customers. The latest developments include VMware offering Google BigQuery and Rackspace building private dedicate vCloud’s.
Amazon announced the launch of Amazon WorkMail, a managed business email and calendaring service.
Mesosphere have released an alpha version of Mesos-DNS, an open source service discovery framework for cloud environments running applications on the Apache Mesos cluster manager.
Announced at Google I/O in June 2014, Local SSD moved from beta into general availability mode.
Unity last week announced the launch of Unity Analytics, a service which assists game developers in gaining an understanding into the behaviour of their players. The service is currently in an open beta with support for the iOS and Android platforms only.
The ninth annual QCon London (March 2-6) will feature in-depth presentations and case studies from Netflix, Google, Facebook, Uber, eBay, SoundCloud and others. Learn from front line, industry practitioners on topics like Microservices, Docker, Engineering Culture, Go, Reactive Architecture, Low Latency Trading, Continuous Delivery, and more.
Azure’s beefy, powerful G-series VM types are now available in East US 2 region.