GCP can run untrusted workloads

Google's Kubernetes Engine (GKE) now supports node pools that are wrapped in gVisor to allow running untrusted workloads. The idea behind gVisors is to emulate all system calls in user space and provide a sandbox to processes that cannot be trusted. GKE allows to enable this with a configuration option now. GKE on GCP New [...]

HPE buys Supercomputer Maker Cray 

On the Hardware end, HP bought Cray Supercomputers. The deal was reported to be valued at $1.4 billion. Cray was famous for it's supercomputers, out of which several made the Top 500 list. Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. has agreed to buy U.S. supercomputer maker Cray Inc. in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion as [...]

VMware acquires Bitnami

Bitnami is a name that many may know from packaged applications available on the major cloud marketplaces. The company packages up applications for easier consumption and adoption, and the concept became quite popular. Today, VMWare announced the acquisition of Bitnami for an undisclosed amount of money. VMware announced today that it’s acquiring Bitnami, the package [...]

Peak KI

KI ist ja schon eine ganze Weile ein Schlagwort, dass die Herzen der Technologiegemeinde und Zukunftsgläubigen höher schlagen lässt. Eine schwedische Brauerei setzt die Methode jetzt dafür ein, den perfekten Whiskey zu produzieren. Weil Whiskey üblicherweise Jahrelang in Fässern lagert, ist davon auszugehen, dass die ersten Ergebnisse erst auf den Markt kommen, wenn der KI [...]

Lilium unveils five-seater air taxi

While Dorothee Bär was made fun of for her statement about Air Taxis in her role as Minister of Digital about one year ago already, Lilium, a German Aerospace startup announced a prototype today. Lilium, the Munich-based startup developing an on-demand “air taxi” service, has unveiled a new five-seater prototype and is announcing to the [...]

Phones Open to Attack through WhatsApp Flaw

Meanwhile, another flaw from the Facebook universe. While it appears it's not immediately related to data leakage, it gives great potential to 3rd parties, though. On the upside, nobody will attribute it to Facebook this time. It's a good opportunity to point out and recommend the alternatives to Whatsapp, in particular Signal and Threema. A [...]

Going all-in on AWS is a recipe for success

Gousto believes going all-in on AWS is a recipe for success, diginomica writes, and it's undeniable there is no way around public cloud for digital services & offerings. It's a pretty steep thesis to build a strategy relying on one particular hyper-scaler to make a business a success. In the end, customers purchase experience and [...]

GitHub announces Package Registry

Your code. Your packages. One login. Meet GitHub Package Registry. https://github.co/2vSuFG2From the announcement on LinkedIn The other day wrote this in their post on LinkedIn. Following the link takes one to the newly announced Github Package Registry, that allows developers to host releases for distribution. It's currently in beta and supports npm, docker images, maven [...]