JFrog Aims to Push DevOps to the Edge

At its swampUP event, JFrog a JFrog Connect platform for updating, managing, monitoring and launching remote Linux and internet of things (IoT) devices. The JFrog Connect platform is based on a lightweight agent JFrog gained last year with the acquisition of Upswift and that has now been integrated with the JFrog Artifactory repository. DevOps teams … Read more

Broadcom Acquires VMware to Expand Software Portfolio

Broadcom today pulled the trigger on an acquisition of VMware for $61 billion in cash and stock that could expand its software portfolio. Tom Krause, president of the Broadcom Software Group, told investors that the Broadcom infrastructure software group will become part of VMware once the deal closes. The deal, however, includes a 40-day “go … Read more

Why DevSecOps Should Be Top Priority

DevOps culture and process are integral to maintaining the pace of cloud-native software development for organizations, especially when code deployments might take place many times a day. The ability to instantly create, populate and scale cloud applications and infrastructure, often automated through code, allows enormous agility and incredible speed. But moving this quickly means security … Read more

Microsoft Adds Raft of Tools and Azure Cloud Extensions

At its Build 2022 conference this week, Microsoft added a bevy of tools and platform updates as part of its effort to improve the productivity of developers and the DevOps teams that support them. A Microsoft Dev Box offering, for example, provides access to a set of pre-configured environments on the Azure cloud that enables … Read more

WhiteSource Becomes Mend, Launches Automated Remediation Platform

WhiteSource rechristened itself Mend today and launched a remediation platform that automatically resolves security issues for application developers. Rami Sass, co-founder and CEO of Mend, said now the company is going beyond just identifying vulnerabilities in open source software using software composition analysis (SCA) tools and is also fixing them. The overall goal is to … Read more

JFrog Launches Blockchain Project to Secure Open Source Software

At its swampUP event, JFrog today launched Project Pyrsia, an open source project that uses a blockchain platform and Sigstore Cosign and Notary V2 cryptographic signature software to secure software packages. In addition to JFrog, other contributors to the project include Docker, Inc., DeployHub, Futureway and Oracle. Stephen Chin, vice president of developer relations for … Read more

The Scanner We Really Need

IT has scanners for everything. And by everything, I mean everything. We scan source code for vulnerabilities and data leaks. We scan apps for vulnerabilities. We scan the network for holes. We scan our cards for access … Okay, that last one doesn’t fit, but you get the idea. Know what we don’t scan for … Read more

Could Buying VMware Bring Broadcom Hybrid Cloud Bona Fides?

Rumors are swirling that Broadcom wants to buy its way into the growing hybrid cloud market by accquiring VMware. The deal won’t come cheap—after news of the potential deal surfaced, VMware’s market cap soared to around $50 billion. Yes, billion with a ‘B’. As interest rates increase and investors reevaluate many of the lofty software … Read more

Survey Surfaces Challenges Ahead on National DevOps Day

A survey published today for National DevOps Day found nearly two-thirds (63%) have seen an increase in the frequency of service incidents that have affected their customers over the course of the last 14 months. The survey polled 1,046 engineering, IT operations, DevOps and site reliability engineering (SRE) professionals at organizations with more than 300 … Read more