O'Reilly
O'Reilly

Pandemic outages, Azure Arc, performance, and more

Email sent: Jun 29, 2020 6:40pm

Is this your brand on Milled? You can claim it.

Who's responsible for security?
O'Reilly
 
Infrastructure & Ops Newsletter
 

1. Who’s responsible for security? It depends.

GitLab’s 2020 Global DevSecOps Survey asked developers, security team members, operations pros, and testers who had responsibility for security in their organizations. 29% of security teams said everyone was responsible, nearly as many as said they had sole ownership.

 

2. Halting cloud migration doubled outages during the pandemic

When the coronavirus pandemic struck, many organizations understandably paused ongoing projects to focus exclusively on navigating the crisis. But according to a new report from Virtana, enterprises that suspended cloud migration during the pandemic experienced two and a half times more IT outages than firms that continued their migration.

 

3. COVID accelerates SD-WAN shift to the cloud

A survey of 750 IT professionals conducted on behalf of Barracuda Networks found over half of respondents (52%) want to acquire an SD-WAN solution via a cloud provider. Klaus Gheri, vice president of network security for Barracuda Networks, said the survey suggests that as application workloads move into the cloud, more IT organizations want to centralize acquisition of networking services alongside compute and storage. He also noted that as more employees work from home, the way applications are being accessed is also evolving, with more organizations routing access requests to those applications through their cloud service provider.

+ Check out the new Azure Resource Center on O'Reilly online learning.

 

4. 5 things to know about security breaches

Verizon's recent Data Breach Investigations Report confirmed 3,950 data breaches across 16 industries. In this article, Tom Merritt describes the five most important takeaways.

 

5. A closer look at Azure Arc

Microsoft's Azure Arc-enabled Kubernetes is a hybrid and multicloud platform in public preview. Here's an analysis of Azure Arc covering the features available in public preview, as well as some key scenarios it enables for enterprise.

 
 

Kubernetes in Three Weeks: Part II

You may already understand containers—the tricky part is getting a whole set of containers and services to consistently work together and run reliably. In this three-part series, you’ll get comfortable designing, deploying, managing, and updating a coordinated set of applications running on Kubernetes. This three-week, online course that builds off the foundations of Part I, covers Kubernates meshing and observability, operators and serverless, and CI/CD pipelines.

September 3, 10 & 17, 2020
7am–11am PDT, 7am – 10am PDT

Save your spot

 
 

6. 5 steps to ensure your microservices are running optimally

Tal Weiss offers five rules to keep your microservices running successfully.

 

7. How to measure DevOps performance

There are four key metrics:

  1. Lead time (from code committed to code deployed)
  2. Deployment frequency (to production)
  3. Change fail percentage (for production deployments)
  4. Mean time to restore (from a production failure)
Read more.

 
 
 
Share this newsletter
Tweet Share
 

Want your own copy of this newsletter? Sign up here.

 
Read more about infrastructure & ops at oreilly.com
 
 
Twitter Logo Facebook Logo LinkedIn Logo YouTube Logo Email Logo
 

This message was sent to -. You are receiving this because you’re a customer of O’Reilly Media, or you’ve signed up to receive email from us. We hope you found this message to be useful. However, if you’d rather not receive future emails of this type from O’Reilly, please manage your preferences or unsubscribe here.

Read our Privacy Policy.

O’Reilly Media, Inc. 1005 Gravenstein Highway North, Sebastopol, CA 95472 (707) 827-7000

Other emails from O'Reilly

O'Reilly
Jul 6, 2020
Learn by coding
O'Reilly
Jun 22, 2020
Uber, Walmart, Facebook, Microsoft, Amazon, DeepMind, and more
O'Reilly
Jun 8, 2020
Ransomware, jobs, the future (and how to recognize it when it arrives)
O'Reilly
Jun 8, 2020
Symbolic mathematics, stock market, and scientific fact-checking
O'Reilly
Jun 3, 2020
Your download is ready - Getting DataOps Right
O'Reilly
May 25, 2020
Cloud, COVID-19, and Cognizant