Category: Technology

MyRocks leads Percona announcements

Open source database company Percona has made a raft of announcements at its European conference Percona Live in Dublin. It has announced the first experimental release of MyRocks with Percona Server for MySQL. In a separate announcement, Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) 1.3 has been released. The latter is a major update to its free…

Is IT getting closer to the business?

ManageEngine recently completed a survey of 201 IT leaders in the UK. The company has presented some intriguing analysis of the results which it believes shows IT is moving closer to the business.  ManageEngine is part of the Zoho Coporation and a provider of IT management software. ET caught up with Raj Sabhlok, president of…

CloudBees DevOptics delivers DevOps insights

  At Jenkins World 2017, CloudBees has announced the availability of DevOptics. It is designed to provide customers with insight into the effectiveness of its DevOps processes. Unlike software development where companies are able to compare projects and performance, there is no equivalent for DevOps until now. According to Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees: “This is…

Sacha Labourey talks DevOps

At the Jenkins World 2017 conference, Sacha Labourey, CEO, CloudBees took time out to talk to Enterprise Times about some of their announcements and what was happening in DevOps. He talked about the new DevOptics release and the forthcoming Jenkins Advisor product. The goal is to deliver best practice and analytics to improve how DevOps…

Brian Berns explains why we need user assessment software

On a recent visit to New York, Enterprise Times caught up with Brian Berns, CEO, Knoa Software. The conversation focused on the use of user analytics as it applies to the use of enterprise software. This is not a new topic and one that has been around for several decades. However, it is fair to…

Why we should always buy popular smartphones

  It is a sad fact one cannot rely on most vendors to update our existing smartphones, though there is one exception. But, beyond this exception the onus lies with the buyer. All too often, usually within two years, your smartphone is obsolete. The formal launch of ‘Android O’ on August 21st serves to re-emphasise…

Talos II breaks cover with first Power9 machine

Raptor Computing Systems has announced the Talos II POWER9-based computer. It is the first computer based on the IBM POWER9 processor to be available for pre order. With IBM yet to announce the release date for the POWER9 this is a bold move by Raptor. This is not Raptor’s first Power Systems solution. In December they tried…

ThoughtSpot unveils reason for $60 million boost

In a dual announcement, ThoughtSpot unveiled that they had received new funding and launched a new update. The new funding of $60 million was led by LightSpeed Ventures. Existing investors participated in the new funding round and Capital One Growth Ventures became a new investor as well as a new customer. The second announcement was around…

JR Rivers talks about the evolution of the network

Enterprise Times sat down with JR Rivers, Co-Founder and CTO of Cumulus Networks to talk about networking. It’s a challenging part of the IT stack that has probably evolved far more than any other area. It is also an area that is constantly being redefined as companies move more and more data around and look to…