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Technologists See Metaverse Reducing Carbon, Handling Interactions, More

Global technologists see the nascent metaverse playing a big role in the coming years as it affects everyday life in a variety of ways, including helping to mitigate climate change and becoming the venue for interactions of all kinds.

Kasten by Veeam Update Addresses Kubernetes Skills Gap

Amid a crippling cloud-native talent dearth, backup/disaster recovery specialist Veeam is positioning its new Kubernetes data management update as a bridge of the skills gap.

Automated Anomaly Detection Is Top Priority for ML Operationalization

New research indicates the next few years will be crucial for organizations seeking to operationalize machine learning technology, with automated anomaly detection predicted to figure prominently in that effort.

Digital Skills Hiring: Orgs Say 5G, Crypto & Metaverse 'Here to Stay'

As if organizations didn't have enough workforce worries amid a crippling digital skills gap, a new study indicates they also have to deal with acquiring talent for emerging technologies that they expect to become industry standards.

Cloud Native WebAssembly Survey: Users 'Hungry' for Better Web-Dev Projects

Today is Wasm Day, marked by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation publishing a microsurvey about WebAssembly, a transformative web development technology that after five years is still leaving users wanting more.

Cloud Reports Offer Skills Gap Solutions

The inability to find IT pros with requisite cloud skills is persistently identified as a major challenge to organizations moving to cloud computing.

Microsoft Bolsters Azure DevOps Security in Limited Private Preview

At this week's big Ignite 2022 tech conference, Microsoft announced multiple efforts to bolster security for Azure DevOps, including a limited private preview of GitHub tech.

IBM Cloud Study: 'Initial Excitement' Bends to Skills, Security, Compliance Challenges

A new cloud study from IBM tells a familiar story: Organizations are choosing the hybrid model to drive digital transformations but are hindered by factors including a lack of skilled technologists, security concerns and overwhelming compliance/regulatory burdens.

For Cloud Cybersecurity, You Can Pick 2 of 3: Easy, Cheap or Secure

In cloud hardening beyond Next, Next, Finish configurations, orgs have to choose two of three security posture characteristics: easy, cheap or secure.

Take Five with Tom Fenton: Reasons to Attend KubeCon North America 2022

At KubeCon you can learn and get a vibe for the direction that K8s is headed and discover how you need to position yourself and your company for these changes.

How to Update the AWS Tools for PowerShell

Unlike Amazon's web interface, AWS does not automatically update command-line tools such as the AWS Tools for PowerShell.

What Top-Paying IT Certifications Result in $160K-Plus Salaries?

AWS Certified Solutions Architect tops a list of 15 top-paying IT certifications of 2022, which shows three certs correspond to average salaries of more than $160,000 for their holders.

Why Integrated Security Tools Are Crucial for Cybersecurity Defense

Paul Schnackenburg, the one-man Security Operations Center, talks about the MITRE ATT&CK framework, the cybersecurity kill chain, modern security threats and why an integrated suite of security tools is crucial for defense today.

'Stop Doing That!' Multi/Hybrid Cloud Cybersecurity Advice for RDP, Credentials and More

Veteran cybersecurity experts working on the front lines are left shaking their heads when they have to deal with organizations whose security postures are still wide open to well-known, longtime vulnerabilities.

Report Reveals Developers Pressured by 'Race to the Cloud'

Couchbase found that despite development teams' extensive contributions to digital transformation and innovation initiatives, those teams are still frustrated by a lack of resources and communication with IT leaders, which prevents enterprises from maximizing their potential and moving faster.

'Confidential Computing' Specialist Open Sources Runtime-Encrypted Kubernetes

Called Constellation, the new GitHub-based open source project is described as "Always Encrypted Kubernetes."

Microsoft Makes Big Azure Containers Push

The company has published much new documentation for using containers in the past week or so across many different properties, including Azure Container Apps, Azure App Service, ASP.NET Core, Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code and many more.

Tom's Take on VMware Explore 2022: What Was New and Interesting

Tom discusses some of the key announcements made during the event this year.

VMware Explore In-Person: What It Was Like

Tom wore many hats at the show as a regular participant, presenter, vExpert, author and also a booth worker.

At Inaugural VMware Explore, VMware Pushes Orgs To Get 'Cloud Smart'

The inaugural VMware Explore event kicked off this week in San Francisco, with a keynote on Tuesday that stressed multicloud advances in all areas of VMware's product strategy.