It is now possible to apply automated security patches to virtual servers, as
well as physical hosts, without having to re-boot. CloudLinux announced today
that KernalCare now supports Parallels Virtuozzo Containers making it easier
to maintain the highest levels of security with real-time updates and ensure
uptime since no re-booting is necessary.
With KernelCare, patches are done automatically as soon as they become
available, while the machine continues to run - no delay, no downtime.
KernelCare checks every four hours for updates to the Parallels Virtuozzo
Containers kernel and applies those as necessary to avoid vulnerabilities.
KernelCare loads patches using one module for greatest efficiency with no
impact on performance since updates take only nanoseconds.
For example, on June 6 a major kernel vulnerability became known (local
privilege escalation vulnerabil... (more)
With KernelCare, now available from CloudLinux, scheduled outages for
security patches on Linux servers are now a thing of the past, giving
organizations real-time updates.
KernelCare automatically applies Linux server security updates without having
to re-boot, freeing technical personnel from the laborious process that takes
several minutes for every server, several times a year.
"This is the equivalent of changing the engine on an airplane while it's
flying," said Dan Olds, principal analyst, Gabriel Consulting Group. "I think
this will be viewed as a no brainer purchase when ... (more)
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides an excellent public cloud pay-per-use
infrastructure, but here are some gaps identified by Convirture, a supplier
of management software for AWS, plus other virtualization and cloud
1- Inability to centrally manage all AWS accounts in one place. It’s not
possible to configure networking resources such as elastic IP addresses,
security groups, key management, block storage volumes and snapshots, from a
single management console.
2- Lack of granularity in controlling user access so that it’s possible to
apply the same access control ... (more)
Convirture is making it as easy as possible for people to try its management
software for multiple virtualization and cloud platforms because it has
learned that the easiest way to make people understand and appreciate the
value delivered by its capabilities is to have them try it for themselves.
The company is offering a fully-functional, 30-day trial of its flagship
product ConVirt Enterprise Cloud, which is used by data center managers
worldwide to cost-effectively manage multiple hypervisors and cloud platforms
including VMWare, Hyper-V, KVM, Xen, Eucalyptus, Amazon EC2 and Op... (more)
Racemi, a provider of automated server migration software, has closed a $10
million Series C round of venture financing.
The round included new investors, led by Milestone Venture Partners, along
with existing investors Harbert Venture Partners, and Paladin Capital
The funds will be used to further scale Racemi sales, services and
engineering to meet growing demand for its cloud migration software, which
automates the process of migrating workloads to public, private and hybrid
"The increasing adoption of cloud computing presents a tremendous opportunity
for Ra... (more)