Today VMware made available its Developer Ready Infrastructure VMware Validated Solution (VVS). This differs from a VMware Validated Design (VVD) that many of you may be familiar with. I would almost a day two type of document. Since you already deployed the technology stack, you are now looking for ways to build on the VVD with the VVS.
It's been sometime since I last deployed Windows Server in a corporate environment, and it looks like Windows Server 2022 is now generally available. Some of the notable updates include multi-layered security and Hybrid capabilities with Azure.
The VMware Cloud Ready Framework has been updated. Of the five VMware pillars in the framework the Plan pillar has seen the first update. You can find the content in the new VMware Cloud Tech Zone website. Expect further updates throughout the year.
The latest Linux 5.14 kernel is just around the corner and with contributions from 1,650 developers there are some interesting updates to security and performance. In particular a new way to deal with Spectre and Meltdown which gained widespread notoriety in 2018 and creating memory ranges inaccessible to anyone.
Happy birthday Linux! It was thirty years ago today that Linux got it's start. It started with a post to an internet newsgroup called comp.os.minix from Linus Torvalds and now Linux is everywhere and even in places you might not think. What started out as a hobby is mainstream.