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.
Some good news today as VMware has released VMware Cloud Foundation 4.3. I know many folks who are running 4x and are keen on some of the updates in this release. Let's see whats new.