securosis.com securosis.com

Summary: Community

Rich here. I’m going to pull an Adrian this week, and cover a few unrelated things. Nope, no secret tie-in at the end, just some interesting things that have hit over the past couple weeks, since I wrote a Summary. We are absolutely blowing out the registration for this year’s cloud security training at Black Hat. I believe we will be the best selling class at Black Hat for the second year in a row. And better yet, all my prep...

lambda-the-ultimate.org lambda-the-ultimate.org

Cakes, Custard, and Category Theory

Eugenia Cheng's new popular coscience book is out, in the U.K. under the title Cakes, Custard and Category Theory: Easy recipes for understanding complex maths, and in the U.S. under the title How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics: Most people imagine maths is something like a slow cooker: very useful, but pretty limited in what it can do. Maths, though, isn't just a tool for solving a specific...

thenewstack.io thenewstack.io

Google is Positioning Kubernetes to Stand at the Center of the Hybrid World

Google is positioning Kubernetes at the heart of the hybrid cloud movement for the enterprise. That’s evident in the announcement yesterday that Google is joining OpenStack. It’s a signal that Google sees OpenStack as a vehicle it needs to make Kubernetes the standard for container orchestration. If this were to be the case, OpenStack’s Magnum may be crucial: it could provide a simpler way for the enterprise to engage with...