Windows 10 brings an updated, fifth release of PowerShell that vastly simplifies the task of managing modules and software packages. The scripting language now also handles various formatted output from commands and selection lists.
Although attacks on computers are numerous and varied, they are predominantly based on the same techniques. Microsoft closes these vulnerabilities on Windows computers using the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET).
The PostgreSQL Global Development Group recently introduced the new major version 9.4 of the popular free database, which includes innovative functions as well as a whole range of changes regarding speed and functionality.
Etcd, ZooKeeper, Consul, and similar programs are currently the subject of heated debate in the world of configuration management. We investigate the problems they seek to solve and promises they make.
The focus for container solutions such as Docker is increasingly shifting to security. Some vulnerabilities have been addressed, with plans to take further steps in the future to secure container virtualization.