Security Release: GitLab 10.3.4

The GitLab project has released a new update that contains several security fixes, including two that prevent remote code execution. We recommend that all GitLab installations be upgraded to GitLab's new version (GitLab 10.3.4) immediately. We have released new versions of Bitnami GitLab 10.3.4 virtual machines and cloud images that fix the following security issues along with others: Remote Code Execution Vulnerability in GitLab Projects Import (CVE-2017-0915 and CVE-2018-3710): ... Read more

January 18, 2018

Top 5 excuses for not migrating your applications to the cloud

Authored by Michael Murphy, Product Marketing Manager Most companies see the writing on the wall regarding the fate of the traditional on-premises data center.  Aside from some specific use cases, there is broad agreement that the corporate data center’s days are limited. Cloud platforms have matured, and can now deliver the same infrastructure services and platform functions more efficiently, more cost effectively, and more flexibly in a public cloud or private cloud model.  They also suppo... Read more

January 15, 2018

Migrating Your Applications to the Cloud - Replatforming to gain maximum benefits

Authored by Michael Murphy, Product Marketing Manager Many companies still host and run legacy software and in-house applications in their on-premises data centers. (According to recent research only 5% of x86 workloads have been migrated to the cloud.) Supporting these applications can be a burdensome, manual, and time-consuming task.  It requires expertise to maintain the software itself as well as the infrastructure it is running on. In a time when there is a clear shift away from the cor... Read more

January 4, 2018

Spectre and Meltdown: Privileged memory read vulnerability in several CPUs (Reading privileged memory with a side-channel)

Updates [2018-01-12] Bitnami has now released all the images with the new kernel available for Debian 9 in the Bitnami Launchpad for AWS Cloud (100% done). Updates with the new kernel available for Ubuntu 16.04 are being propagated to the AWS Marketplace. Bitnami has now released all the virtual machines (OVA and VMDK format) with the new kernel available for Debian 9. They are available at (100% done). Bitnami has now released all the images with the new kernel avail... Read more

January 4, 2018

Ruby 2.5 now available on Bitnami

We are happy to announce the release of Ruby 2.5. The Bitnami Ruby Stack provides a complete, ready-to-run development environment for Ruby on Rails. This release comes with lots of new features and improvements. Here are some highlights: rescue/else/ensure are allowed inside do/end blocks. Add yield_self to yield given block in its context. Unlike tap, it returns the result of the block.  Support branch coverage and method coverage measurement. The branch coverage indicates which branches... Read more

December 26, 2017

Introducing Kubeapps

Today we are proud and excited to announce Kubeapps, a package agnostic application dashboard for Kubernetes. We see it as a compass that helps Kubernetes users find their way in the different ways to package a Kubernetes applications as well as a boostrapping mechanism so that all the necessary add-ons can be installed in your cluster easily. For those of you who have been long-time Helm users, the website may be familiar- until now it was a Chart discovery site. We decided ... Read more

December 4, 2017

Django 2.0 now available on Bitnami

We are happy to announce the release of Django 2.0. Django is a high-level Python Web framework that helps developers to design clean and rapid software. Python is a dynamic object-oriented programming language. The Bitnami Django Stack  significantly simplifies the deployment of Django since it includes ready-to-run versions of Python, Django, MySQL and Apache. Bitnami Django Stack includes Django 2.0 running over the latest version of Python 3. You will find these features in this new... Read more

December 4, 2017

Php 7.2 is now available on Bitnami

PHP, one of the most popular programming languages, has just released a new major version. And now, we are thrilled to announce that PHP 7.2 is available in the Bitnami catalogue! We have released WAMP, LAMP, LAPP, MAMP, MAPP installers, virtual machines, and AWS cloud images to support the new version of PHP in all platforms. As a developer, some changes that might interest you are: Convert numeric keys in object/array casts Counting of non-countable objects Object typehint HashConte... Read more

November 30, 2017

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