DevToolsDigest: November 19th, 2020
This digest includes news and resources from, Orbit, Datadog, TruSTAR, IBM, and more.

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The Week in Developer Tools, a service mesh startup, announced some big changes to its approach with a full-stack platform of services aimed squarely at the enterprise. The culmination of this will be Gloo Mesh Enterprise, a new product that will be available in beta by the end of the year.
Community happens across many channels, but when each channel offers different types of reports and data, it can be hard to understand who’s there, what they’re doing, and what to do about it. Automatically add your Discourse community members to Orbit, and see them alongside folks from GitHub, Twitter, and integrations built with the Orbit API.
Industry Research
In this report, Datadog examined more than 1.5 billion containers run by tens of thousands of their customers to understand how image registries, service meshes, networking, and other technologies are being used in real-world container environments.
On the surface, B2B and B2C marketing may seem to be worlds apart. As open-source and developer-led companies become increasingly visible, important, and massive, we should draw the parallel between developer marketing and consumer marketing. They are much closer than it might seem.
The influx of funding into the cybersecurity space in the last 20 years has led to an explosion of cybersecurity products and contributed to an app-centric view of enterprise security. After decades of being bombarded with “Next-Gen-___” at RSA or Black Hat, enterprise security leaders are finally recognizing they have reached the peak of an app-centric view of security.
Developer Venture News
As IBM transitions from software and services to a company fully focussed on hybrid cloud management, it announced its intention to buy Instana, an applications performance management startup with a cloud native approach that fits firmly within that strategy.
From The Heavybit Library
Continuous Launch Strategy with LaunchDarkly’s Director of Marketing
In this Heavybit Speaker Series, LaunchDarkly’s marketing leader Andrea Echstenkamper discusses her continuous marketing and launch philosophy. She gives an overview of core product launch goals and fundamentals (timelines, key assets, social proof), show examples of how companies can build momentum, and repeatedly meet milestones with a holistic approach to their marketing engine.