KubeCon: State of the Kubernetes Union

Accountability and transparency are crucial to open-source projects. On Thursday at KubeCon, six of the seven Kubernetes Steering Committee members held an open discussion with constituents to discuss goals, challenges, and other pressing issues in Kubernetes.  Members present included Davanum Srinivas, Timothy St. Clair, Paris Pittman, Derek Carr, Christoph Blecker, and Nikhite Raghunath. Aaron Crickenberger …

ITOps Open-Source Project of the Week: Argo Flux

A new open-source GitOps continuous delivery project was announced at this week’s KubeCon in San Diego. Argo Flux was built in collaboration with Intuit, AWS and Weave Works. The project builds off of the GitOps CD tool for Kubernetes Argo CD, and the CNCF’s sandbox project Flux, a GitOps operator for Kubernetes. The goal of …

KubeCon: Securing Kubernetes with STRIDE

When you’re architecting your infrastructure around Kubernetes, you need to make sure you’re securing it properly. In a talk at this week’s KubeCon in San Diego, Pushkar Joglekar, security engineer at Visa, explained some of the best practices for securing Kubernetes.  At Visa, the payment workflow boils down to: “Do it fast and with a …

ITOps Times news digest: Google Migrate for Anthos, Cloud Code, InterVision’s new managed SD-WAN offering, and SaltStack SecOps

Google has announced the general availability of Migrate for Anthos, a new solution designed to help convert physical servers or virtual machines to containers in Anthos GKE. “Migrate for Anthos makes it easy to modernize your applications without a lot of manual effort or specialized training. After upgrading your on-prem systems to containers with Migrate …

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KubeCon Day 3: Kubernetes Community Days, Chronosphere announces tracing capabilities, and Pivotal Application Service on Kubernetes

KubeCon is in full swing with companies continuing to announce new features and solutions dedicated to the Kubernetes ecosystem.  Here are some more highlights from the week: CNCF announced Kubernetes Community Days The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced Kubernetes Community Days. These are community-organized events that will bring together technologists to learn, collaborate, …

Aryaka wants to disrupt traditional SD-WAN models with cloud-first approach

Cloud-first WAN company Aryaka has announced an expansion to its managed SD-WAN offerings designed to disrupt traditional SD-WAN and legacy service provider models. The new SmartServices expansion includes four additional ‘as-a-service’ offerings for network and application acceleration, multi-cloud networking, managed security, and actionable insights.  “For us, the notion of cloud-first is not new. Aryaka’s architecture …

Kubernetes and Minecraft: What do they have in common?

Kubernetes is only five years old, which means that while it has already gained immense adoption in the enterprise, there are still those who are beginning to learn about it. This week’s annual KubeCon in San Diego is a great place for people to do just that. Dan Kohn, executive director of the Cloud Native …

NetFoundry provides Zero Trust networking with new developer platform

NetFoundry is enabling cloud-native networking with the release of its new developer platform. The platform is designed to provide a private and secure way to embed networking in applications. It features SDKs, APIs and Zero Trust connections. Zero Trust connections provide secure and reliable communication between users and services. “Traditionally, developers didn’t control networking because …

KubeCon Day 2: Oracle’s new cloud-native solutions, Rancher Labs’ K3s, and Red Hat CodeReady Workspaces

The second day of KubeCon is underway, and companies are still announcing new products or updates to existing solutions. Here are some announcements that we made today: Oracle announces new cloud-native solutions  Oracle has announced a number of new solutions and updates. It announced that on December 3, Apache Kafka will be compatible with Oracle …

ITOps news digest: Kublr 2.0 private preview, Datadog supports AWS CloudFormation Registry and CLI, and Codefresh’s new open source fund

Kublr Enterprise Platform 2.0  Private Preview is now available. The updated platform is meant to improve multi-site orchestration and help customers jumpstart Kubernetes journeys.  “Our mission is to ease cloud native adoption for enterprises with heterogeneous environments and strict security and governance requirements,” explained Slava Koltovich, Kublr CEO. “Kublr’s multi-site orchestration ability, Kublr Cloud, and …

KubeCon Day 1: Gremlin’s chaos engineering solution, TrilioVault for Kubernetes, and HPE Container Platform

KubeCon kicked off this morning in San Diego, bringing together adopters and technologists from the open source and cloud-native community. A number of companies are at the event, making announcements for their Kubernetes solutions. Here are today’s highlights: Gremlin brings chaos engineering to Kubernetes Gremlin has announced Kubernetes support for its Chaos Engineering platform. It …

Report: Kubernetes now used by 45% of companies running containers

The container orchestration tool Kubernetes is continuing its steady gain in popularity. A new report found Kubernetes is now used by 45% of companies that are running containers. In addition, the report found there has been a 10-point gain in Kubernetes use over the past 12 months and a 20-point gain over the past 24 …

Getting the most out of your cloud data warehouse

No matter what industry, company size or location, effectively managing and using data makes a business more competitive. Historically, as data needs have grown, the market introduced data warehouses to address evolving data storage needs. These data warehouses offered the ability to store vast amounts of data and deliver results quickly at a scale that …

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Project Quay

Red Hat has announced Project Quay is now open sourced. Project Quay is an upstream project that represents the code in Red Hat Quay, Quay.io, and years of work around Red Hat’s and CoreOS’s Quay container registry. “Quay was the first private hosted registry on the market, having been launched in late 2013. It grew …

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