Topic: kubernetes

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Operator Framework

This week’s featured open-source project is a toolkit designed to manage Kubernetes native applications in an automated and scalable way. The Operator Framework was first introduced in 2018 by CoreOS who saw a high barrier to entry for building Kubernetes applications.  More recently, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation announced the Operator Framework was joining as … continue reading

Pure Storage is acquiring Portworx to create Kubernetes data services platform

Pure Storage’s acquisition of Portworx for $370 million in cash will create a Kubernetes data services platform for cloud-native applications. Portworx is a platform that provides persistent storage, high availability, data protection, data security, and cloud mobility for containers deployed in hybrid cloud architectures. “By combining Portworx container data services with Pure’s industry-leading data platforms … continue reading

SentinelOne announces Automated Application Control Engine to secure cloud and containerized workloads

SentinelOne has released a new automated application control engine that is designed to secure cloud and containerized workloads without human intervention. The automated engine eliminates the need to manually maintain allow-lists, which preserves cloud and container workload’s immutable states while also defending against malware, cryptojacking, and zero-day threats. “It is critical to defend cloud and … continue reading

Kubernetes 1.19 theme is "accentuate the paw-sitive"

Kubernetes 1.19 is now available

The latest release of Kubernetes is now available. Kubernetes 1.19 is the second Kubernetes release of the year. According to the team, the gap between Kubernetes 1.18 and 1.19 was the largest of any two Kubernetes releases, at 20 weeks. “The 1.19 release was quite different from a regular release due to COVID-19, George Floyd … continue reading

ITOps Open Source Project of the Week: Gemini

The open source project Gemini aims to solve a problem that has frustrated developers since Kubernetes was introduced: the inability to run databases or persistent storage in Kubernetes. To fix this, Kubernetes enablement company Fairwinds built Gemini on the VolumeSnapshot API. The new solution creaties a more robust and user-friendly interface that allows for automated … continue reading

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What’s coming in Kubernetes 1.19

The latest release of the open-source container-orchestration system Kubernetes is expected next month. Kubernetes 1.19 is expected to have 34 new enhancements with 10 brand new features, eight newly stable features, two management changes and 14 improvements to existing features.  “Kubernetes as a project is maturing, support has been increased from nine to 12 months, … continue reading

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon Europe: Red Hat announces Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes, OpenShift 4.5, and a partnership with Intuit on Argo CD

Red Hat made a number of announcements in the cluster management and Kubernetes space at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Europe today. Top announcements included:  Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes released Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes is designed to help organizations scale Red Hat OpenShift with enterprise-grade management capabilities across hybrid … continue reading

Diagram of Pulumi's Kubernetes Operator

Pulumi adds new Kubernetes capabilities

Infrastructure as Code platform Pulumi has announced new Kubernetes capabilities.  The new features include an in-cluster Kubernetes Operator, support for authoring Open Policy Agent (OPA)-based policies, a crd2pulumi tool for creating strongly-typed APIs for Kubernetes CRDs, and a tool for converting YAML manifests to Pulumi Python, TypeScript, Go, or .NET.  The new Kubernetes Operator provides … continue reading

premium The automation imperative

Cloud-native and Kubernetes are dominant topics in technology circles these days. But why? What makes such previously obscure concepts and tools suddenly so relevant? Standard practices for software operations until now have been imperative, meaning that instructions are explicit, requiring manual steps and active intervention. Kubernetes and a new generation of cloud-native software have changed … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: KubeCarrier

Kubernatic has announced the open source release of KubeCarrier. KubeCarrier was designed to automate the provisioning and entire lifecycle management of services, applications, and API-accessible hardware devices by leveraging Kubernetes Operators. As cloud adoption accelerates, the company explained that operation teams are confronted with the complexities of service management across multiple clusters, clouds, and regions.  … continue reading

Robin.io updates platform to support movement across clouds

Robin.io wants to make it easier for users to adopt hybrid and multi-cloud strategies. The 5G and enterprise app automation platform provider announced the Robin Cloud-Native platform now allows users to move complex stateful apps across clouds.  According to the company, hybrid or multi-cloud strategies help support growing infrastructure needs, but with each cloud having … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: KUDO

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation announced it has officially accepted KUDO into the organization as a sandbox project. KUDO, which stands for Kubernetes Universal Declarative Operator, is an open-source project developed by cloud native platform and app management company D2iQ. According to the company, it has been used across the world to simplify the development … continue reading

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