Topic: kubernetes

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Kubernetes Horror Stories

Many organizations are trying to foster a culture of accountability of learning, rather than of blame. This means encouraging people to take accountability for their mistakes and learn from them, while at the same time not making people feel bad for making those mistakes. “The thinking behind assigning blame is that identifying the offender and … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Canonical supports Kubernetes 1.15, GitLab 12.0, and Veritas Enterprise Data Services Platform

Canonical has announced full support for Kubernetes 1.15, which was released yesterday, using kubeadm deployments, Charmed Kubernetes, and Microk8s. New features included in Kubernetes 1.15 are quotas for ephemeral storage, extended data sources for persistent volume claims, dynamic persistent volume resizing, and more. “Kubernetes 1.15 includes exciting new enhancements in application, custom resource, storage, and … continue reading

Kubernetes 1.15 focuses on continuous improvement

Kubernetes 1.15 is now available with 26 new improvements, 3 stable features, 13 beta features and 10 alpha features. This is the second release of the container orchestration tool in 2019. The main themes of this release included continuous improvement and extensibility. For continuous improvement, the release features improved test coverage, a stable core feature … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: IBM Cloud Virtual Private Cloud, Google Cloud responds to outage, and Postmates open sources Configurable Horizontal Pod Autoscaler

IBM has announced the general release of its Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). According to IBM, VPC allows customers to “manage virtual machine-based compute, storage, and networking resources in a private, secure space you define.” VPC provides the logic isolation and security offered by private clouds, while also providing the availability, cost-effectiveness, and scalability of the … continue reading

Kubernetes celebrates its fifth birthday, reflecting on its massive growth

The popular container orchestration tool Kubernetes is celebrating its fifth birthday today. It was first introduced by Google in June 2014, and it didn’t take long for others to see the potential of the tool. By August 2014, major companies such as Microsoft, Red Hat, IBM, Docker, and CoreOS had joined the Kubernetes community. “Kubernetes … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Linkerd 2.3.1 and OneLogin Accelerate growth

The latest version of the Kubernetes service mesh Linkerd is now available. Version 2.3.1 features proxy stability improvements. A few of the improvements include changes to the proxy’s routing behavior, a new dispatch time limit to limit the amount of time that a request can be buffered, and various bug fixes. Full release notes are … continue reading

Report: Only half of organizations are currently deploying Kubernetes in production

Despite its seemingly large presence, Kubernetes may not be as widely adopted as it seems. Platform9 conducted a survey at KubeCon EU in Barcelona this month, speaking with over 500 attendees. Through the survey, the company said it was able to understand how companies are currently using Kubernetes. The survey revealed that despite the fact … continue reading

Instana announces support for On-Prem version of Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE)

Instana, the leading provider of automatic Application Performance Management (APM) solutions for microservice applications, today became the first APM solution provider to announce support for the On-Prem version of Google’s Kubernetes Engine (GKE), a part of the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). “Application teams need flexibility in their platform choices, especially as they implement and roll … continue reading

Amazon EKS updates its version life cycle for security purposes

In order to make Amazon EKS more reliable for users, Amazon is making changes to its version life cycle. For security purposes, it will be deprecating Kubernetes 1.10 on July 22, 2019. Kubernetes 1.13 will be available in EKS a month earlier, in June. In a blog post explaining the decision, Nathan Taber, senior product … continue reading

KubeCon EU: CircleCI’s new partnerships, DigitalOcean Kubernetes, and Gravity 6.0

KubeCon EU is happening this week in Barcelona, and many companies are using the event as an opportunity to release new enhancements to their products. Here are a few of the highlights: CircleCI announces new partnerships CircleCI has announced new partner integrations that will enable users to better manage applications in Kubernetes environments. New partnerships … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Syncsort Invent, Kublr’s VMware integration, and ACM Software System Award

Syncsort has launched a new initiative that will help enterprises shift to Next Wave infrastructures such as cloud and blockchain. Syncsort Invent will have five focuses: hybrid cloud, streaming, AI, blockchain, and data governance. It will initially focus on the intersection of legacy data systems with cloud and blockchain. Its hybrid cloud initiative will focus … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Rook

The Rook project hit a major milestone earlier this month when it released version 1.0. Rook provides storage orchestration for Kubernetes. According to its GitHub page, Rook provides “the platform, framework, and support for a diverse set of storage solutions to natively integrate with cloud-native environments.” Rook makes storage self-managing, self-scaling, and self-healing by automating … continue reading

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