Topic: kubernetes

GKE Advanced introduces enterprise-grade controls, automation, and flexibility

Kubernetes has seen a lot of adoption since Google first open-sourced it in 2014, but despite the suite of tools surrounding it, many organizations still feel overwhelmed at the thought of running Kubernetes on their own. Many companies turn to managed Kubernetes services for assistance, such as the Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). In order to … continue reading

Platform9 releases three new open-source tools for Kubernetes

SaaS-managed hybrid cloud developer Platform9 today announced Klusterkit, which contains three open-source tools that help developers use production-grade Kubernetes clusters in air-gapped, on-premises environments. Air-gapping is a security measure in which a secure computer network is physically isolated from unsecured networks, such as the public Internet or an unsecured local area network. The three tools … continue reading

Nutanix releases its own Certified Kubernetes solution

Cloud computing company Nutanix’s Certified Kubernetes solution is now available. Nutanix Karbon simplifies the provisioning, operations, and life-cycle management of Kubernetes, the company explained. Nutanix Karbon is available as part of the Nutanix Cloud Native stack, providing organizations with the ability to deploy and monitor Kubernetes clusters from a single solution. Other solutions in the … continue reading

Fluentd graduates from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), which sustains open source technologies like Kubernetes and Prometheus, today announced that Fluentd is its sixth project to graduate, following Kubernetes, Prometheus, Envoy, CoreDNS and containerd. To move from the maturity level of incubation to graduation, projects must demonstrate thriving adoption, a documented, structured governance process, and a strong commitment to community … continue reading

How the lack of Kubernetes experts is hindering Kubernetes adoption

Facts suggest that we are moving toward the broad production adoption of Linux containers. According to Cloud Foundry’s survey, the use of containers in production has grown from 22% in early 2016 to 38% in late 2018. However, with new opportunities come new challenges. Managing growing container workloads leads companies to adopt container orchestration. For … continue reading

Google Anthos cloud-agnostic app management platform launched

Google Cloud announced the release to general availability of Anthos yesterday, an open software platform that allows users to manage workloads across any cloud provider or on-premise installation. Available on the Google Cloud Platform, Google Kubernetes Engine and GKE On-Prem, the software solution is designed for freedom and requires no stack refresh when integrating with … continue reading

Rancher Labs simplifies Kubernetes provisioning in latest release

Rancher Labs is introducing new features for simplifying Kubernetes provisioning in its latest release, Rancher 2.2. According to Rancher Labs, this release gives IT operators and developers more control over their applications. “As Kubernetes adoption grows exponentially, IT operators have been asking for an easy, reliable and repeatable way to provision, manage and support enterprise-grade … continue reading

Kubernetes 1.14 released with ways to support more workloads

After releasing Kubernetes 1.13 back in December, the team behind the popular container orchestration system has now released Kubernetes 1.14. According to the release team, Kubernetes 1.14 includes 31 enhancements, 10 of which are stable, 12 of which are in beta, and 7 that are new. The main objectives of this release were to enhance … continue reading

Why Kubernetes will turn your data center into a smartphone

Installing and managing server software is hard, especially in corporate environments. There’s the inherent complexity of managing disparate platforms and systems, all while dealing with compliance and security policies. What is worse is that a lot of the work is repetitive, undifferentiated heavy lifting. Configuration management tools like Chef and Puppet were supposed to be … continue reading

It took longer than expected, but Istio 1.1 is coming with a boost in performance and scalability

The first major upgrade of Istio, the open-source service mesh for orchestrating, securing and monitoring microservices in Kubernetes, has taken longer to arrive than expected, but is finally now available. Istio 1.1 comes eight months after the original 1.0 release last summer and will bring improved scalability, enhanced multi-clustering and a simplified approach to implementing … continue reading

Rancher Labs launches Submariner for multi-cluster network connectivity

Rancher Labs is announcing a new open-source project designed to enable direct networking between Kubernetes clusters. Submariner is a network connectivity solution designed to overcome the barriers to connectivity when it comes to Kubernetes clusters. The team explained Submariner was created for network connectivity among microservices deployed in multiple Kubernetes clusters. Submariner provides a way … continue reading

Red Hat launches registry for Kubernetes Operators

Red Hat has collaborated with AWS, Google Cloud, and Microsoft in order to create a public registry to make it easier to find Kubernetes Operators. OperatorHub.io will provide a way for the community to organize around Operators. Operators enable the automation of infrastructure and application management tasks using Kubernetes as the automation engine, Red Hat … continue reading

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