Topic: kubernetes

Rancher 2.1 introduces improved cluster operations and application management for Kubernetes

Container management provider Rancher Labs has announced the latest version of its open-source Kubernetes management platform. According to the company, Rancher 2.1 introduces next-generation capabilities for automatic cluster operations and application management. It also adds a migration path for organizations moving from the company’s Cattle orchestrator to Rancher Kubernetes. A key new feature of the … continue reading

Teleport 3.0 provides ITOps with method for managing privileged access to their infrastructure

Gravitational has announced Kubernetes support in version 3.0 of its open-source privileged access management software, Teleport. Gravitational is a provider of compliance solutions for cloud-native applications and infrastructure. Teleport 3.0 provides InfoSec, system architects, and systems engineers with a way to manage privileged access to their infrastructure while meeting compliance requirements, reducing operational overhead, and … continue reading

Kubernetes 1.12 released with Kubelet TLS Bootstrap and Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets

The third release of 2018 of Kubernetes is now available. Kubernetes 1.12 focuses on internal improvements and graduating features to stable. Key features of this release include Kubelet TLS Bootstrap and support for Azure Virtual Machine Scale Sets (VMSS). According to the team, these new features are focused on security, availability, resiliency and getting production … continue reading

Eclipse Foundation and CNCF working to create new Kubernetes IoT Edge Working Group

The Eclipse Foundation has announced that it will be collaborating with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) to create a new Kubernetes IoT Edge Working Group to address the increasing demand for Kubernetes in IoT cloud and edge environments. IDC predicts that worldwide spending on IoT will reach $1.2 trillion by 2022, with IoT at … continue reading

Cortex becomes CNCF project

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has accepted Cortex as a CNCF Sandbox project. Cortex is an open-source Prometheus as a Service monitoring solution. “Cortex is an open-source tool that provides horizontally scalable, multi-tenant, long term storage for Prometheus metrics when used as a remote write destination, and a horizontally scalable, Prometheus-compatible query API,” the company … continue reading

Kontena Pharos Kubernetes distribution updated with CoreDNS and security improvements

Container and microservices company Kontena announced the version 1.3.0 release of its Kubernetes distribution Kontena Pharos. The latest release introduces CoreDNS, an updated CRI-O container runtime and support for Kubernetes 1.11. The previously named pharos-cluster utility has been changed to the pharos CLI tool, and with the change comes better stability and performance during the … continue reading

OpenStack Rocky release comes with bare metal improvements

OpenStack announced the 18th release of its open-source cloud infrastructure software this week. While Rocky provides a number of new enhancements, the top two new improvements include to Ironic and Fast Forward Updates. Ironic is the software’s bare metal provisioning service. The latest release adds new management and automation catepbitlies to bare metal infrastructure and … continue reading

Couchbase Autonomous Operator for Kubernetes and OpenShift enters general availability

Open-source NoSQL database software company Couchbase has made version 1.0 of its Couchbase Autonomous Operator automated migration and deployment utility generally available today. According to the company this is “the first NoSQL database to launch a production-ready Kubernetes operator for open source Kubernetes and Red Hat OpenShift (coming soon),” Anil Kumar, director of project management … continue reading

Google Cloud invests $9 million in Kubernetes development

Google Cloud is officially giving up the ownership and management of its open-source Kubernetes project’s cloud resources to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). Google first introduced the open-source container orchestrator in 2014. In 2015, the company contributed the project to the CNCF.   As part of this transfer, the company is funding the move … continue reading

Platform9 now runs Nodes in a cluster on Amazon EC2 Spot Instances

Platform9 announced an update today to its managed Kubernetes solution. With Arbitrage, users can now define the total number of nodes in a Kubernetes cluster and deploy them as Spot Instances on Amazon EC2. In addition, users can specify the level of fault tolerance and performance to maintain. The technology will continuously evaluate cloud resources … continue reading

Red Hat launches infrastructure migration solution for proprietary infrastructures

Red Hat wants to make digital transformation more easily attainable for companies with budgetary concerns and proprietary, siloed infrastructures. The company announced a new infrastructure migration solution today designed to break down silos and provide a pathway to cloud-native. “Legacy virtualization infrastructure can serve as a stumbling block to, rather than a catalyst, for IT … continue reading

Aqua Security open sources Kubernetes penetration testing solution

Aqua Security is probing for Kubernetes cluster security issues with the release of kube-hunter. The newly announced solution is an open-source tool designed to increase security awareness and provide visibility into security within Kubernetes environments. According to the company, the solution performs automated penetration testing and is intended to test only your own deployments, not … continue reading

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