Topic: kubernetes

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

Alcide Advisor checks for Kubernetes and Istio vulnerabilities

Security company Alcide has announced the release of Alcide Advisor, which is designed to scan Kubernetes and Istio for compliance, security, and government risks and vulnerabilities. According to Alcide, the solution empowers engineering teams to identify security risks before they can be introduced to the production environment. Alcide Advisor also scans throughout various stages of … continue reading

How Anthos will be a game-changer for your Kubernetes implementation

The recent announcement of Anthos by Google Cloud is a big move in managing hybrid cloud models. Google strengthens its position in the cloud space, where Azure and AWS are leading with a respectable margin. Anthos is an open-source platform that allows applications to run and migrate on-premises, in the Google Cloud and also with … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Prometheus

This week’s highlighted open-source project, Prometheus, provides monitoring and alerting for cloud native applications. The project’s main features include a multi-dimensional data model, a flexible query language, autonomous server nodes, and more. In addition, most of Prometheus’ projects are written in Go, which means that they can be easily deployed as static binaries, the Prometheus … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Helm

This week’s highlighted open-source project of the week helps users manage Kubernetes applications. Helm allows users to manage Kubernetes charts, which are “packages of pre-configured Kubernetes resources.” Helm Charts allow users to define, install, and upgrade Kubernetes applications. According to the Helm team, Charts are easy to create, version, share, and publish. According to Helm, … continue reading

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

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