Topic: kubernetes

Platform9 launches managed Kubernetes service on VMware

Hybrid cloud provider Platform9 has announced a new managed Kubernetes service on VMware vSphere. According to the company, Platform9 Managed Kubernetes (PMK) will reduce the operational complexity of Kubernetes and provide out-of-the-box enterprise-grade capabilities, such as zero-touch upgrades, multi-cluster operations, high availability, and monitoring. PMK will allow organizations to modernize their VMware environments while also … continue reading

CoreDNS graduates from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation

The modern DNS server for service discovery in cloud-native deployments is graduating from the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) today. CoreDNS is the first project to graduate from CNCF this year, and follows last year’s graduates: Kubernetes, Prometheus and Envoy. In order to reach graduation, projects must demonstrate maturity, thriving adoption, diversity, commitment to community … continue reading

StackRox launches new Kubernetes monitoring and security features

Container security company StackRox launched three new features for its StackRox Container Security Platform today — deployment-centric visibility, multi-factor risk profiling and network policy management — which the company hopes will help address difficulties in intercontainer communication and monitoring in Kubernetes deployments. “Deployed as a set of containers using Kubernetes YAML files or Helm charts, … continue reading

premium 9 security best practices for Kubernetes you should be following

One month after a major security flaw was discovered in Kubernetes, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has shared a list of nine best security practices for the popular container orchestration tool Kubernetes. “As organizations accelerate their adoption of containers and container orchestrators, they will need to take necessary steps to protect such a critical … continue reading

Twistlock introduces hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless capabilities in 18.11

Twistlock announced the latest release of its container and cloud-native security platform with new support and features for hybrid cloud, Kubernetes and serverless. This is the company’s 15th major release in the last three years. “Since we shipped the first version of Twistlock in 2015 we’ve worked on 11,100 issues, pushed 5,800 commits, built Twistlock … continue reading

premium Five considerations when moving toward cloud native

Building applications had rapidly become the easy part of development. Whether on the web or mobile, these applications need a place to live, and that place is constantly changing. From local servers in closets to colocation facilities to the cloud, we’ve seen rapid change over just the last few years. Now we have containers and … continue reading

Kubernetes suffers from security flaw

Yesterday, a critical security flaw impacting Kubernetes 1.10 and higher was discovered. The flaw, CVE-2018-1002105, was publicly disclosed by the Kubernetes community and reported through the Kubernetes vulnerability reporting process. According to Red Hat, the flaw could allow malicious actors or unapproved users to escalate privileges on Kubernetes installations, including the company’s own container solution … continue reading

Kubernetes 1.13 focuses on simplifying cluster management

The latest release of the container orchestration solution Kubernetes is now available. Kubernetes 1.13 is the fourth and final release of this year. The release focuses on simplified cluster management and makes CoreDNS the default DNS. “Kubernetes 1.13 has been one of the shortest releases to date at 10 weeks. This release continues to focus … continue reading

Cloud security company Threat Stack acquires Bluefyre for its targeted application security

Cloud security and compliance company Threat Stack wants to bolster its cloud capabilities with the acquisition of Bluefyre. According to the company, Bluefyre will help deliver greater visibility into security as well as help developers build secure, cloud-native apps. Bluefyre provides targeted application security for Kubernetes, Mesosphere and OpenShift applications, and according to Threat Stack … continue reading

VMware to acquire Kubernetes solution provider Heptio

VMware is joining forces with Heptio on a shared vision to simplify Kubernetes and accelerate IT in a multi-cloud world. The company announced it signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Kubernetes solution provider. “Kubernetes is emerging as an open framework for multi-cloud infrastructure that enables enterprise organizations to run modern applications,” said Paul Fazzone, … continue reading

Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine now available

Multi-cloud automation platform provider Mesosphere announced a number of updates focused on Kubernetes, running data at scale, and machine learning initiatives. The company announced Mesosphere Kubernetes Engine (MKE), Mesosphere DC/OS 1.12 and Mesosphere Jupyter Service (MJS). As of this week, MKE is now generally available. The solution is designed to deliver Kubernetes-as-a-service on multi-cloud and … continue reading

Platform9 updates Fission with new developer and IT Ops serverless capabilities

Platform9 has announced the latest version of its open-source Kubernetes-native serverless framework Fission.io. The company added new features that will enable developers and IT operations teams to improve the quality and reliability of serverless applications. The latest release introduces a new live-reload feature that deploys code as it is being written into a live Kubernetes … continue reading

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