Topic: api

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Apache Libcloud

Apache Libcloud is a Python library for interacting with many of the popular cloud service providers using a unified API.  It helps users avoid vendor lock-in, uses the same API to talk to many different providers, has more than 30 supported providers total, and contains six main APIs. Libcloud supports Python version 3.5 and onwards. … continue reading

Kubernetes 1.22 release

The new Kubernetes 1.22 release includes 53 enhancements – 13 of which graduated to stable and 24 of which are moving to beta.  In April of this year, the Kubernetes release cadence was officially changed from four to three releases yearly. This is the first longer-cycle release related to that change. One major feature that … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Cluster API

Cluster API is a Kubernetes sub-project focused on providing declarative APIs and tooling to simplify provisioning, upgrading, and operating multiple Kubernetes clusters. The project was started by the Kubernetes Special Interest Group (SIG) Cluster Lifecycle to automate cluster lifecycle management for platform operators. At first, the SIG working group started kubeadm to address a set … continue reading

Bugcrowd report reveals 65% increase in discovery of high-risk vulnerabilities this year

Crowdsourced security has seen a boom this year as Bugcrowd saw a 50% increase in submissions on its platform in the last 12 months, according to its latest Priority One report.  Bugcrowd provides a platform for ethical hackers around the world to help organizations maximize their security.  The study revealed a 65% increase from the … continue reading

Mirantis Lens adds extension API to integrate with any Kubernetes component, toolkit or service

The open cloud company behind the popular Lens Kubernetes IDE project, Mirantis, announced a new Extensions API that enables the rapid development of extensions for seamless integration with any Kubernetes-integrated component, toolkit, or service. “The Extension API and Extensions made in collaboration with many popular CNCF projects, opens up the world to Kubernetes developers greatly … continue reading

The Cloud Security Alliance announces new risks, threats and vulnerabilities for migrating to the hybrid cloud

With hybrid clouds now often the starting point for organizations in their cloud journey, management, access control, data use, and service contracts become more difficult with multi-cloud convergence, according to the Cloud Security Alliance in a whitepaper. “Although the hybrid cloud environment seamlessly integrates private and public cloud, bringing onboard new IT capabilities to the … continue reading

Cloud Foundry announces project updates around Kubernetes

Today, the Cloud Foundry Foundation announced cf-for-k8s release, KubeCF 2.5 and Stratos 4.2 to ensure that Cloud Foundry’s architecture includes the most modern and cloud-native infrastructure technology.  Cf-for-k8s is a Kubernetes-native distribution of Cloud Foundry that blends the Cloud Foundry developer API with popular Kubernetes technologies including Istio, Envoy, Fluentd, and Kubernetes.  Version 1.0 also … continue reading

FireMon announces new agile network security policy management platform

FireMon’s new agile network security policy management platform offers security capabilities to enable cloud and digital transformation initiatives.  “Our customers have told us that traditional approaches to managing network security policy are too cumbersome for their dynamic cloud and hybrid environments,” said Satin H. Mirchandani, the president and CEO of FireMon. “Our agile approach to … continue reading

ITOps Open Source Project of the Week: Gemini

The open source project Gemini aims to solve a problem that has frustrated developers since Kubernetes was introduced: the inability to run databases or persistent storage in Kubernetes. To fix this, Kubernetes enablement company Fairwinds built Gemini on the VolumeSnapshot API. The new solution creaties a more robust and user-friendly interface that allows for automated … continue reading

Platform9 announces new Kubernetes capabilities

Platform9 announced new capabilities for enterprise-managed Kubernetes solutions to accelerate deployment and ease-of-use. The new capabilities include managed Calico networking with API support, application wizard for rapid bare-metal deployments, and multi-cluster observability and alerting for more accurate troubleshooting. These features are now available, including support for Kubernetes release 1.17, for all Platform9 customers of the … continue reading

Puppet announces Relay for cloud-native, event driven automation

Puppet introduced the public beta of Relay, an event-driven automation platform that automates across any cloud infrastructure, tools and APIs that developers, DevOps engineers, and SREs are managing manually currently. “Without a way to manage and automate the flood of events and hundreds of APIs developers use – time, money and mental capital are being … continue reading

Red Hat Quay 3.3 now available

Red Hat has released the latest version of its container registry Quay. The release of Red Hat Quay 3.3 focuses on deeper integrations with Red Hat OpenShift through the introduction of Quay Bridge Operator, which automates common workflows when the two solutions are used in conjunction with one another.  “Built in collaboration with the Red … continue reading

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