Topic: api

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Caddy Server

Caddy Server 2 is an enterprise-ready, open-source web server with automatic HTTPS written in Go. Caddy offers greater memory safety than servers written in C because a hardened TLS stack powered by the Go standard library serves a significant portion of all Internet traffic. The project can simplify an organization’s architecture by taking care of … continue reading

Google and other companies form Data Cloud Alliance

Google Cloud and other database providers in the tech industry announced that they are forming a new initiative to ensure that companies have more seamless insights and access into the data they need for digital transformation.  “The proliferation of data, along with the many software and cloud-based applications used to analyze and manage it, means … continue reading

Cloudflare updates to its API-driven Cloud Access Security Broker

The Cloudflare development team has shared new updates that are being made to the API-driven Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB) that was announced last month. These updates include an outline of what the team is building and what is next for CASB and the opening of the sign up for beta. With this, there will … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Shotover

Shotover Proxy is an open source, high performance L7 data-layer proxy for controlling, managing and modifying the flow of database requests in transit.  It can be used to solve many different operational and interoperability challenges for teams where polyglot persistence (many different databases) is common. Shotover can be deployed in many different ways including as … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Istio

Istio is an open source service mesh that simplifies observability, traffic management, security, and policy. It extends Kubernetes to establish a programmable, application-aware network using the Envoy service proxy.  Istio 1.12 was recently launched with an improved experience with WebAssembly that allows users to dynamically load custom-built extensions at runtime through an API. The latest … continue reading

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

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