Topic: cloud native

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Harvester

Harvester is an open-source hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI) solution developed by SUSE. The open-source solution provider for enterprise servers and cloud announced the beta release of the project at its SUSECON Digital 2021 conference earlier this week. The solution is built on Kubernetes and designed to deliver a new generation of HCI through virtual manage and … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Longhorn

Longhorn is an open-source distributed block storage system for Kubernetes. It is built using Kubernetes and container primitives, making it cloud-native storage, according to the team.  “Longhorn implements distributed block storage using containers and microservices. Longhorn creates a dedicated storage controller for each block device volume and synchronously replicates the volume across multiple replicas stored … continue reading

Puppet launches cloud-native workflow automation platform: Relay

Puppet’s cloud-native workflow automation solution Relay is moving out of its public beta and into general availability this week. Relay is designed for CloudOps teams building and sharing automated workflows. With Relay, they can now share workflows in minutes and ensure hybrid cloud environments are secure and compliant, the company explained.  According to Puppet, managing … continue reading

Aqua Security launches Aqua Cloud Native Security Platform for containers and VMs running on Arm devices

Aqua Security launched a new container runtime security solution for Arm 64-bit environments that enables organizations to protect their high-density workloads on platforms such as AWS Graviton2 instances and more.  “Our customers will be able to continue and accelerate their cloud native journey with Aqua’s support for Arm-based architectures. Through our commitment to supporting the … continue reading

Rapid7 acquires Kubernetes security provider Alcide

Rapid7 acquired the Kubernetes provider Alcide to help its customers rapidly adopt and secure cloud environments.  Alcide provides Kubernetes security fully integrated into the DevOps lifecycle and processes so that business applications can be rapidly deployed while also protecting cloud environments from malicious attacks, according to Brian Johnson, the SVP of Cloud Security Practice at … continue reading

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 to offer a more stable platform

Red Hat has announced the upcoming release of its enterprise Linux platform. Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.3 is expected to feature cloud-native innovation capabilities as well as a more stable platform.  “From delivering the latest supported developer tools via Application Streams to making the world’s leading enterprise Linux platform even more accessible to systems administrators, … 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

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Shipa Deployment Engine

Shipa recently open-sourced its deployment engine, which was originally designed to help developers deploy and manage cloud-native applications across multiple environments.  The company said it will work with the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as the deployment engine’s roadmap evolves in the future.  Shipa’s application-centric deployment engine bridges the gap between continuous integration tools and … continue reading

boomi and solace partner on enterprise integration modernization

Boomi and Solace team up on native integration modernization connector

The cloud-based iPaaS company Boomi and event streaming and management provider Solace have collaborated on a new native connector designed to help users create better, data-driven user experiences. The PubSub+ Connector for Boomi will give Boomi AtomSphere platform users access to Solace’s PubSub+ Event Portal, an event management toolset for designing, creating, discovering, cataloging, sharing, … continue reading

premium The automation imperative

Cloud-native and Kubernetes are dominant topics in technology circles these days. But why? What makes such previously obscure concepts and tools suddenly so relevant? Standard practices for software operations until now have been imperative, meaning that instructions are explicit, requiring manual steps and active intervention. Kubernetes and a new generation of cloud-native software have changed … continue reading

Robin.io updates platform to support movement across clouds

Robin.io wants to make it easier for users to adopt hybrid and multi-cloud strategies. The 5G and enterprise app automation platform provider announced the Robin Cloud-Native platform now allows users to move complex stateful apps across clouds.  According to the company, hybrid or multi-cloud strategies help support growing infrastructure needs, but with each cloud having … continue reading

CNCF accepts Contour as an incubation-level project

Contour, an ingress controller for Kubernetes that provides a control plane for Envoy, was accepted by the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) as an incubation-level hosted project. “One of the most critical needs in running workloads at scale with Kubernetes is efficient and smooth traffic ingress management at the Layer 7 level. Getting an application … continue reading

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