Topic: cloud native

Sysdig aims new funding at expansion and leadership

Open-source container security, monitoring and forensics provider Sysdig is dedicating its newly announced $68.5 million of funding to providing improved operations and security technologies for companies running containerized infrastructure and cloud-native apps. Backed, by Insight Venture Partners, the new round of series D funding brings Sysdig’s total funding to $121.5 million. “Enterprises are adopting cloud-native … continue reading

The CNCF sees a surge in cloud-native adoption

The industry is fully jumping on board with cloud-native technologies. The Cloud Native Computing Foundation released its bi-annual CNCF survey at the Open Source Summit in Vancouver last week and found the use of cloud-native technologies in production has grown more than 200 percent since December 2017. The survey is based off of 2,400 responses … continue reading

IBM introduces open-source project for cloud-native Node.js apps

IBM is looking to simplify the development of cloud-native apps with the newly announced CloudNativeJS.io project. CloudNativeJS.io is an open-source community project designed to provide resources such as best practices, assets and tools for building cloud-native Node.js apps. According to the company, while developers are using the cloud to deploy and run apps, only 38 … continue reading

WSO2 announces support for cloud native programming language Ballerina

WSO2 announced early support for Ballerina at its WSO2Con US 2018 conference in San Francisco today. Ballerina is a cloud native programming language designed with integration in mind. As part of the support, WSO2 is introducing the Ballerina Early Access Development Support package. “Ballerina was created to address the central role integration is playing in … continue reading

Survey points to rise in PaaS, container and serverless deployments this year

Deployments of cloud-native applications in platform-as-a-service (PaaS) environments are on the rise this year and organizations are in large part building and running these new apps in containers, according to a report released last week by the Cloud Foundry Foundation. The report also shows an uptick in those building serverless applications, also known as functions … continue reading

IBM announces cloud-native development capabilities with CMS and Cloud Private

IBM is making its IBM Cloud Private app platform available on its enterprise Cloud Managed Services (CMS) for the first time today. According to the company, bringing these two solutions together will enable a security rich and production-ready cloud environment from CMS as well as speed up the development of cloud-native apps with the latest … continue reading

10 use cases for serverless

The idea of serverless computing is not new, but it is only now becoming more popular in the industry. According to Chris Aniszczyk, CTO and COO of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the introduction of AWS Lambda in 2014 really popularized the concept. AWS Lambda was followed up by the announcements of IBM OpenWhisk … continue reading

Red Hat announces plans to integrate CoreOS Tectonic, Quay and Container Linux

Red Hat plans to expand its Kubernetes portfolio with new CoreOS integrations. CoreOS is a Kubernetes and container-native solution provider that Red Hat acquired earlier this year. The company announces its first steps for integration CoreOS Tectonic, Quay and Container Linux with Red Hat’s container and Kubernetes-based solutions at the Red Hat Summit in San … continue reading

StackPointCloud Enhances Istio and Kubernetes Functionality in Cloud-Native Infrastructure and Workload Management Platform

StackPointCloud, the leading cloud-native infrastructure and workload platform for Istio and Kubernetes management, has added a series of tools to help enterprises deploy and use microservices and containers. The enhancements are being demonstrated this week at KubeCon Europe in booth S-C16. Among the major updates to StackPointCloud’s Stackpoint.io platform is the ability for users to … continue reading

Tigera raises $10M from Madrona, NEA and Wing

Tigera, a company delivering solutions for secure application connectivity for the cloud native world, today announced that they raised an additional $10M in funding to accelerate their mission to simplify and secure application connectivity across all cloud environments. The most recent round was led by Madrona Venture Group with participation from New Enterprise Associates (NEA) … continue reading

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon: containerd 1.0, Fluentd 1.0 and Jaeger 1.0

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation announced that a number of its projects have reached version 1.0 at the KubeCon + CloudNativeCon North American conference this week in Austin Texas. Ahead of the conference, the foundation announced the general availability of containerd 1.0. Containerd is Docker’s core container runtime it donated to the CNCF in March. Initially, containerd … continue reading

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