Topic: cncf

KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU: Carbon Relay releases Red Sky Ops free edition, Cloudtamer.io and Kublr announce integration, and more

The virtual KubeCon + CloudNativeCon EU kicked off yesterday, and a number of cloud-native companies announced new offerings and updates to existing products.  Here are a few highlights: Carbon Relay launches free, self-service version of Red Sky Ops Red Sky Ops is an AIOps platform that automatically configures and optimizes containerized applications. By making it … continue reading

Operator Framework joins CNCF as incubation-level project

The CNCF has announced that it will be bringing on the Operator Framework as an incubation-level project. The Operator Framework is a toolkit for managing Kubernetes Operators, which are extensions of Kubernetes that make it easier to package, deploy, and manage Kubernetes applications.  The Operator Framework, first developed in 2016 by CoreOS which is now … 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

ITOps Open-Source Project of the Week: Open Policy Agent

Open Policy Agent (OPA) is an open-source, general-purpose policy engine for cloud-native environments. It is currently an incubating project at the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.  “The cloud-native ecosystem must provide flexible solutions to control who can do what across modern, microservice deployments because legacy approaches to policy management do not satisfy the requirements of modern … continue reading

Report: Cloud-native projects now the norm in production

Cloud-native deployments are now the norm. According to CNCF’s community survey, cloud-native projects are increasingly being deployed in production.  The CNCF community survey was conducted in September and October 2019, and the company received 1,337 responses. The goal of the community survey is to understand where and how cloud native technologies are being adopted, the … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: Amazon FXs for Lustre beta, Citrix vulnerability discovered, and Falco security audit results

Amazon has announced a beta release of Amazon FSx for Lustre CSI driver on Amazon EKS. Amazon FSx for Lustre is a fully-managed and optimized file system for workloads like machine learning, high performance computing, video processing, financial modeling, electronic design automation, and analytics. According to Amazon, this driver will make it easier to configure … continue reading

The Update Framework becomes first security project to graduate CNCF

The Update Framework (TUF) has become the first specification and first security-focused project to graduate the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). It was accepted as a CNCF project in 2017 and has become the industry’s “de facto standard” for securing software update systems, according to the foundation. “We designed TUF so that an organization does … continue reading

Problems and solutions of monitoring your Kubernetes Operators

For me, the most important thing monitoring can provide is the ability to see what is happening inside your clusters–be it the state of the workload, or the status of the applications–is significant and should not be a day two concern. Good information on your clusters allows you to react quickly to misconfigured deployed applications, … continue reading

KubeCon Day 3: Kubernetes Community Days, Chronosphere announces tracing capabilities, and Pivotal Application Service on Kubernetes

KubeCon is in full swing with companies continuing to announce new features and solutions dedicated to the Kubernetes ecosystem.  Here are some more highlights from the week: CNCF announced Kubernetes Community Days The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has announced Kubernetes Community Days. These are community-organized events that will bring together technologists to learn, collaborate, … continue reading

Diagram of how Rancher Labs' Longhorn project works

ITOps Times news digest: Rancher Labs project joins CNCF, Moogsoft Express released, and Kontena Lens 2.3

Rancher Labs has announced that the CNCF has accepted its Longhorn project into the CNCF Sandbox. Longhorn is a container storage solution that helps teams manage stateful workloads in Kubernetes. Longhorn is currently on version 0.6.2 and its key capabilities include enterprise-grade distributed block storage, volume snapshots, built-in backup and restore, live upgrades that don’t … continue reading

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CloudEvents moves to the CNCF Incubator

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation has announced that the open source specification CloudEvents has reached version 1.0. The specification has been approved by the CNCF Technical Oversight Committee to move into the CNCF Incubator. CloudEvents is a specification for describing event data in a common form. It was first accepted to the CNCF as a … continue reading

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ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Envoy

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) is releasing its second Project Journey Report for the graduated project: Envoy, a network proxy that was designed by Lyft and released as open source in 2016.  Its first Project Journey Report was for Kubernetes, which was also the first project to graduate from the CNCF.  Envoy is typically … continue reading

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